Swing bridge fails again

Published: Friday, 15 June 2018

IT WAS just over a month ago that the Crabtree Swing Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal failed, but it has done so again.

Stopping the leak—possibly!

Published: Friday, 15 June 2018

IT WAS four years ago that we first noiced the leak from Barton Turn Lock on the Trent & Mersey Canal.

Another 'escape' route cut off

Published: Friday, 15 June 2018

ANY boater wanting to take the 'escape' route via the Walsall Canal to avoid the breach on the Wyrley & Essington Canal can no longer do so.

Came through Hillmorton okay

Published: Friday, 15 June 2018

WHILST not doubting that Victor, Mr Lang and Anon suffered problems, I came through Hillmorton Locks twice last week without problem., writes Martin Cox.

Then there were none!

Published: Thursday, 14 June 2018

THOUGH Canal & River Trust maintain that the Liverpool Link is very popular, it is another of its well known exaggerations.

How crazy is this?

Published: Thursday, 14 June 2018

IT WAS Victor Swift who brought to notice that the volunteers were operating a one side up one side down on the twin locks at Hillmorton.

Last stranded boat to be rescued

Published: Thursday, 14 June 2018

ALL the boats left stranded by the Middlewich Branch breach were able to get away except one.

Torched sunken cruiser finally located

Published: Thursday, 14 June 2018

THE cruiser that was vandalised, set on fire and  sank in Middlewich has been located and removed.

Has someone pulled the plug again?

Published: Wednesday, 13 June 2018

HAS someone pulled the plug again on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal?

Leeds & Liverpool breached

Published: Wednesday, 13 June 2018

ANOTHER culvert has collapsed, this time causing a breach on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.