Flood locks closed

Published: Monday, 07 December 2020

FLOOD locks on the canals connecting with rivers are now closed.

Understanding the Ashby Canal breach

Published: Monday, 07 December 2020

TO BETTER understand the possible causes of the breach on the Ashby, I suggest looking no further than the Ashby Canal Association's (ACA) own website, writes James Derrick.

Another explosive in a Manchester canal

Published: Monday, 07 December 2020

A MORTAR shell has been discovered in the Ashton Canal in Droylsden.

Social Media Executive job duties

Published: Monday, 07 December 2020

The official duties of one of the jobs advertised by Canal & River Trust is given by Paul Billing:

Those Social Media Executives

Published: Friday, 04 December 2020

JOIN the gravy train said Victor of all those new 'positions' advertised by CaRT, writes Jim Cracken.

Massive canalside development for Digbeth

Published: Friday, 04 December 2020

A MASSIVE canalside development scheme has been approved by the side of the Grand Union Canal in Digbeth.

Breach casts doubts on Ashby restoration

Published: Friday, 04 December 2020

I  TOTALLY agree with Keith Gudgin about the construction of the bank at the breach on the Ashby, writes James Henry.

Chesterfield Canal Trust open venues

Published: Friday, 04 December 2020

MANY canal restoration societies are reopening their venues after the end of the latest lockdown.

Poorly constructed bank to blame for Ashby breach

Published: Thursday, 03 December 2020

THE breach on the Ashby looks not unlike the breach on the Shroppie Middlewich Branch, writes Keith Gudgin.

Broken lock causes canal closure

Published: Thursday, 03 December 2020

THE Hertford Union Canal is closed owing to a lock failure.