Lack of water closes Caldon Canal

Published: Friday, 17 September 2021

SEVEN miles of the Caldon Canal are closed die to low water.

Would you drink canal water?

Published: Thursday, 16 September 2021

WOULD you drink canal water—if they were used for moving water as planned? Asks Keith Gudgin.

Herculean task

Published: Thursday, 16 September 2021

I TOOK a copy of John Hassell's excellent book 'A tour of the Grand Junction Canal in 1819' with me on holiday recently, writes Howard Clarke.

Saved boat from sinking

Published: Thursday, 16 September 2021

I TOO have noticed a number of boats on the Oxford Canal last week having all paddles open, writes T. Lang.

Heartbreak Hill short of water

Published: Thursday, 16 September 2021

THE Canal & River Trust has warned of a shortage of water on a huge section of the Trent & Mersey Canal.

Plans to use canals to ease water supplies

Published: Wednesday, 15 September 2021

THE massive house building programme coupled with climate change could mean that the country will soon run out of water supplies.

Massive Sheffield Waterfront Festival this week-end

Published: Wednesday, 15 September 2021

THE Sheffield Waterfront Festival returns this Saturday bigger than ever.

No chance to give the 'help'

Published: Wednesday, 15 September 2021

I’M SURE many of your members must have received the email that 'we can’t improve without friends help', writes Dave Irving.

Ash dieback disease hits Wey & Arun Canal

Published: Wednesday, 15 September 2021


AS MANY readers will be aware, native ash trees in Britain have been devastated by ash dieback disease, and those growing along the canal are no exception.

Victor meets the convoy

Published: Sunday, 12 September 2021

IT WAS a convoy indeed we met coming out from shopping at Rugeley.