The breach from the air

Published: Thursday, 12 April 2018

Middlewich breach from above

A Drone photograph by John Bancroft showing the massive damage caused by the breach in the Middlewich Branch.

Thugs attack man in wheelchair on towpath with knife

Published: Thursday, 12 April 2018

TWO men saw a man in a wheelchair on the Shropshire Union Canal towpath as a very easy target to rob.

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Powerboat for wheelchair users

Published: Thursday, 12 April 2018

A NEW wheelchair accessible powerboat has been launched by not-for-profit charity Local Solutions at its Liverpool Watersports Centre.

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Boats trips on the Grantham Canal

Published: Thursday, 12 April 2018

THOUGH the Grantham Canal is not yet restored there is still the opportunity to experience a cruise on the waterway.

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Seal swims the Ouse

Published: Thursday, 12 April 2018

 A SEAL has been discovered some 50 miles from the sea in the Ure in the Yorkshire Dales.

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Getting rid of more staff

Published: Wednesday, 11 April 2018

CRUISING into Liverpool on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal has always been a bit of a challenge, but it is now going to be worse.

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Blunt warning for petrol engine boat owners

Published: Wednesday, 11 April 2018

AS WAS reported in narrowboatworld the last boating season saw four people killed by fumes from boat petrol engines.

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Bringing London style eating to Mercia Marina

Published: Wednesday, 11 April 2018

LOCAL family friends are set to launch an Indian ‘tapas’ style restaurant at Mercia Marina’s new landmark £3m Piazza building.

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Beavers introduced to the waterways

Published: Monday, 09 April 2018

BEAVERS have now been introduced into southern England with plans to introduce more in other parts.

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Trent & Mersey reopens after oil contamination

Published: Monday, 09 April 2018

THE Trent & Mersey Canal has been reopened with most of the contamination of an oil spill now cleared.

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