Four men arrested after rape on 'Rochdale Nine'

Published: Tuesday, 19 May 2020

A WOMAN in her 30s suffered an appalling ordeal by a gang of four men on the towpath of the Rochdale Canal in Manchester.

ABC plan to operate its hire fleet from July

Published: Tuesday, 19 May 2020

ALTHOUGH ABC Leisure Group was required to close as a non-essential business we never stopped moorers visiting their boats—government advice and CaRT guidance did though, writes Carl.

Victor: Good one Damian!

Published: Sunday, 17 May 2020

IN THESE tragic days it's a relief to get a bit of humour, and we have to thank friend Damian Kemp for keeping us entertained with his updates.

Boat Safety Scheme examinations now resumed

Published: Saturday, 16 May 2020

BOAT Safety Scheme (BSS) Examinations, suspended in the coronavirus related lockdown, have now resumed for most boat owners.

What sort of condition will the canals be in?

Published: Friday, 15 May 2020

WITH the canals neglected for months what sort of condition will they be in when leisure cruising is eventually resumed?

EA relax boating restrictions but no day leisure cruising

Published: Friday, 15 May 2020

FOLLOWING the government announcement the Environmental Agency is now relaxing its boating restrictions.

Low water levels close the Rochdale

Published: Friday, 15 May 2020

UNLIKE the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, it is thankfully not the whole canal that is closed but a pound at Todmorden.

Have the Thames and Nene restrictions been lifted?

Published: Thursday, 14 May 2020

THOUGH the government has allowed boating to commence after the coronavirus shutdown, there is no information concerning the rivers not under Canal & River Trust's jurisdiction.

Chesterfield Canal Walking Festival cancelled

Published: Thursday, 14 May 2020

IT IS WITH great regret that the Chesterfield Canal Trust has decided to cancel its Walking Festival, yet another victim of Covid 19.

Navigations re-open on the 1st June

Published: Wednesday, 13 May 2020

AFTER the government announcement today, Wednesday, Canal & River Trust will open its waterways on Monday 1st of June.