Covering all eventualities

Published: Wednesday, 21 March 2018

MANY scenarios meet the teams from River Canal Rescue when they attend a problem, which means the training to tackle them has to be kept up to date.

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More anti-drunk barriers in Manchester

Published: Monday, 19 March 2018

IN RESPONSE to the call for more fencing after Charlie Pope drowned in the Rochdale Nine in Manchester, a temporary barrier has been erected to get people to use a footbridge instead of a lock to cross the waterway.

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Middlewich canal 'dredged'

Published: Monday, 19 March 2018

THE Middlewich Guardian would have us believe that the Middlewich Branch has been dredged by the aqueduct over the Wheelock which is why it is empty!

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Scouts clean-up canal basin

Published: Monday, 19 March 2018

SCOUT leaders were concerned at the amount of rubbish around the basin of the Staffs & Worcs Canal in Stourport so a troop had a day cleaning it up.

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Cow stolen

Published: Monday, 19 March 2018

A COW has been stolen from the side of the Nene at Ramsey, in the Fens.

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An inaccurate survey

Published: Monday, 19 March 2018

THE Worcester Canal Group is asking people to take photographs of the wildlife on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal as a survey to ascertain what lives on the water,

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Victor: The Middlewich Branch failure

Published: Sunday, 18 March 2018

YOU really have to feel sorry for the hire companies attempting to operate in this day and age on the waterways.

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Middlewich Branch Breach

Published: Friday, 16 March 2018

Middlewich Aqueduct goneTHE Canal & River Trust statement that there has been an embankment failure on the Middlewich Branch was an understatement!

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Gongoozler: Mooring and signage

Published: Friday, 16 March 2018

WALKING along towpaths I notice that there is often no standardisation of the signage to distinguish between short and longer term moorings.

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Breach closes Middlewich Branch

Published: Friday, 16 March 2018

AN EMBANKMENT failure on the Middlewich Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal has closed the waterway.

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