Stoppage hits boat full of holiday makers

Published: Friday, 03 May 2019

THE over-running stoppage of Gloucester Lock has hit a boat full of holiday makers.

Getting tough on non-licence payers

Published: Friday, 03 May 2019

THE Canal & River Trust tells that 106 boats were removed from its canals and rivers over the past year.

That's it folks!

Published: Friday, 26 April 2019

No updates until the end of next week. This is where we usually state 'gone boating', but taking to trains instead!

Coxhead's Swing Bridge attacked by JCB

Published: Friday, 26 April 2019

THE situation at the broken Coxhead's Swing Bridge has been made worse by vandals attacking it with a stolen JCB.

Sculptures at Mercia

Published: Friday, 26 April 2019

A SCULPTOR has created intricate carvings at Mercia Marina using a chainsaw—including a dragon in a
tower.

Vandals hit Aynho Lock

Published: Friday, 26 April 2019

VANDALS have struck Aynho Lock (33) on the Oxford Canal, making it inoperable.

Bargees celebrating 10 years

Published: Friday, 26 April 2019

The National Bargee Travellers Association (NBTA) is 10 years old this year, writes Nick Brown.

Coxhead's again

Published: Thursday, 25 April 2019

I HOPE you do not mind me writing again so soon about Coxhead's Swing Bridge, writes Helen Cripps.

The 'hounding' of boaters

Published: Thursday, 25 April 2019

I THOUGHT you may like to know that the 'watermate' key no longer operates some services, writes Jim Cracken.

Broken Swing bridge closes L&L for 'several weeks'

Published: Thursday, 25 April 2019

THE damage to Coxhead's Swing Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal has closed it for 'several weeks' says Canal & River Trust.