The reason the Figure of Three Locks will take a year to repair

Published: Friday, 13 March 2020

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THERE has been controversy why the repair to the Figure of Three Locks on the Calder & Hebble Navigation should take a year to repair.

Thieves attempted to steal solar panels from sunken boat

Published: Friday, 13 March 2020

TWO men were seen on the roof on the sunken boat on the Soar at County Road Bridge attempting to remove its solar panels.

Soar boat an obstruction to navigation and the flow of water

Published: Friday, 13 March 2020

THERE are lots of comments about the boat [at Barrow-on-Soar] obstructing the navigation of other boats through the bridge but more importantly the boat was an obstruction to the flow of water, writes John Coxon.

British Marine 'disappointed' at removal of red diesel subsidy

Published: Friday, 13 March 2020

FOLLOWING on the comment of the Royal Yachting Association yesterrday, British Marine too is concerned at the removal of the subsidy on red diesel for recreational boating, explaining:

Red diesel tax entitlement to be removed

Published: Thursday, 12 March 2020

IN ALL the goodies given out by the chancellor in his Spring Budget there was one not so good—for boaters.

'Boat' owners lose their boat as not warned of river rise

Published: Thursday, 12 March 2020

More victims of the flooding Soar, as couple lose their 'boat' at Pillings Lock Marina.

Leicester Section landslip worse than feared

Published: Thursday, 12 March 2020

THE landslip into the waterway on the Leicester Section has proved worse than feared, so the stoppage has to be extended.

Why wasn't it moved?

Published: Thursday, 12 March 2020

I AM somewhat confused by your photograph of the boat stuck on the bridge at Barrow-on-Soar, writes Helen Cripps.

Stricken Soar boat swept over

Published: Wednesday, 11 March 2020

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THE narrowboat that was stuck on County Road Bridge on the Soar at Barrow has now been swept over and sunk, as the photograph shows .

Canal & River Trust want your views

Published: Wednesday, 11 March 2020

THE Canal & River Trust has invited a third of boat licence holders to complete a short survey asking for views on the Trust and the upkeep of its waterways.