Another Rochdale stoppage makes it risky to cruise

Published: Thursday, 23 June 2022

THIS is the first time ever in over 20 years that we have suggested a canal is 'risky' to cruise, but have no option as regards to the Rochdale Canal.

Major repairs required for Anderton Boat Lift

Published: Thursday, 23 June 2022

THE recent repairs to Anderton Boat Lift disclosed excessive wear on the seals of the west ram which has damaged the ram coating.

Tringford Reservoir recovered

Published: Wednesday, 22 June 2022

FOR many months work has been undertaken on Tringford Reservoir.

The 'Wink' on the blink yet again

Published: Wednesday, 22 June 2022

THE Winkwell Swing Bridge on the Grand Union is on the blink again.

A Weaver swing bridge repaired

Published: Wednesday, 22 June 2022

IT IS good news for the 'Ghost Ship', Danny, giving trips on the Weaver from Anderton Boat Lift.

A new bard of the Avon

Published: Wednesday, 22 June 2022

The Avon’s new Poet Laureate, admits she was lost for words when the Warwickshire river’s guardians, Avon Navigation Trust offered her the role of her life.

Fourth stoppage for Rochdale Canal this month

Published: Wednesday, 22 June 2022

THE failure of a pump supplying water to the Rochdale Canal has resulted in the canal's fourth stoppage this month.

Low water levels at Derwent Mouth

Published: Monday, 20 June 2022

MAYBE the low water levels at the Shardlow end of the Trent & Mersey are due to inadequate maintenance, rather than the level of the Trent (which looks to be at a normal 'summer' level)? Writes Ralph Freeman.

Massive refurbishment over Tame Valley Canal

Published: Monday, 20 June 2022

THERE is a £59m refurbishment planned for the A38(M) over the Tame Valley that looks likely to cause stoppages.

Protest Picnic on the Lee Navigation

Published: Monday, 20 June 2022

THE National Bargee Travellers Association (NBTA) has organised a Protest Picnic to futher its campaign to resist  Canal & River Trust's 'attacks on the capital’s liveaboard boating community.'