Swans rescued from oil spill at Stourbridge

Published: Friday, 28 February 2020

FOUR Swans covered in oil had to be rescued from the canal at Stourbridge Town Arm.

New hire boat code will increase costs

Published: Friday, 28 February 2020

THE consultation on proposed changes to the Hire Boat Code by British Marine and the Association of Inland Navigation Authorities will result in increased costs for businesses.

Coxhead Swing Bridge re-opens in March

Published: Friday, 28 February 2020

COXHEAD Swing Bridge (20) on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal will be repaired in early March.

Arun boat rally to prove navigational rights

Published: Friday, 28 February 2020

OWNERS of small craft are invited to join the Arun Boat Rally to prove navigational rights on the river.

Further flooding stops Soar boat removal

Published: Friday, 28 February 2020

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FURTHER flooding of the Soar has prevented the removal of the narrowboat obstructing the bridge at Barrow-on-Soar.

Rochdale Canal closed until May

Published: Thursday, 27 February 2020

FOR those northern boaters who enjoy winter cruises the choice of canals is failing rapidly, with the Rochdale following hard on the heels of the Macclesfield being closed.

Floating restaurant destroyed by fire

Published: Thursday, 27 February 2020

THE Embankments Floating Bar and Grill Restaurant on the Medway in Maidstone was destroyed by fire yesterday (Wednesday).

Macclesfield Canal closed indefinitely

Published: Wednesday, 26 February 2020

ONCE again the Macclesfield Canal is closed to navigation this time for an indefinite period.

No access to stranded Trent narrowboat

Published: Wednesday, 26 February 2020

A FURTHER flood on the Trent and Soar has scuppered the possibility of a quick removal from the towpath of the stranded boat.

Hurleston Bridge moved to the Macc!

Published: Wednesday, 26 February 2020

THE Canal & River Trust stoppage notices have reach a new low!