Wasps nest in a lock beam

Published: Tuesday, 21 August 2018

IT IS not saying much for the condition of a lock beam when it will accomodate a wasps nest!

Carbon monoxide alarms to become mandatory

Published: Tuesday, 21 August 2018

A CONSULTATION now in progress proposes that BSS requirements for carbon monoxide alarms on boats becomes mandatory.

Rise in magnet fishing causing concern

Published: Tuesday, 21 August 2018

THE rise in magnet fishing in the canals is causing concern to the authorities after grenades and guns are being dragged out by the strong magnets.

Ure closed until middle of September

Published: Tuesday, 21 August 2018

THE Canal & River Trust state that owing to a boat 'partially sunk' in a Ure Navigation lock, it will be closed until the middle of September.

Clean air strategy will affect boats

Published: Tuesday, 21 August 2018

THE government's new clean air strategy will affect boating as it means something must be done to combat their pollution.

Victor: Why the delays?

Published: Sunday, 19 August 2018

HAVE you have ever wondered why, when things break on the waterways, it takes so long to repair?

Could have saved a great deal of water

Published: Friday, 17 August 2018

AS A MIDDLEWICH resident and former narrowboat owner I took great interest in the breach of the Middlewich Branch, writes, Joseph Graton.

Pumping past the Middlewich breach

Published: Friday, 17 August 2018

AT LAST Canal & River Trust has decided to install pumps to bypass the breach on the Middlewich Branch.

NABO respondss to EA licence increases

Published: Friday, 17 August 2018

THE National Association of Boat Owners has responded to the proposed year on year hike of Environment Agency boat licence costs.

Can only cruise six miles on annual holiday!

Published: Thursday, 16 August 2018

I am paying nearly £900 for my boat licence but on my annual holiday can only move six miles, writes F.R.Tingle.