An open day at the under-repair Holme Lock off the River Trent has been cancelled as hole has been discovered in the lock floor.
The event was due to be held on Sunday, but with water leaking through the hole organisers have ruled it is no longer safe to let members of the public inside.
The open day is due to be rescheduled when a solution is found.
At 25 feet deep and 175 feet long the Holme Lock in Nottinghamshire is one of the biggest and deepest canal locks in the country.
But at the moment it is being drained of water while repair work is carried out. The Canal and River Trust say it is a vital part of maintaining the heritage of our waterways.
Work to repair the Holme Lock in Nottingham has got underway - one of the biggest jobs the Canal and River Trust will undertake this year.Read the full story ›
The Canal & River Trust is undertaking major maintenance and repair works on its only guillotine lock.Read the full story ›
CCTV is being installed on a canal bridge in Kidderminster in a bid to catch hit-and-run drivers causing damage to bridges across the UK. Some bridges across the Midlands are up to 200 years old and it costs thousands to repair them/
Historic canal bridges that are being damaged by hit and run drivers are now being monitored by CCTV. The first camera in the country has gone up near Kidderminster in Worcestershire.
The Canal and River Trust says it needs the footage so it can trace drivers to pay for repairs, which total £1 million a year. David Viner is from the Trust.
CCTV is being installed on a canal bridge in Kidderminster in a bid to catch hit-and-run drivers causing damage to bridges across the UK.
CCTV is being installed on a canal bridge in Kidderminster in a bid to catch hit-and-run drivers causing damage to bridges across the UK.Read the full story ›
Prince Charles has been speaking about today's launch of the Canal and River Trust.
He has previously been involved in canal heritage, working with the Shropshire Union Canal Society on the restoration of a seven mile stretch of the Montgomery Canal.
He is the Canal and River Trust's patron.
As management of the waterways changed hands in Birmingham today, John Willats looks back on what came before.Read the full story ›