Chesterfield Canal slowly re-opening

Published: Wednesday, 24 June 2020

IN ACCORDANCE with the new government ruling, Chesterfield Canal Trust is slowly opening its venues.

Thames claims two more victims

Published: Wednesday, 24 June 2020

OF THE six men that visited the Thames at Odney Weir at Cookham for an afternoon by the river, just four returned home.

White Mills protects its boaters

Published: Wednesday, 24 June 2020

WITH the relaxing of the coronavirus restrictions allowing boating, White Mills Marina on the Nene have handed out disposable masks and gloves to all of its boaters.

This is getting stupid

Published: Tuesday, 23 June 2020

THERE have been many complaints concerning the 'unusual' contents of stoppage notices giving strange information, but the latest cannot be understood.

Gushing water threatens Middlewich Branch

Published: Tuesday, 23 June 2020

THE contractors involved with the HS2 high speed railway have caused a massive 'gusher' threatening the Middlewich Branch, writes Sam Bennett.

Rochdale dredging completed

Published: Tuesday, 23 June 2020

THE dredging of the Rochdale Canal at Locks 6 and 7 has been completed and the navigation re-opened.

Landslip restricts Staffs & Worcs Canal

Published: Monday, 22 June 2020

A LANDSLIP on the Staffs & Worcs Canal has restricted the navigation

Sudden flooding of the Soar

Published: Monday, 22 June 2020

I was extremely interested to read your report that Canal & River Trust had finally decided to close the Soar navigation, writes William Forbes.

Weddings for the boat lift

Published: Monday, 22 June 2020

BOATERS are having to wait until July to get off the Weaver, but plans are well ahead for it as a wedding venue in the meantime.

Victor: Why the restrictions?

Published: Sunday, 21 June 2020

THOUGH the three closed canals are to re-open in two weeks time they are under severe restrictions.