Red diesel consultation launched

Published: Wednesday, 22 July 2020

THE government has launched its consultation on the uses of red diesel and boaters can have their say.

Lock repair did not last a day!

Published: Wednesday, 22 July 2020

BOTH mechanical locks at Sawley on to the Trent failed and were repaired on Monday morning.

Only darkness at the end of the tunnel

Published: Monday, 20 July 2020

I CAN only apologise for the doom-ridden title but I am afraid this is how I see things canal related at this moment, writes Orph Mable.

Huddersfield Narrow drained by university

Published: Monday, 20 July 2020

Regarding your report on the usual “Narrow” problem, we were stranded above lock 1E when travelling up to Standedge Tunnel in June 2017.

Another Grand Union lock closure

Published: Monday, 20 July 2020

ADDING to the closure of Ivinghoe Lock (32) on the Grand Union Canal comes notice of another with 'structure failure'.

Victor: Quick change of mind

Published: Sunday, 19 July 2020

A VERY quick change of mind indeed at closing the Trent & Mersey to upgrade a towpath.

Boat hire companies recovering well from the pandemic

Published: Friday, 17 July 2020

THE boat hire companies are recovering well from the Coronavirus lockdown.

Usual 'Narrow' problem

Published: Friday, 17 July 2020

IT'S the usual problem yet again on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal.

The days of Dr. Fletcher

Published: Thursday, 16 July 2020

I WELL remember the days of Dr. Fletcher, and congratulate Ralph on his article, writes James Henry.

No wide beams at Grand Union lock

Published: Thursday, 16 July 2020

THE broken lock on the Grand Union Canal has been 'made safe' but prevents wide beam access.