'Intermittent maintenance' blamed for Whaley Bridge disaster

Published: Wednesday, 18 March 2020

THE failure of Toddbrook Reservoir at Whaley Bridge was due to 'poor design' and 'intermittent maintenance' over the years.

New pumps at Tinsley

Published: Wednesday, 18 March 2020

AT LONG last, new pumps are to be installed at Tinsley on the Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation.

More waterway event cancellations

Published: Wednesday, 18 March 2020

CORONAVIRUS has caused many waterway event cancellations with those having booked to attend advised to contact the organisers.

Cancellation of Chesterfield Canal Trust events

Published: Wednesday, 18 March 2020

CORONAVIRUS and the government's restrictions on numbers attending is causing massive cancellations of waterway events.

Macclesfield Canal embankment repaired but still closed elsewhere

Published: Wednesday, 18 March 2020

THE Palmerston Street Embankment on the Macclesfield Canal was finally repaired and the navigation reopened on Friday 13th March.

Mon & Brec closed

Published: Wednesday, 18 March 2020

THE Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal is currently closed 'until further notice'.

Crick Boat Show cancelled

Published: Monday, 16 March 2020

THERE will be no Crick Boat Show over the Late May Bank Holiday weekend this year.

Coronavirus and the waterways

Published: Monday, 16 March 2020

THE Canal & River Trust tell that even with the World Heath Organisation upgrading the coronavirus to pandemic status, boaters can still cruise the waterways.

Vandalism on the Erewash Canal

Published: Monday, 16 March 2020

VANDALISM on the waterway nowadays is something of a thing of the past, but alas not on the Erewash Canal.

Victor: Going around in circles

Published: Sunday, 15 March 2020

THE latest whizz from Canal & River Trust is a Maelstrom Art Installation.