Chesterfield Canal Festival

Published: Thursday, 31 May 2018

THE Chesterfield Canal Trust will hold its Festival at Staveley Town Basin  on Saturday 30th June and Sunday 1st July.

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A good Bridgewater event

Published: Thursday, 31 May 2018

SALE Cruising Club hosted this years Federation of Bridgewater Cruising Clubs Rally at its club house between the Metro line and the canal at Sale,over the Spring Bank Holiday, writes Doug Wildman.

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Steering clear of the summit level

Published: Thursday, 31 May 2018

READING Victor's comments on your trip i am glad that you have seen the difference in the Garrison and Camp hill sections, writes Dave Carden.

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Victor joins the motorway

Published: Tuesday, 29 May 2018

NO, NO, NO, not the real motorway but the Oxford Canal link of the Grand Union.

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Victor finds it easier going

Published: Friday, 25 May 2018

THE Grand Union Canal after Knowle Flight, as I mentioned, was easier going, yet after Warwick it was better still.

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Victor finds the locks are better

Published: Tuesday, 22 May 2018

THE first lock on the Garrison Flight, with its bottom gate cill obviously in a bad state of repair, left us thinking—here we go again!

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Victor gets his first stoppage

Published: Friday, 18 May 2018

WELL, it did not take long—just four days into our cruise and a stoppage.

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Victor takes to the 'terrible six' again

Published: Wednesday, 16 May 2018

IT WAS two years ago that we last ventured up the 'terrible six' of the Trent & Mersey Canal but now there is a difference.

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Victor: Hoping for better things

Published: Sunday, 13 May 2018

SO IT'S time for our usual May cruise again, and here's hoping we don't get the stoppages that we hit last September.

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Dawn Rose to the Erewash

Published: Sunday, 13 May 2018

THERE is only a single original Chesterfield Canal boat in existence, all the others having rotted away, writes Rod Auton.

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