Macclesfield now closed until March

Published: Thursday, 17 October 2019

THE boaters that had booked passage through the stoppage on the Macclesfield have been allowed through and the waterway is now closed until March.

If CaRT won't do it...

Published: Thursday, 17 October 2019

IF CANAL & River Trust will not clean-up the Oxford Canal, one boater at least will do so.

Caught by Three

Published: Thursday, 17 October 2019

A STRANGE title, but those of you who use a Three dongle to obtain your internet will perhaps know that it has been 'down' since 10.30pm Wednesday evening and just back at 9.45 this morning—hence our late updates.

Remarkable nobody drowned

Published: Wednesday, 16 October 2019

READING about the algae on the canal in Walsall it is remarkable that nobody drowned, writes T. Lang.

Publicity gets CaRT responding to Walsall danger

Published: Wednesday, 16 October 2019

AFTER the bad publicity resulting from four people falling into its canal in one evening, Canal & River Trust have responded.

Virgin enjoy an awayday

Published: Wednesday, 16 October 2019

DURING September, a group of seven keen volunteers from the Virgin Media Business Project Delivery team came to do some vegetation clearance along the Chesterfield Canal.

No further boats through Macclesfield stoppage

Published: Wednesday, 16 October 2019

THOUGH Canal & River Trust stated that there will be a 'window' for boats through its Macclesfield Canal stoppage, the limit has been reach.

FOUR fall into canal as CaRT ignores dangerous algae

Published: Monday, 14 October 2019

THERE have now been a total of four people falling into the Walsall Canal in a single evening as it is covered in green algae that looks like grass.

Wants to volunteer

Published: Monday, 14 October 2019

AFTER hiring a narrowboat on the Trent & Mersey Canal it awakened my interest in the work on disused canals, writes Paul Harding.

Dawn Rose maintenance volunteers needed

Published: Monday, 14 October 2019

THE narrowboat Dawn Rose is the only Chesterfield Canal boat in existence and was rebuilt over four years by a group of volunteers at Shireoaks Marina, where it is moored.