"Fence off all the Manchester canals!"

Published: Thursday, 19 April 2018

THE cry from councillors of Manchester City Council is "Fence off all the Manchester canals to save lives!"

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Marple Flight remains closed

Published: Thursday, 19 April 2018

THE promised opening of the Marple Flight for May Bank Holiday will not now take place.

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Thieves steal narrowboat then trash it

Published: Wednesday, 18 April 2018

A NARROWBOAT was stolen from its moorings at Saxilby taken on a six miles joyride then trashed.

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Smart cards intoduced for lock passages

Published: Wednesday, 18 April 2018

WATERWAYS Ireland has introduced smart cards to pay for boat passages through its locks.

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No flexibility

Published: Wednesday, 18 April 2018

My thanks to Graham Booth for reminding me of the reason for the two night restriction at Llangollen, writes David Hymers.

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Cutting mooring times

Published: Wednesday, 18 April 2018

A SIMILAR thing happened down here in Cropredy. [Cutting mooring times at Llangollen.] Writes Kevin McNiff.

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Broken bridge closes Northampton Arm

Published: Wednesday, 18 April 2018

A BROKEN lift bridge on the Northampton Arm has closed the connection between the Grand Union and the Nene.

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Minworth Lock repair failed

Published: Monday, 16 April 2018

THE recent repair of Minworth Lock 2 on the Birmingham & Fazely Canal has failed, with a closure now in force.

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Another drunk boater drowns

Published: Monday, 16 April 2018

 A BOATER staggering back to his berth after a drunken night out fell in the marina and drowned.

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The 'good news'

Published: Monday, 16 April 2018

I enjoyed reading David Hymers' item and thoroughly agree with him, writes Graham Booth.

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