Lancaster Canal turns brown

Published: Sunday, 17 March 2019

THE Lancaster Canal in Preston at present is not very welcoming having turned a strange brown colour.

Bodies in Derbyshire canals

Published: Sunday, 17 March 2019

TWO bodies have been discovered from Derbyshire canals in the last few days.

Not much well-being for the hirers

Published: Friday, 15 March 2019

A COUPLE that my partner and I met at a lock at what they told me was known as Heartbreak Hill told me of your site if I want someone to complain to, writes Peggy Trimble.

Others take over landslip repair

Published: Friday, 15 March 2019

THERE is a worry for boaters about the time it will take for the landslip on the Staffs & Worcs Canal to be repaired as others are taking over the repair.

Lancaster Canal bridge still closed

Published: Friday, 15 March 2019

THE bridge that was struck by a vehicle on the Lancaster Canal earlier this month is still closed for navigation.

Boats freed from Staffs & Worcs landslip

Published: Thursday, 14 March 2019

WITH work now underway to clear the landslip of the Staffs & Worcs Canal, space has been cleared to allow the trapped boats to pass.

The Wheelyboat Trust on Countryfile

Published: Thursday, 14 March 2019

THE Wheelyboat Trust that has made such a difference to communities across the country, is to be showcased on BBC's Countryfile.

No new marina yet for Stratford

Published: Thursday, 14 March 2019

THOUGH planning permission had been given for a new marina in Stratford in 2012 work has still not started.

Ought to know better

Published: Wednesday, 13 March 2019

I WAS amazed to see in a web advert that the River Great Ouse had had a name change, writes T. Lang.

Northwich plans its third festival

Published: Wednesday, 13 March 2019

NORTHWICH is planning its third Summer Festival on the Weaver this year.