Rochdale stays closed

Published: Wednesday, 23 December 2020

THE Rochdale Canal will not be re-opened at Punchbowl Bridge (43) in time for Christmas as was hoped.

Leaking caused Aire & Calder breach

Published: Tuesday, 22 December 2020

THE breach on the Aire & Calder Navigation was caused by leakage with the bank eventually giving way, as can be clearly seen.


Aire & Calder breached

Published: Monday, 21 December 2020

AFTER the heavy rain the Aire & Calder Navigation breached yesterday, that is threatening local villages.

'Material slips into waterway' on an embankment!

Published: Monday, 21 December 2020

NOTICES from Canal & River Trust are famous for their inaccuracies and the latest concerning a land slip keeps up the trend.

Then the remaining paddle fails...

Published: Monday, 21 December 2020

WHILST cruising the Staffs & Worcs in September a fellow boater told us that Kinver Lock gate had only one paddle working.

Where is that £800,000,000 coming from?

Published: Monday, 21 December 2020

SO THE Canal & River Trust are to spend £800,000,000 on the waterways over six years, writes T. Lang.

Victor: Pie in the sky

Published: Sunday, 20 December 2020

AS A somewhat early riser, when I learnt about CaRT bestowing £800 millions on its waterways I glanced through the window.

CaRT launch a crazy £800 millions package of contracting works!

Published: Friday, 18 December 2020

The publication Construction News has reported that Canal & River Trust has launched an £800 millions package of construction works for its waterways!

Continuous crusiers can call for pump-out cards at last

Published: Friday, 18 December 2020

SINCE late April continuous cruisers could only get pump-out cards and keys online.

Taking on climate change

Published: Friday, 18 December 2020

THE Canal & River Trust taking on climate change has created a few comments.