Get ready for more upgraded cycle towpaths

Published: Monday, 04 May 2020

THE signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Canal & River Trust and Sustrans can means only one thing—look out for more speeding cyclists.

Is foam the new 'wonder' solution to leaks?

Published: Monday, 04 May 2020

THE leak on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal opposite Arley Golf Course at Wigan has been sealed quickly and cheaply using foam.

Bridge repair will close Middlewich Branch

Published: Monday, 04 May 2020

THE repair to Weaver's Bridge (18) on the Middlewich Branch of the Shropshire Union will close the canal until completed.

Victor: It won't work mates

Published: Sunday, 03 May 2020

LAST week we received two rather glowing articles that seemed too good to be true.

Turning the canals into a linear park

Published: Friday, 01 May 2020

I HAVE to admit I am tending to believe your contributor who maintains that Canal & River Trust is intending to turn the canals into a linear park for towpath users, writes Tom Redway.

Take care at Lemonroyd Lock

Published: Friday, 01 May 2020

WITH movement on the waterways closed, it is not expected to concern many, but any using it should take care when passing through Lemonroyd Lock.

The authorities have been informed of the towpath situation

Published: Friday, 01 May 2020

FOR THE information  of your correspondent who states that the government and police should be told about the inappropriate use of the towpaths I would like to point out that both have been informed, writes Keith Gudgin.

The national boat count

Published: Friday, 01 May 2020

 THE Canal & River Trust tells that it’s annual national boat count shows that licence compliance on its waterways remains high with 96.2% of boaters holding a valid licence.

Rough and ready but keeps the isolation breakers away

Published: Thursday, 30 April 2020

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Injecting foam to stem leak in Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Published: Thursday, 30 April 2020

THE Canal & River Trust is using urethane foam to stem a leak in the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.