The poor Rochdale Canal suffers yet another stoppage

Published: Monday, 31 August 2020

ANOTHER stoppage over the week-end on the Rochdale makes it a total of ten stoppages this year.

Trent re-opens at Nottingham

Published: Monday, 31 August 2020

THE repair to Meadow Lane Lock at Nottingham has been completed and the Trent re-opened for navigation.

Victor: Arteries of Beauty

Published: Sunday, 30 August 2020

'ARTERIES of Beauty.  Britain's canal network is a wonderful amenity. Time now to revive the towpaths'.

Reflections of an Ancient Boater—The 'life cycle' of a marina

Published: Friday, 28 August 2020

SOME marinas are built purely as marinas, but I suspect others are built for other reasons and the marina element is, in effect, a Trojan Horse, writes Ralph Freeman.

We are certainly being kidded

Published: Friday, 28 August 2020

JOHN Coxon certainly asked the right question of who is kidding who, writes James Henry.

Leeds & Liverpool swing bridge failure dilemma

Published: Friday, 28 August 2020

ANOTHER Leeds & Liverpool swing bridge failure causes a bit of a dilemma for boaters.

Trent in flood

Published: Thursday, 27 August 2020

FOLLOWING on the advice that the Soar was in flood and closed, we are told the Upper Trent is in flood and closed.

Open week-ends—by appointment!

Published: Thursday, 27 August 2020

IT WAS coronavirus that stopped the open week-ends at White Mills Marina on the Nene.

Which part of the Grand Union?

Published: Thursday, 27 August 2020

THE recent strong winds have brought down several trees on the Grand Union Canal, but we have to guess where!

Who is kidding who?

Published: Wednesday, 26 August 2020

THE notice tells—'Canal & River Trust is planning to temporarily restrict navigation movements along a six mile stretch of the Chesterfield Canal from September 1st until further notice', writes John Coxon.