Remarkable nobody drowned

Published: Wednesday, 16 October 2019

READING about the algae on the canal in Walsall it is remarkable that nobody drowned, writes T. Lang.

Publicity gets CaRT responding to Walsall danger

Published: Wednesday, 16 October 2019

AFTER the bad publicity resulting from four people falling into its canal in one evening, Canal & River Trust have responded.

Virgin enjoy an awayday

Published: Wednesday, 16 October 2019

DURING September, a group of seven keen volunteers from the Virgin Media Business Project Delivery team came to do some vegetation clearance along the Chesterfield Canal.

No further boats through Macclesfield stoppage

Published: Wednesday, 16 October 2019

THOUGH Canal & River Trust stated that there will be a 'window' for boats through its Macclesfield Canal stoppage, the limit has been reach.

FOUR fall into canal as CaRT ignores dangerous algae

Published: Monday, 14 October 2019

THERE have now been a total of four people falling into the Walsall Canal in a single evening as it is covered in green algae that looks like grass.

Wants to volunteer

Published: Monday, 14 October 2019

AFTER hiring a narrowboat on the Trent & Mersey Canal it awakened my interest in the work on disused canals, writes Paul Harding.

Dawn Rose maintenance volunteers needed

Published: Monday, 14 October 2019

THE narrowboat Dawn Rose is the only Chesterfield Canal boat in existence and was rebuilt over four years by a group of volunteers at Shireoaks Marina, where it is moored.

Victor: Toddbrook type dams need urgent attention

Published: Sunday, 13 October 2019

AT 200 odd years old, with one failed and at least one other failing, those dams I reckon have reached their 'sell-by' date and need urgent attention.

Another eight reservoirs at risk?

Published: Friday, 11 October 2019

ARE eight reservoirs with concrete spillways similar to that at Toddbrook at risk? asks Allan Richards.

Macclesfield closed until March

Published: Thursday, 10 October 2019

THE further 'leak' on the Macclesfield Canal at Bollington has closed the navigation until March next year.