New brooms new regions

Published: Monday, 12 November 2018

LIKE Victor, I too remember the many changes of the regions under the various chief executives, writes T. Lang.

EA up its licence fees

Published: Monday, 12 November 2018

THE Environment Agency has announced that it is to increase its boat licence registration fees in January.

Victor: Why do they do it

Published: Sunday, 11 November 2018

THOSE of you who have been boating for a number of years must wonder why time and time again the various regions are changed.

Another towpath menace?

Published: Friday, 09 November 2018

ALL boaters have come across the menace of speeding cyclists on the towpaths but there is another menace in the offing.

Dudley remembrance tribute

Published: Friday, 09 November 2018

 THE Dudley Canal & Tunnel Trust is marking the centenary of the end of World War One with two art installations created by the local community.

The state of the Oxford Canal

Published: Thursday, 08 November 2018

FOR the past 14 years my husband and I have part shared a narrowboat moored at Wigram's at Napton Junction, writes Julie Mason.

Another fire at same scrapyard

Published: Thursday, 08 November 2018

ANOTHER fire has broken out at the scrapyard where a fire closed the Trent & Mersey Canal.

Broken collar closes Erewash

Published: Thursday, 08 November 2018

A BROKEN collar on a lock on the Erewash Canal has closed the waterway.

Boat licence fees frozen but prompt payment reduced

Published: Wednesday, 07 November 2018

THE Canal & River Trust is today confirming that headline private and business boat licence fees will be frozen for 2019 and will remain at current prices until 1st April 2020.

Milton Keynes new marina in jeopardy

Published: Wednesday, 07 November 2018

AT THE eleventh hour the plans for the influx of new housing for Milton Keyes have been dropped.