Taster sesions on the waterways

Published: Thursday, 26 May 2022

ONCE again Anglo Welsh offers its annual canal boat holiday taster sessions on the inland waterways.

Wrong waterway!

Published: Thursday, 26 May 2022

I HAVE just read an article on the Leicester Mercury website about a proposed improvement to the towpath of the 'River Soar' through Loughborough, writes P Robinson.

Wrecked passenger boat gets new lease of life

Published: Thursday, 26 May 2022

A 100 YEARS old passenger boat found wrecked on the south coast has a new lease of life on the Avon in Stratford, Roger Fox reports.

Canal & River Trust? More like Canal & River Bust tells Victor!

Published: Sunday, 22 May 2022

I HAVE just learned from our Keith Gudgin that the waterways suffered five 'Navigation: Closed' in a single day, surely now well earning the title of Canal & River Bust!

Victor reckons we will not make it!

Published: Wednesday, 18 May 2022

THIS is the fourth time we have ventured up the Ashby, but not always making it to the end.

Victor finds the Coventry slow going

Published: Saturday, 14 May 2022

IT'S a few years since we last did the Coventry Canal, way before the virus in fact.

Victor finds the 'Six' being avoided

Published: Monday, 09 May 2022

THE start of our cruise meant tackling the 'Terible Six' broad locks at the start of the Trent & Mersey.

Victor reckons swing bridges need sorting

Published: Sunday, 08 May 2022

SOMETHING really must be done about the ever failing swing bridges on the system.

It is hard to believe

Published: Friday, 06 May 2022

IT IS indeed hard to believe that there were 29 stoppages on the waterways in one month, writes T. Lang.

Rochdale stoppage could be a long job

Published: Friday, 06 May 2022

DEPENDING on contractors these days, the stoppage on the Rochdale could be a long job.