Want Government cash for restoration

Published: Monday, 23 November 2009
THOUGH many believe the Bridgewater Canal was England's first man made canal, the Sankey Canal was opened in 1757, four years earlier.

Danger at Caldon breach

Published: Friday, 20 November 2009

THE breach on the Leek Branch of the Caldon Canal is proving too much of an attraction to some people, who are risking injury climbing safety barriers.

Overhaul for the Ashton

Published: Friday, 20 November 2009

THE Ashton Canal is in for its winter overhaul with £60,000 being spent on essential work along the waterway.

Northampton gets marina

Published: Friday, 20 November 2009

AFTER years of controversy, it has finally been decided that Northampton will get its marina in Becket's Park on the Nene.

£3.5 millions to replace log cabin!

Published: Friday, 20 November 2009

DUDLEY Canal Trust have just published its plans to replace its 'log' cabin at the entrance to Dudley Tunnel with a £3.5 millions centre.

Middle aged vandal caught on CCTV

Published: Thursday, 19 November 2009

THE police are hunting a middle aged vandal who they believe is responsible for destroying canalside signs.

Winter overhaul for the 'Narrow'

Published: Wednesday, 18 November 2009

NEARLY half a million pounds is being spent on maintenance work on the Huddersfield Narrow this winter.

Another sculpture wrecked

Published: Wednesday, 18 November 2009

CANAL side sculptures seem to be a target for vandals, with now another being wrecked.

Rusted jubilee clip caused sinking

Published: Monday, 16 November 2009

IT WAS a rusted jubilee clip that caused a boat moored on the Thames to fill with water and sink.

Damaged bridge closes canal

Published: Saturday, 14 November 2009

A VEHICLE damaging Hapton Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal has resulted in its closure.