Victor: 'Wellbeing' is the (nearly) new 'in' word

Published: Sunday, 03 June 2018

THE word 'wellbeing' was first introduced to sort-of explain Cart waterways last year, but fell flat.

'Curly Wurly' breaches

Published: Saturday, 02 June 2018

A CULVERT on the Wyrley & Essington Canal has collapsed causing a breach, with water draining away.

Hire company couldn't care less

Published: Friday, 01 June 2018

IT WAS Victor who reported the double crash of a hire boat with a moored private boat, so here is the outcome.

Trapped on the Shroppie

Published: Friday, 01 June 2018

WITH the latest closure at Audlem Flight on the Shropshire Union Canal and Middlewich Branch closed, boaters are trapped, being unable to get off the waterway.

Now the Shroppie closed and boaters get the blame

Published: Friday, 01 June 2018

AUDLEM Flight on the Shropshire Union Canal was closed yesterday after a problem with a cill, and will be closed until further notice.

Happiness?

Published: Thursday, 31 May 2018

The latest wheeze by Canal & River Trust to gain interest in it's canals by claiming they promote happiness reminds me of that great comedian Ken Dodd, writes Tom Crossley.

Marple Flight open at last—then closed!

Published: Thursday, 31 May 2018

IT WAS last Friday when Marple Flight was eventually reopened for navigation but today is again closed!

What complete crap!

Published: Thursday, 31 May 2018

THE Canal & River Trust is really exceeding itself with its ludicrous statements.

More barriers wanted for the Rochdale

Published: Thursday, 31 May 2018

IN ADDITION to the concrete barrier that has been erected on the Rochdale Nine in Manchester, there are calls for more barriers.

Man arrested for boat fire

Published: Thursday, 31 May 2018

A MAN at Middlewich has been arrested on suspicion of setting fire to a boat at King's Lock.