New cycleway on the Shroppie

Published: Wednesday, 02 May 2018

PART of the Shropshire Union Canal towpath around Chester is to be upgraded to a cycleway.

More objections to HS2

Published: Wednesday, 02 May 2018

CAMPAIGNERS against the new HS2 high speed train route are to highlight its effect on areas near the Trent.

Middlewich breach repaired in five weeks

Published: Wednesday, 02 May 2018

Alas, do not get too exited, as it is certainly not the current one.

Major feature on canal living

Published: Wednesday, 02 May 2018

IN THE last couple of weeks the Financial Times Weekend edition has carried a major feature about canal living, writes Roger Fox.

First boats across Surrey/Sussex border

Published: Wednesday, 02 May 2018

FOR the first time since late last century boats were able to navigate across the Surrey/Sussex county border on the Wey & Arun Canal.

Volunteers needed for engine safety monitoring system

Published: Monday, 30 April 2018

RIVER Canal Rescue is calling for volunteers to help test a new monitoring system.

Young girl dragged off towpath and sexually assaulted

Published: Monday, 30 April 2018

 A TEN years old young girl was dragged off the Ashton Canal towpath on to wasteland and sexually assaulted.

Is it blocked, breached or just empty?

Published: Monday, 30 April 2018

A POUND on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal is empty, but we are not told how or why.

Scottish canals could be closed

Published: Monday, 30 April 2018

THE Forth & Clyde and Union canals are deteriorating so fast that they are facing 'progressive failure'.

The answers are obvious

Published: Monday, 30 April 2018

THE relatives of a man who died after falling into Gloucester Docks have demanded answers from a coroner as to how it happened.