Leeds & Liverpool stoppage extended

Published: Friday, 08 March 2019

THE stoppage to repair Sandholme Aqueduct has been extended.

Will be closed for a while

Published: Thursday, 07 March 2019

WolverleyLandSlipThis is the scene at present at Wolverley on the Staffs & Worcester Canal where a landslip was caused by a leaking Severn Trent water pipe. There is still no sign of any work being done—only surveyors and engineers looking at it and, hopefully, deciding what to do.

Volunteering is not so happy-go-lucky

Published: Thursday, 07 March 2019

AS A boater of long years standing, when I sold it I wanted to still be involved with the canals and so volunteered as a lock keeper, writes Joe Parkin.

Boat pull to raise funds

Published: Thursday, 07 March 2019

THE Friends of Dawn Rose' of the Chesterfield Canal Trust are again organising a sponsored pull of the narrowboat.

Narrowboat sinks in lock

Published: Wednesday, 06 March 2019

A NARROWBOAT sank in a Poolstock Lock at Wigan but had to be left owing to darkness falling.

Landslip closes Staffs & Worcs Canal

Published: Wednesday, 06 March 2019

THERE has been a landslip at Wolverley on the Staffs and Worcs Canal that is likely to keep the canal closed for some time, writes Jimmey Lockwood.

We are powerless

Published: Wednesday, 06 March 2019

REFERENCE Victor's recent article ref BW/CaRT purchases, writes Brian D Jarrett.

Shortage of volunteer lock keepers

Published: Wednesday, 06 March 2019

THOUGH Canal & River Trust boasts of its many volunteers, it seems it cannot keep them.

Extending the Bridgewater into Runcorn

Published: Monday, 04 March 2019

THERE have been quite a few schemes for extending the Bridgewater Canal up into Runcorn, and here comes another one.

L&L closed at Burnley until 8th May

Published: Monday, 04 March 2019

MORE problems for the Leeds & Liverpool Canal as it will be closed at Burnley until the 8th May at least.