Vandalism closes Rochdale Nine

Published: Friday, 21 May 2021

THE Rochdale Canal is closed at Lock 92 on the Rochdale Nine flight in Manchester.

Not a good day

Published: Thursday, 20 May 2021

IT IS certainly not a good day for boaters today with now three stopages.

'Formalise a plan of works' for Ripon

Published: Thursday, 20 May 2021

THERE seems little hope of the Ripon Canal being reopened in the near future.

Hope for Macc reopening by end of month

Published: Thursday, 20 May 2021

THE Canal & River Trust reports that there is the chance that the Macclesfield Canal will be reopened by the end of the month.

Regents Canal to be closed all week?

Published: Thursday, 20 May 2021

IT WAS on Monday that we were informed by Canal & River Trust that the Regent's Canal was closed.

A six hour navigation day?

Published: Wednesday, 19 May 2021

TIME after time we are now told that something or other is only open six hours a day, so is this the new navigation time? Asks T Lang.

Flower-less flower beds

Published: Wednesday, 19 May 2021

I WROTE some time ago about the flower beds with raised wooden borders being set up around Sutton Stop, writes Brian D Jarrett.

Hope for cash for Hammersmith Bridge repair

Published: Wednesday, 19 May 2021

IT WAS back in August 2020 that cracks were discovered in Hammersmith Bridge and Thames navigation was closed.

Braunston Stop House will not be sold

Published: Wednesday, 19 May 2021

SEEMINGLY as  a result of pressure from many sources, Canal & River Trust has decided not to sell the Stop House at Braunston.

Key problems on the Droitwich

Published: Wednesday, 19 May 2021

JUST to be fair—we came up through Vines Park on Monday and met someone who made the same claim. [Re keys not working on Droitwich Canal.] writes Mike Todd.