Further extension to Chesterfield Canal

Published: Thursday, 22 April 2021

 WITH planning permission approval there is to be a further 1.6 miles extension to Chesterfield Canal.

Massive protest against CaRT's mooring 'Safety Zones'

Published: Thursday, 22 April 2021

THE National Bargee Travellers Association's (NBTA) protest against CaRT's mooring 'Safety Zones' proved most successful.

Lock failure after massive repair programme

Published: Wednesday, 21 April 2021

IT WAS only two years ago that many thousands of pounds were spend on repairs to Sawley No 2 lock, but it did not last very long.

Four closures in one day

Published: Wednesday, 21 April 2021

THE waterways are falling like nine-pins, with four failures yesterday, Tuesday.

Boaters sneaking through Soot Hill stoppage

Published: Wednesday, 21 April 2021

THOUGH the stoppage at Soot Hill was not officially opened until10am today, boaters have been sneaking through.

Hertford Union Canal closed

Published: Wednesday, 21 April 2021

DELAYED maintenance has closed the Hertford Union Canal.

Anderton Lift only free on pot luck

Published: Monday, 19 April 2021

THE lift charges at Anderton Boat Lift are the same as they have ever been, writes Linda Andrews.

Soot Hill not re-opened today after all

Published: Monday, 19 April 2021

THE boaters lined-up in anticipation of the opening of the Soot Hill stoppage today will be disappointed—it's been delayed.

Boaters died from Carbon Monoxide poisoning

Published: Monday, 19 April 2021

THE report on the death of two boating friends in York found the cause was Carbon Monoxide (CO) poisoning.

Victor brings a bit of good news

Published: Saturday, 17 April 2021

IT IS rather difficult finding good news concerning our waterways these days, but that the Anderton Boat Lift is free to use is good news.