Entire Soar closed!

Published: Wednesday, 26 August 2020

A KNEE jerk reaction to the recently heavy rain caused Canal & River Trust to close the entire length of the Soar!

Boat strike closes Kennet & Avon

Published: Wednesday, 26 August 2020

IT WAS on Monday that our Keith Gudgin wrote that boats striking lock gates will cause failures, and again it has occurred.

Re-start on derelict Montgomery Schoolhouse Bridge

Published: Wednesday, 26 August 2020

WITH the easing of coronavirus restrictions plans are being made for the project to rebuild Schoolhouse Bridge on the Montgomery Canal.

No sharks for the Regents Canal

Published: Wednesday, 26 August 2020

THERE were to be sharks in the Regents Canal but a last minute court order has stopped it.

Lock gate replacement closes Grand Union

Published: Wednesday, 26 August 2020

THE broad lock on the Grand Union that was restricted to narrowboats only is to have new gates.

Boats hitting lock gates will cause failure

Published: Monday, 24 August 2020

IF BOATS hit the wooden lock gates enough times with enough speed then they will eventually break, writes Keith Gudgin.

First Canal of Industrial Revolution at risk of drying out

Published: Monday, 24 August 2020

WATER supply to Sankey Canal  ends as coal fired power station closes down.

Off for a paddle!

Published: Monday, 24 August 2020

THREE cows obviously thought they could do with a cool down in the Stratford-on-Avon Canal.

Victor: Have swing bridges passed their 'use by' date?

Published: Sunday, 23 August 2020

THE continuous failures of swing bridges prompts that particular question.

Coronavirus closes two tidal Trent locks

Published: Friday, 21 August 2020

WITH the lock keeper at West Stockwith Lock on the tidal Trent testing positive for coronavirus the lock is now closed.