Hand grenade closes waterway

Published: Wednesday, 20 February 2019

THE Leicester Section is closed at Kibworth as a hand grenade has been fished out of the waterway.

Stolen van dumped in canal

Published: Wednesday, 20 February 2019

A STOLEN van was discovered with its engine still running in the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

Trust wins award for third year running

Published: Wednesday, 20 February 2019

DUDLEY Canal & Tunnel Trust has won a special national tourism award for the third year running.

Man assaulted on towpath in hospital

Published: Wednesday, 20 February 2019

A MAN assaulted by two men on the towpath of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal had to be taken to hospital.

Volunteer surveyor sought to help with restoration

Published: Wednesday, 20 February 2019

THE Montgomery Waterway Restoration Trust is seeking a volunteer surveyor to help with its restoration.

Basic definition of theft

Published: Monday, 18 February 2019

THE basic definition of theft according to Section 1, Theft Act 1968, Bill Ridgeway tells us.

Taking fish is a crime

Published: Monday, 18 February 2019

TAKING any native fish species away from a canal or reservoir is illegal, as is using anything other that a rod, pole or line.

Cruise suggestions

Published: Monday, 18 February 2019

IN ADDITION to those already mentioned, there is a good route from Napton Junction through Braunston and onto the Coventry at Hawkesbury, writes Kevin McNiff.

Entries now open for Montgomery Canal Triathlon

Published: Monday, 18 February 2019

ENTRIES for the Montgomery Canal Triathlon, to raise funds for the restoration appeal are now being taken.

Victor: A good suggestion

Published: Sunday, 17 February 2019

I RECKON the suggestion by Helen Cripps of where to cruise is a good one.