T&M open again today

Published: Friday, 12 April 2019

THE top gate of Common Lock is back in position and water level should allow navigation today.

Progress on Grantham Canal

Published: Thursday, 11 April 2019

PROGRESS is being made on the restoration of the Grantham Canal, with work on a further lock.

Macclesfield closed one week before season opens!

Published: Thursday, 11 April 2019

IT SEEMS that this year is going to be a duplicate of last year as far as the Macclesfield Canal is concerned—with long closures.

Easter magic at Mercia

Published: Thursday, 11 April 2019

EASTER at Mercia Marina will see lots of fun for the children, including bubble magic.

Trips up the 'Giant's Staircase'

Published: Wednesday, 10 April 2019

THIS month there is a rare opportunity to cruise up or down the 23 locks on the Chesterfield Canal known as the 'Giant’s Staircase'.

Took part in nationwide event

Published: Wednesday, 10 April 2019

THE Buckingham Canal Society volunteers took part in the recent nationwide Keep Briatain Tidy  event.

T&M closed between Alrewas and Fradley

Published: Wednesday, 10 April 2019

A BROKEN lock has closed a section of the Trent & Mersey Canal.

Leicester Section restrictions

Published: Tuesday, 09 April 2019

THE Canal & River Trust is warning of restrictions on the Leicester Section of the Grand Union Canal.

Wykewell Lift Bridge open one hour a day

Published: Tuesday, 09 April 2019

THOUGH not yet repaired, the Wykewell Lift Bridge will be open for one hour a day for navigation.

Trip boat in sad state

Published: Tuesday, 09 April 2019

I WAS walking around Stratford-upon-Avon at the weekend and came across one of the famous Avon trip boats of the 1950s, writes Roger Fox.