Hirers could not get boat back in time

Published: Thursday, 31 October 2019

I WAS most interested in the comments of Jessica Walker who had the problems when hiring a boat on the canals, writes, Reg Dailey.

Banking above flood lock saved Sawley

Published: Thursday, 31 October 2019

IN THE past, the amount of recent rain would have flooded Sawley Marina, but banking installed to protect an auction yard saved it.

Maintenance tips from River Canal Rescue

Published: Wednesday, 30 October 2019

IN A BID to reduce the number of incidents on our waterways, River Canal Rescue (RCR) shares the
main causes of this year’s call-outs and offers some maintenance tips.

Now its L&L towpaths closed.

Published: Wednesday, 30 October 2019

THE closures of the navigation on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal does not usually affect towpaths but  now one has not 'escaped'.

Thames used for building material deliveries

Published: Wednesday, 30 October 2019

THE new Port of Tilbury2 is to include the country's largest construction materials terminal for boat haulage on the Thames.

Boating holiday a disaster

Published: Tuesday, 29 October 2019

I TRUST you will allow me use of your columns to tell of my experience with Excellence Afloat that has gone out of business, asks Jessica Walker.

Another L&L lock has restrictions

Published: Tuesday, 29 October 2019

IN ADDITION to the Wigan flight being under restrictions due to leakage, another Leeds & Liverpool Canal lock is now under the same restrictions.

Salterford Lock out of action again

Published: Tuesday, 29 October 2019

NOTWITHSTANDING seven months work repairing Saltersford Large Lock on the Weaver it is out of action yet again!

Boat hire company goes bust

Published: Monday, 28 October 2019

THE Coventry boat hire company Excellence Afloat has gone into liquidation with staff unpaid for four months.

Victor: What the hell is the point of this?

Published: Sunday, 27 October 2019

THE Canal & River Trust tell us that it is pleased to welcome the Maelstrom Artwork Commission.