Boater suffers burns in fire

Published: Monday, 06 July 2020

A BOATER suffered burns when his narrowboat caught fire whilst moored at Wigan on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

Victor: Give yourselves extra time

Published: Sunday, 05 July 2020

SO AT LONG last the waterways are fully open, give or take a couple.

Boater found dead and boat vandalised

Published: Friday, 03 July 2020

THE liveaboard at Swarkestone Lock who was jailed for common assault has been discovered dead in his boat.

Man arrested for dumping statue in Bristol Harbour

Published: Friday, 03 July 2020

A MAN has been arrested and held over criminal damage after dumping a statue in Bristol Harbour.

All rather spoilt

Published: Friday, 03 July 2020

WHEN Birmingham Live published the Canal & River Trust report of an increase in towpath use, Richard Parry took advantage, that was however rather spoilt.

Watford repaired and re-opened

Published: Friday, 03 July 2020

THE broken Lock 3 on the Watford Flight has now been repaired and the flight re-opened.

Swing bridge fails again

Published: Friday, 03 July 2020

A SWING bridge failure, but for once not one on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal!

David: Kennet & Avon closures

Published: Thursday, 02 July 2020

THE K&A may be falling apart as far as navigation is concerned, with Church Bridge and Guyers lock closed, following the now completed stoppage at Greenham Lock.

Leicester is not a good place to be

Published: Thursday, 02 July 2020

WHAT has not appeared to be realised is that Leicester has returned to the situation that prevailed at the start of the original Lockdown, writes Chris Phillips.

Why the fee?

Published: Thursday, 02 July 2020

FURTHER to his comments concerning the admin charge for the Anderton Boat Lift, Alfred Overton writes: