Scottish canals could close to navigation!

Published: Sunday, 01 July 2018

THIS shock news has just been announced by Scottish Canals in its report that states a new strategy, which would not necessarily involve the movement of boats, should be introduced.

But where are those visitors?

Published: Sunday, 01 July 2018

I'VE JUST just seen the evidence first hand, regarding the amount of visitors that CaRT reckon we have to our waterways, write Martin & Di.

Weaver mismanagement

Published: Friday, 29 June 2018

AS IT happens we currently have our boat on the Weaver so I can report on the latest restrictions at first hand, writes David Hymers.

Leeds & Liverpool flights restricted

Published: Friday, 29 June 2018

TODAY sees navigation restriction on three major Leeds & Liverpool Canal flights.

Chesterfield Canal Festival this weekend

Published: Friday, 29 June 2018

THE Chesterfield Canal Festival will be held at Staveley Town Basin this Saturday and Sunday.

Schoolgirl pushed into canal by young yobs

Published: Thursday, 28 June 2018

A 13 YEARS old schoolgirl was pushed into a canal by gang of boys whilst walking home from school.

No Liverpool Link access until September

Published: Thursday, 28 June 2018

THE collapsed culvert causing the breach on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal will not be repaired until the end of August.

Inquest into magnet 'fishing' drownings

Published: Thursday, 28 June 2018

THE inquest opened yesterday, Wednesday, into the deaths of the two men who drowned whilst magnet 'fishing'.

The Weaver is running dry

Published: Wednesday, 27 June 2018

NOT only was there another problem with the Anderton Lift earlier this week preventing full use on to the Weaver, but the river itself is now running dry!

Beware of fake CO alarms

Published: Wednesday, 27 June 2018

FAKE carbon monoxide alarms are being offered on the internet, that do not work.