Name changes over the years

Published: Wednesday, 18 January 2023

AS ALWAYS with canal history, digging into the past is always fascinating and often contradictory, writes Mike Todd.

No identity of man found in Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Published: Wednesday, 18 January 2023

THOUGH a man's body was discovered in the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, the police are unable to identify it.

Silt closes Droitwich Canal

Published: Wednesday, 18 January 2023

THE build-up of silt on the Droitwich Canal has closed it to navigation.

Victor finds CaRT is keeping it quiet...

Published: Monday, 16 January 2023

WHEN is a boat not a boat—when it's stuck in a tunnel!

Still the Leeds & Liverpool Canal fails

Published: Saturday, 14 January 2023

MAKING it the fith failure this year comes news of another bridge failure.

Boat jammed in Preston Brook Tunnel

Published: Saturday, 14 January 2023

A NARROWBOAT that obviously was not narrow enough, was stuck in Preston Brook Tunnel.

Coal man found dead in canal

Published: Saturday, 14 January 2023

SOME very sad news, Keith Gudgin writes.

Paddington Arm closed for bridge artwork

Published: Saturday, 14 January 2023

THE Paddington Arm of the Grand Union Canal is to be closed for artwork on a temporary conveyor bridge over the waterway.

Incapable of keeping Pennines crossings open

Published: Friday, 13 January 2023

YOUR correspondent Jenny Wicks is right to be concerned about crossing the Pennines via the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Frank Auffret writes.

Stoppages fail to diminish

Published: Friday, 13 January 2023

THE stoppages on the waterways certainly fail to diminish as Keith Gudgin admirably puts it.