Will the ' Dreaded Aston' be finally put right?

Published: Thursday, 28 February 2019

WORK is well in progress on what has become about the worst lock on the system to operate—the broad Aston Lock on the Trent & Mersey Canal.

Leaking seal caused Anderton closure

Published: Thursday, 28 February 2019

CANAL & River Trust opened up the Anderton Lift to the public over the weekend of February 16/17, writes Peter Lloyd.

Chester gates installation running late

Published: Thursday, 28 February 2019

VISITED the staircase locks in Chester on Tuesday to see the new gates being installed, writes Peter LLoyd.

Calder & Hebble closed

Published: Wednesday, 27 February 2019

THE Calder & Hebble Navigation was closed today at Thomes Lock 27.

Did not want to live in a narrowboat

Published: Wednesday, 27 February 2019

IT CAN be expected that most people living in boats do so from choice, but one couple certainly did not.

Rubbish facility relocated

Published: Wednesday, 27 February 2019

THOUGHT you might like to advise your readers that the rubbish area at Hawkesbury Junction has been relocated to inside of the services building, writes Alan Deane.

It's started again

Published: Wednesday, 27 February 2019

THERE is one thing that is sure about the Leeds & Liverpool Canal—it's swing bridges will break down.

Gas hobs to be banned

Published: Monday, 25 February 2019

BOATERS' wood burning stoves were the target in London for producing the 'nasties', with a complete ban in the offing.

It cannot just disappear

Published: Monday, 25 February 2019
SO THE GRP cruiser has gone!  It cannot just disappear (unless it has been broken up), writes Bill Ridgeway.

CaRT squanders £6 millions on a warehouse

Published: Monday, 25 February 2019

THOUGHT I was imagining it when local paper reported CART have just spent £6 million on buying a warehouse on Andover industrial estate in Hampshire, writes Malcolm Howe.