Check before you cruise

Published: Thursday, 21 July 2022

WITH low water levels throughout the system it is now advisable to check before attempting to cruise.

Open gates draining Erewash Canal

Published: Wednesday, 20 July 2022

THE Canal & River Trust state that open gates are draining the Erewash Canal, that is closing the navigation.

Correct about living conditions in extreme heat

Published: Wednesday, 20 July 2022

YOUR T. Lang is so correct about the conditions of a narrowboat in extreme heat, writes Phillip Bates.

Two Kennet & Avon swing bridges damaged

Published: Wednesday, 20 July 2022

TWO Kennet & Avon Canal swing bridges were damaged yesterday, Tuesday.

It's not so wonderful after all

Published: Tuesday, 19 July 2022

HAVING connections in London and access to boaters' social media, etc, I can tell you that there has been a great change of mind about living in a boat in the city, writes T. Lang.

Two teenagers drown in canals

Published: Tuesday, 19 July 2022

THE hot weather tempting teenagers into the waterways is again having tragic results with two more drownings.

Doesn't have the necessary equipment

Published: Tuesday, 19 July 2022

THE delay to the repair of paddles on a lock was due to not having the necessary equipment!

'Winter Work' on Calder & Hebble

Published: Tuesday, 19 July 2022

THERE is a warning of the lack of water on the Calder & Hebble.

Victor gives the chance for a laugh

Published: Sunday, 17 July 2022

DEAR Damien, he of the Boaters Update  is giving us all a laugh this month—and don't we need it?

Northern navigations closing down

Published: Saturday, 16 July 2022

BOTH the Huddersfield Narrow and the Caldon canals are shortly to be closed, Canal & River Trust warn