Marple closed again

Published: Tuesday, 10 July 2018

ANY boater considering the Marple Flight these days can surely be advised to give it a miss.

Sunk boat closes lock

Published: Tuesday, 10 July 2018

A BOAT carrying gravel sank in Clifton Lock on the Thames, closing the lock.

No progress on Stratford marina

Published: Tuesday, 10 July 2018

IT WAS in early 2016 that permission was given for a marina on the Avon in Stratford, but no progress as been made.

Broken pump closes Grand Union

Published: Monday, 09 July 2018

A PUMP failure at Camp Hill Flight on the Grand Union Canal in Birmingham means the pound towards Knowle Locks is short of water.

No go-ahead for Middlewich marina

Published: Monday, 09 July 2018

THE plans for a new marina on the Trent & Mersey Canal in Middlewich have still not been approved by the council.

Delay to Wyrley & Essington Canal re-opening

Published: Monday, 09 July 2018

THE failed culvert on the Wyrley & Essington Canal could not be repaired by the 6th July as promised.

Record crowd at festival

Published: Monday, 09 July 2018

A RECORD crowd witnessed a Lancaster bomber flying over Staveley Town Basin, followed by a Dakota the next day—two of many highlights at the Chesterfield Canal Festival.

CaRT will make London mooring worse

Published: Monday, 09 July 2018

THE Canal & River Trust published its London Mooring Strategy with claims it will make it easier to moor in London, but the National Bargee Travellers Association London dispute this.

An old technique

Published: Monday, 09 July 2018

Regarding your comment about the work on the Bosley Locks, writes Mike Todd.

Victor: Scottish waterways shock

Published: Sunday, 01 July 2018

IT IS shock news indeed that Scottish Canals is considering closing its waterways to boats.