Toddbrook reservoir reviews

Published: Wednesday, 23 October 2019

FOLLOWING the announcement in September by the Environment Secretary, Theresa Villiers, of an independent review into the Toddbrook incident, the government has now published terms of reference, writes Allan Richards.

CaRT starts 'get fit' scheme

Published: Wednesday, 23 October 2019

THE Canal & River Trust is promoting 'get fit' for people over 55 years of age.

Electric boats on the Avon

Published: Wednesday, 23 October 2019

THE largest boat operator on the Avon at Stratford is now experimenting with all electric boats.

Montgomery Canal Triathlon raises £5,000

Published: Wednesday, 23 October 2019

FRIENDS of the Montgomery Canal have made a £5,000 donation to Restore the Montgomery Canal appeal.

Lack of interest with boating activities

Published: Wednesday, 23 October 2019

I CONCUR whole heartedly with Jim Cracken’s comment regarding CaRT’s lack of real interest or concern with boating activities, writes Brian D Jarrett.

Collapsed Culvert closes Leeds & Liverpool for winter

Published: Wednesday, 23 October 2019

THE collapsed culvert on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal will closed the waterway over winter.

Another Leeds & Liverpool stoppage

Published: Monday, 21 October 2019

STILL further adding to the woes of Leeds & Liverpool Canal boaters comes the third stoppage in less than a week.

What about boating activity?

Published: Monday, 21 October 2019

I AM not going to comment on the CaRT report that the most common cause of damage was vandalism, as we all know that is crap, writes Jim Cracken.

It's just an excuse

Published: Monday, 21 October 2019

OTHERS have commented on the lack of vandals on the canals these days, to which I agree, writes Helen Cripps.

Culvert collapse on Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Published: Monday, 21 October 2019

A CULVERT collapse has closed the Leeds & Liverpool Canal between Adlington and Wigan Flight.