Plans to transform 100 miles of towpath

Published: Thursday, 13 August 2020

THAT was the headline in an edition of The Times this week, outlining Canal & River Trust's new plans to upgrade its towpaths for walkers.

Massive decline in the state of our canals

Published: Thursday, 13 August 2020

MY HUSBAND and I have owned a narrowboat now for 14 years and have noticed a massive decline in the state of our canals and locks, write Peter and Janet Tkaczuk.

Unable to experience the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Published: Wednesday, 12 August 2020

A BOAT hirer from abroad was unable to experience the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct that was the intention of his trip.

Parry wants equal funding for walkers as cyclists

Published: Wednesday, 12 August 2020

THE Chief Executive, of Canal & River Trust, Richard Parry, says he wants equal funding for towpath walkers as that of cyclists.

Vandals prevent entry or exit to Trent at Nottingham

Published: Wednesday, 12 August 2020

FOR this week there will be no entry to or exit from the Trent at Meadow Lane Lock in Nottingham.

Buckby flight reopens

Published: Wednesday, 12 August 2020

THE Buckby Flight on the Grand Union has reopened with the waiting boats being cleared.

Work starts on Figure of Three repair

Published: Monday, 10 August 2020

IT WAS way back in February that storm Ciara washed away part of the Figure of Three Locks on the Calder & Hebble Navigation.

Huddersfield Narrow closed again

Published: Monday, 10 August 2020

THE Huddersfield Narrow Canal is closed again, by the discovery of another 'void'.

Suspect identified in towpath rape case

Published: Monday, 10 August 2020

THE Manchester Police have released a photograph of a man wanted in connection with the rape on the towpath in the city last month.

Wigan Flight closure extended

Published: Monday, 10 August 2020

THOUGH there were hopes of the Wigan Flight being open for last week-end its closure has been extended.