Nene flood rated as 'danger to life'

Published: Saturday, 26 December 2020

THE flooding Nene caused the Environment Agency to issue a 'danger to life' major incident status with severe flood warnings.

Victor: Dragged out at Christmas

Published: Friday, 25 December 2020

HERE it is Christmas Day and I'm dragged out to 'entertain' you—no peace for the you-know-what, eh?

A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you all

Published: Thursday, 24 December 2020

WITH grateful thanks to all you contributors who make narrowboatworld the most read, believed and independent waterways publication is existence today.

Will lessons be learnt?

Published: Thursday, 24 December 2020

I WONDER how many people have noticed that the steel pilling at the breaches on the Ashby and now the New Junction Canal at its junction with the Aire & Calder have prevented two major floods happening? Writes Keith Gudgin.

Notable exception

Published: Thursday, 24 December 2020

AFTER seeing your article about the breach on the Aire & Calder I searched for more information on the internet, writes James Henry.

Trent & Mersey culvert repaired and navigation open

Published: Thursday, 24 December 2020

THE collapsed culvert between bridges 184 and 185 at Northwich is now repaired with the navigation open.

Bank now completely washed away

Published: Wednesday, 23 December 2020

THE remains of the bank at the breach on the Aire & Calder has now completely washed away.

Lack of inspections and checks cause of Aire & Calder breach

Published: Wednesday, 23 December 2020

BENEATH the Aire & Calder Navigation, right next to where that hole has appeared near New Bridge is a largish culvert, writes Tony Dunkley.

CaRT to spend £1 million on Leicester waterway

Published: Wednesday, 23 December 2020

THE Canal & River Trust tells that 'Leicester's waterways are to benefit from a £1 million programme of improvements'.

Rochdale stays closed

Published: Wednesday, 23 December 2020

THE Rochdale Canal will not be re-opened at Punchbowl Bridge (43) in time for Christmas as was hoped.