Bridge at repair suffers damage

Published: Friday, 06 March 2020

THE Stoppage on the Caldon Canal to Hazelhurst Bottom Lock has had to be extended as the accommodation bridge has collapsed.

Boat still stuck at Soar bridge

Published: Thursday, 05 March 2020

THE narrowboat that broke loose in the recent storm ending up on a Soar bridge cannot yet be moved.

Two more drownings

Published: Thursday, 05 March 2020

THE body of a woman was pulled from the Ashton Canal this morning (Thursday).

Chesterfield trip boats start at Easter

Published: Thursday, 05 March 2020

THE Chesterfield Canal Trust will be running a host of cruises from three different venues on three different boats starting this coming Easter.

Planning for Crick Boat Show to go ahead

Published: Wednesday, 04 March 2020

WITH waterway events being cancelled due to the threat of coronavirus comes the possibility of the threat to Crick Boat Show.

Not 'Better by Water'

Published: Wednesday, 04 March 2020

I'M AFRAID that your columnist Victor Swift made an omission from his excellent article concerning 'Better by Water', writes Jeffrey Walker.

Two more stoppages

Published: Wednesday, 04 March 2020

IN ADDITION to the three stoppages already reported this week, two more occurred yesterday.

Waterway stoppages pile up

Published: Tuesday, 03 March 2020

IT WOULD appear that the lack of maintenance over the past few years is having its effect, with more waterway stoppages announced.

First of the coronavirus cancellations

Published: Monday, 02 March 2020

ORGANISERS are taking notice of the warnings concerning the coronavirus outbreak.

The river banks are still there

Published: Monday, 02 March 2020

WHEN Victor Swift quoted the Saturday Times in his column, perhaps he should also have pointed out Rose Wild's comment, writes James Henry.