It's the 'blame game' yet again

Published: Tuesday, 18 July 2017

YET another instance where Canal & River Trust are blaming others for its inadequacies—this time at the lock at Sutton Stop.

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Boat jammed in Hurleston Lock

Published: Tuesday, 18 July 2017

A NARROWBOAT is at present jammed in Lock 4 of Hurleston Locks at the junction of the Llangollen Canal with the Shropshire Union Canal, preventing navigation.

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Hirer sank her narrowboat

Published: Monday, 17 July 2017

A NARROWBOAT owner took pity on a man who advertised on the internet that he wanted to try the lifestyle of boating, but he sank the boat by leaving the weed hatch off.

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No lottery grant for Wappenshall Wharf project

Published: Monday, 17 July 2017

THOUGH the Telford Support Group, part of the Shrewsbury and Newport Canals Trust, was awarded £95,000 towards its Wappenshall Wharf project in January of this year, the funders have now put the award on hold.

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Canal body 'suspicious'

Published: Monday, 17 July 2017

A MAN'S body discovered at Woodham Lock at West Byfleet in the Basingstoke Canal is being treated as 'suspicious' by the police.

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Weaver swing bridge reopens

Published: Monday, 17 July 2017

ACTON Swing Bridge that carries the busy A59 over the Weaver is to reopen after a £1.5 million repair project.

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Another banana lock in the making?

Published: Sunday, 16 July 2017

A BULGE appearing on one of the narrow lock sides of the Staffs & Worcs Canal is very likely to cause an extended stoppage in the future.

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Victor: The bad news first

Published: Sunday, 09 July 2017

I EXPECT I had better give you the bad news first—no narrowboatworld updates until next weekend.

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Possibility of BCN Mainline closure

Published: Saturday, 08 July 2017

THE unexpected closure of the Birmingham Main Line yesterday, Friday, by the 'serious faults' of a bridge over the waterway brought the possibility of a long stoppage whilst it was repaired.

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New Scotland canal honours the Queen

Published: Friday, 07 July 2017

A NEW canal section forming the eastern gateway to Scotland’s Forth & Clyde Canal has been given a royal seal of approval after being officially named in honour of the Queen.

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