Boat sinkings on the increase

Published: Friday, 19 January 2018

TODAY'S report by River Canal Rescue shows that boat sinkings are on the increase.

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Middle Level licences to be introduced

Published: Thursday, 18 January 2018

THOUGH there is opposition from boaters to the introduction of boat licences for the Middle Level waterways, they are to be introduced.

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The Trust admits failure of Waterway Partnerships

Published: Thursday, 18 January 2018

THE  Canal & River Trust has admitted the failure of its ill conceived Waterway Partnerships, and downgraded them to Regional Advisory Boards.

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Tinsley remains closed

Published: Thursday, 18 January 2018

THE Tinsley Flight on the Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation still remains closed.

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Where are they?

Published: Wednesday, 17 January 2018

IT was a fellow moorer here at Knighton [Shropshire Union Canal] who introduced me to your site.

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Leicester Riverside Festival

Published: Wednesday, 17 January 2018

THE Leicester Riverside Festival, now in its 21st year, returns on the first weekend in June, and this free festival will be spread over four areas on and off the water.

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Church Minshull Aqueduct is Marina of the Year

Published: Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Church Minshull Aqueduct has won the UK Inland Marina of the Year 2018 award, presented at the London Boat Show.

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More pump problems

Published: Monday, 15 January 2018

THIS time it is the pumps supplying the basin at Sheffield on the Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation at Tinsley that have given up the ghost once again.

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The goverment tricked

Published: Monday, 15 January 2018

I WELL remember the forming of the Waterways Partnerships when the government was tricked into believing that they would create a permanent funding stream for the waterways, writes Hugh Rhodes.

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Canal comes first in planning row

Published: Monday, 15 January 2018

THE plans for a multi-storey building in Leamington have been refused in favour of its impact on the nearby Grand Union Canal, perhaps setting a welcome trend.

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