Chesterfield Canal Walking Festival back for second year

Published: Thursday, 01 August 2019

AFTER it success last year attracting hundreds of walkers the Chesterfield Canal Walking Festival is back for a second year.

Bailiffs close down Sawley Marina boatyard

Published: Wednesday, 31 July 2019

THE boatyard at Sawley Marina is now fenced off with its contents under the jurisdiction of the Court.

Did not research first

Published: Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Josie Blackburn’s story [Worst decision we ever made] is extremely sad for her and her family, but it amazes me that they didn’t research the inland waterways more carefully, writes Kevin McNiff.

A different experience

Published: Wednesday, 31 July 2019

WHILE I feel sorry for the travails of Josie Blackburn our experience was completely different, writes Victor Hyde.

Severe flooding swamps northern canals

Published: Monday, 29 July 2019

HEAVY rain in the North has caused severe flooding of the waterways.

Taking issue with Victor

Published: Monday, 29 July 2019

I must take issue with Victor regarding his article 'We are on our own', writes Brian Jarrett.

The worst decision we ever made

Published: Monday, 29 July 2019

AS YOU champion boaters I don't expect this article will see the light of day, writes Josie Blackburn.

Broad beams on narrow canals

Published: Monday, 29 July 2019

MADNESS should also refer to CART, for allowing a wide beam to be on a narrow canal.  Does it have a licence? Because I can't see a registration number or anything showing on a window, writes Alan Baker.

Working holidays boost canal restoration

Published: Monday, 29 July 2019

VOLUNTEERS from across the UK and France have spent three weeks in July helping restore the Wey & Arun Canal.

Victor: We are on our own

Published: Sunday, 28 July 2019

OUR contributor John Coxon asks: Do we run from the bullies—or fight?  Referring of course to the mass of failures and closures to our waterways.