Ridiculous canal television programme

Published: Monday, 22 March 2021

VICTOR was certainly right about the canal cruising programme on television last night, writes James Henry.

Now you know!

Published: Monday, 22 March 2021

IT WAS way back on Sunday 21st February that Radcliffe Lock on the Soar was closed to navigation.

Victor asks what will Easter bring?

Published: Saturday, 20 March 2021

GOOD Friday, the start of the Easter holidays is the usual boating season starting day, but what will it bring for us boaters?

Audlem waterway medical bulletin

Published: Friday, 19 March 2021

THE Shropshire Union Canal is somewhat indisposed at Bennett's Bridge at Audlem, writes Dave Martin.

Another contractor needed for swing bridge repair

Published: Friday, 19 March 2021

ANOTHER contractor has been brought in to help with the Weaver swing bridge repair.

Tempory fix to Aire & Calder breach

Published: Wednesday, 17 March 2021

THE leaking coffer dam on the Aire & Calder breach has had a 'temporary fix', after it failed.

Middlewich Boat Festival is latest cancellation

Published: Wednesday, 17 March 2021

MIDDLEWICH Boat Festival has been cancelled for the second time due to coronavirus restrictions.

Northern Ireland boaters likely to lose use of red diesel

Published: Wednesday, 17 March 2021

THE Union VAT and excise law that applies to Northern Ireland means that boaters are likely to loose the use of red diesel, thus having to pay the full duty for both propulsion and heating.

Erewash Canal towpath body identified

Published: Wednesday, 17 March 2021

THE body of the man discovered on the Erewash Canal towpath in Long Eaton has been identified.

Lancaster Canal reopens

Published: Wednesday, 17 March 2021

SCAFFOLDING has now been erected at the damaged bridge on the Lancaster Canal and so it is reopened for navigation.