No navigation at Weaver swing bridge

Published: Thursday, 11 March 2021

THE repairs to Winnington Swing Bridge have hit an 'issue' that is preventing its operation.

Mercia Marina bucks the trend

Published: Wednesday, 10 March 2021

EVEN in lockdown Mercia Marina on the Trent & Mersey Canal continue apace with its development and improvements with the upgrading of pontoons to non-slip fibre grid.

More dithering over silt removal

Published: Wednesday, 10 March 2021

ON THE heels of Canal & River Trust's dithering about the removal of silt at Radcliffe Lock on the Soar, comes more of same.

Spike in rescue call-outs

Published: Wednesday, 10 March 2021

HEAVY rainfall and rising water levels early in January and February prompted an early spike in River Canal Rescue call-outs.

London moorings suspended for Eco Zone use only

Published: Monday, 08 March 2021

THE Canal & River Trust is clearing boats from moorings in London that will then be used for Eco Boats moorings only.

Seven towpath assaults at Trafford

Published: Monday, 08 March 2021

TODAY is certainly not a good news day for the Canal & River Trust's 'Better by Water' campaign.

Another drowning in Wigan Flight

Published: Monday, 08 March 2021

THE third body in just over six months has been discovered in Wigan Flight.

Bridgewater Canal closed by unexploded shell

Published: Monday, 08 March 2021

THE Bridgewater Canal is currently closed due to an unexploded shell at Sale.

Victor asks if it was a boater(s) who damaged that lock gate

Published: Saturday, 06 March 2021

IN OUR report of the damage to the Radcliffe Lock gate it was suggested a boater(s) attempted to move it, and so it was damaged.

Two replacement failures including Aire & Calder coffer dam

Published: Friday, 05 March 2021

TWO replacement failures reported today cast doubts on the state of workmanship on the waterways.