Leeds & Liverpool swing bridge closed until Spring

Published: Thursday, 09 July 2020

THE lack of maintenance to the Leeds & Liverpool Canal swing bridges has resulted in the closure of a Skipton swing bridge until Spring of next year

Charging for using Anderton Boat Lift

Published: Thursday, 09 July 2020

THERE has been much recent discussion about CaRT's recent decision to make a charge, or is it to render a fee for using the Anderton Lift to travel from the Trent & Mersey Canal to the Weaver, and vice versa, writes Roger Fox.

Coxhead Swing Bridge re-opens

Published: Thursday, 09 July 2020

AFTER its most recent failure, Coxhead Swing Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool was repaired yesterday.

Be vigilant on Wolverhampton towpaths

Published: Wednesday, 08 July 2020

THE advice to cyclists using the Wolverhampton towpaths is to be 'vigilant'.

Coxhead closes Leeds & Liverpool again

Published: Wednesday, 08 July 2020

FOR the third time this year the failure of Coxhead Swing Bridge (20) has closed the  Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

Planning permission sought for canal restoration

Published: Wednesday, 08 July 2020

THE Chesterfield Canal Trust has submitted a planning application for the restoration of the remainder of the canal within Chesterfield.

Not looking too good for boaters

Published: Monday, 06 July 2020

WE SHOULD surely all have hoped that with the waterways open at long last there would now be a period of trouble-free boating, but alas no, with even health and safety taking the blame.

Too old at 70

Published: Monday, 06 July 2020

HAVING retired and time on my hands and an interest in canals I thought I would volunteer as a lock keeper, writes Jeffrey Hands.

Boater suffers burns in fire

Published: Monday, 06 July 2020

A BOATER suffered burns when his narrowboat caught fire whilst moored at Wigan on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

Victor: Give yourselves extra time

Published: Sunday, 05 July 2020

SO AT LONG last the waterways are fully open, give or take a couple.