Keeping drunks away from drowning in Manchester

Published: Friday, 08 June 2018

THERE is one way to keep drunks turning out of the many bars by the Rochdale Nine in Manchester and staggering into the canal and drowning—closing it off!

Wyrley & Essington repair could take a long time

Published: Friday, 08 June 2018

THE repair work to the collapsed culvert of the Wyrley & Essington Canal could take a long time as Severn Trent have accepted ownership.

Maclesfield closed again

Published: Friday, 08 June 2018

ONCE again the Macclesfield Canal is closed, this time by the damaged swing bridge.

The search for water

Published: Friday, 08 June 2018

IF YOU are running short of water nowadays it is best to fill up where you can.

Man drowns in Avon fleeing from yobs

Published: Friday, 08 June 2018

YOBS in Stratford are picking on the town's visitors to cause trouble with one victim drowning as a result.

Priorities

Published: Thursday, 07 June 2018

I suppose the new signage ‘suggests' that it is now boaters responsibility for the facilities here in Nantwich asks Brian D Jarrett.

Leave the locks full

Published: Thursday, 07 June 2018

I HAVE been suggesting for many years that where practical locks should be left full of water, writes Jimmy Lockwood.

Marple Flight will again be closed long term

Published: Thursday, 07 June 2018

THOUGH Canal & River Trust is attempting to play down the problem with Lock 11 on the Marple Flight, it will need a long term solution.

Not fit for purpose

Published: Thursday, 07 June 2018

ISN'T it time the gloves came off with respect to CaRT? Asks Goff Low.

It WAS a boater's fault

Published: Thursday, 07 June 2018

IT WAS a boater who put one of the mechanical locks out of action for the week at Sawley on the Trent.