Repair delay to K&A swingbridge

Published: Friday, 08 September 2017

THIS time it is vandals that have delayed the repair to the Padworth Swingbridge (27) on the Kennet & Avon Canal.

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New Birmingham Canal Festival

Published: Thursday, 07 September 2017

THE Canal & River Trust is organising a new festival to take place along the Birmingham city centre canals.

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Time to check your gas installation

Published: Thursday, 07 September 2017

IT IS Gas Safety Week again, when we are urged to check our boat's installation to make sure there are no leakages.

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Better on the climb to Napton

Published: Wednesday, 06 September 2017

WE RECOVERED our energy at Warwick’s welcoming Saltisford Arm before tackling the journey back to London, writes Roger Fox.

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What a mess

Published: Wednesday, 06 September 2017

A COMMENTATOR on a television program recently told us that this is the new golden age of the canals—to which no doubt Victor would remark 'what utter tosh!', writes Tom Crossley.

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Too slow or too fast?

Published: Wednesday, 06 September 2017

This year we don't seem to be able to please all of the people all of the time, but we try to please some of the people some of the time, writes Julie Bedell.

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K&A still closed at Crofton

Published: Wednesday, 06 September 2017

THOUGH Canal & River Trust state that the level is recovering on the summit pound of the Kennet & Avon Canal the navigation remains closed.

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Two year old drowns at moorings

Published: Tuesday, 05 September 2017

A two years old girl fell into the river at Nene moorings in Peterborough, later passing away in hospital.

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Three more canal closures today

Published: Monday, 04 September 2017

MORE boaters are going to be affected by closures today, Monday, as three more canals are closed, due to one reason or another.

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Not a 'charming and peaceful' life

Published: Monday, 04 September 2017

I WAS not at all surprised to read that someone who took up residential mooring in London did not get his 'charming and peaceful life' that he expected. writes James Henry.

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