New trust gets £10,000

Published: Wednesday, 13 March 2019

A NEW waterways trust has received an award from the National Lottery Community Fund of £10,000, that it will use for publicity and equipment.

The chance to try a narrowboat

Published: Monday, 11 March 2019

ONCE again Drifters Waterway Holidays and the Canal & River Trust are offering people the chance to try canal boating for free at 17 locations across England and Wales.

See the 'missing link'

Published: Monday, 11 March 2019

THERE is the chance for people to join a walk around the 'missing link' of the Chesterfield Canal next month.

More hydro electric power

Published: Monday, 11 March 2019

ANOTHER hydro electric power plant has been opened on the Ouse above York.

Slum boat moved again

Published: Monday, 11 March 2019

THE BOAT aptly named the 'Slum Boat', has been moved again by the Environmental Agency.

Victor: Water shortage closures!

Published: Sunday, 10 March 2019

IT TAKES some believing in view of all the recent rain, but CaRT is closing part of the Grand Union Canal tomorrow, Monday, owing to lack of water!

End of March before Aston Lock opens

Published: Friday, 08 March 2019

THE Canal & River Trust tell that the broad Aston Lock on the Trent  & Mersey Canal will not be open this week as originally planned.

Upgrade of Standedge Café

Published: Friday, 08 March 2019

FALLING interest in Standedge Tunnel and its visitor centre has prompted an upgrade to the Waterside Café.

River search for missing man

Published: Friday, 08 March 2019

WATER search teams have been out on the Severn in an attempt to  find the missing Stephen Colledge.

Severn causing problems to lock repair

Published: Friday, 08 March 2019

THE repair of Gloucester Lock will not be completed in time for the new boating season.