It is the time to worry

Published: Friday, 15 December 2017

WE REALLY are worried about being turfed off our boat at Sawley should the water level reach the jetties, but cannot see the point of it.

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Favourite place for continous moorers

Published: Friday, 15 December 2017

I was interested to read David Hymer's concerns at the wide beam on the Trent & Mersey at the top end of the canal past Anderton.

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Wide beams on narrow canals

Published: Friday, 15 December 2017

THE North Oxford is not the only narrow canal on which wide beam boats are appearing, writes David Hymers.

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Topping-out ceremony at Mercia Marina

Published: Friday, 15 December 2017

THE official topping-out ceremony has taken place at Mercia Marina’s new £3m retail, restaurant and office development, named The Piazza, built alongside the Trent & Mersey Canal marina's Boardwalk.

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The time to worry

Published: Thursday, 14 December 2017

FOR the 100 or so residents moored at Sawley Marina on the Trent, with flood alerts for the three nearby rivers it is indeed the time to worry.

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The BCN could run dry in 2018

Published: Thursday, 14 December 2017

THE main water supply to the Birmingham Canal Navigations is Chasewater Reservoir that was cut off earlier this year by Staffordshire County Council owing to the failure of a valve, that has left the water supply to the BCN in a perilous position.

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Apprehension at Canal & River Trust

Published: Thursday, 14 December 2017

A LONG serving manager at Canal & River Trust tells us that there is great apprehension amongst fellow managers in fear of loosing their jobs at the Trust.

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WRG camps for 2018

Published: Thursday, 14 December 2017

THE Waterway Recovery Group’s Canal Camp programme will feature 28 Canal Camps across 13 different waterways in 2018.

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Protests of wide beam boats using Oxford Canal

Published: Wednesday, 13 December 2017

BOATERS are complaining of the use of wide beam boats using the North Oxford Canal, that is built as a narrow canal with limited width.

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London boaters say they are being forced out

Published: Wednesday, 13 December 2017

RESIDENT boaters in London are taking to the media, including the BBC, to complain of Canal & River Trust's attitude towards them.

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