Preparing for freight on the Aire & Calder

Published: Thursday, 27 October 2022

WITH discussions on Port Leeds comes the possibility of freight once again on the Aire & Calder Navigation.

Licence fees squandered

Published: Thursday, 27 October 2022

AS AN avid reader of your site and so conversant with your policy, I am surprised that nothing has been stated concerning the boat licence increases, writes Duncan Peters.

Really?

Published: Thursday, 27 October 2022

THE Leicester Section of the Grand Union Canal is closed at Pillings above Loughborough.

The 'winter works' fiasco

Published: Wednesday, 26 October 2022

I READ with interest your article 'Fiasco of the winter stoppage programme' and would agree with NABO's Anne Husar that it is, indeed, a fiasco, writes Allan Richards.

What's stopping the lock gate closing?

Published: Wednesday, 26 October 2022

IT WAS early on Monday that it was discovered the down-stream gate of Sawley Flood Lock on the Trent would not close.

Peak Forest Canal reopens at last

Published: Wednesday, 26 October 2022

IT TOOK just over two weeks, but at last the Peak Forest Canal has reopened.

Lock keepers cottage to be retained

Published: Wednesday, 26 October 2022

A MASSIVE proposed development in the Digbeth area of Birmingham will see a Grand Union Canal lock keepers' cottage retained.

Lock repaired—then failed again the following day!

Published: Wednesday, 26 October 2022

IT WAS on Sunday that Lemonroyd Lock (7) was closed with a failure.

What to make of it?

Published: Monday, 24 October 2022

AS WE usually have a couple of cruises late in the year I have been perusing the list of winter stoppages, writes T. Lang.

Victor: Get back to your moorings whilst you can

Published: Saturday, 22 October 2022

WHILST Canal & River Trust(?) is proclaiming its marvellous waterways at the Houses of Parliament the opposite is very much the reality.