Death closes Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Published: Wednesday, 20 March 2019

THE body of a woman found at Pontcysyllte Aqueduct on the Llangollen Canal caused it to be closed to navigation yesterday.

Hydropower scheme for Manchester Ship Canal

Published: Wednesday, 20 March 2019

AN HYDROPOWER scheme is being planned for the locks on the Manchester Ship Canal.

John Bunyan boat cruises to resume

Published: Wednesday, 20 March 2019

THE John Bunyan boat cruises on the River Great Ouse are to resume in April.

L&L swing bridges still failing

Published: Wednesday, 20 March 2019

THE boaters on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal were hoping that its swing bridges would not be suffering their normal failures after the winter maintenance.

New policy to create more linear moorings

Published: Wednesday, 20 March 2019

IN THE past, as more and more marinas were created, linear moorings were reduced, but that will now cease.

Stopping birds nesting

Published: Monday, 18 March 2019

BOATERS on the Wey in Guilford were amazed to see trees already in 'bloom'.

Canal Carnival celebrate reopening of Forth & Clyde Canal

Published: Monday, 18 March 2019

THE Canal Carnival on the Fourth & Clyde Canal is inviting boaters to take part in its event.

How many people drown?

Published: Monday, 18 March 2019

IT WAS sad to learn that two people had drowned in the Derbyshire canals, writes Helen Cripps.

NBTA publishes local authority guide for resident boaters

Published: Monday, 18 March 2019

THE National Bargee Travellers Association (NBTA) has today published the Best Practice Guide for local authority Boat Dweller Accommodation Needs Assessments under Section 124 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016.

Locals cleaning-up Bridgewater Canal

Published: Monday, 18 March 2019

A WOMAN is taking on the task of cleaning-up the Bridgewater Canal in Leigh as its owners have given up any attempt to do the job.