£152,000 dredging for wildlife on non-navigable canal

Published: Wednesday, 15 November 2017

THE Canal & River Trust is spending £152,000 on dredging part of the unused section of the Pocklington Canal for the benefit of its wildlife.

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Environment Agency boat charges will be above inflation

Published: Wednesday, 15 November 2017

THE Environment Agency is to increase its boat charges at above the rate of inflation, it states to make charging simpler.

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More awards for River Canal Rescue

Published: Wednesday, 15 November 2017

THOUGH we are somewhat indifferent to the many awards that are these days given out for very little, we really must make an exception with River Canal Rescue.

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A week to move sunken boat

Published: Wednesday, 15 November 2017

THE sunken boat near Woodley Footbridge on the Peak Forest Canal has now been removed from the waterway.

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Why not actual notices telling of stoppages?

Published: Tuesday, 14 November 2017

ONCE again boaters are being thwarted by the Canal & River Trust policy of its reliance on its stoppages notices on the internet rather than physical notices that boaters can see.

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No 'freeby' winter moorings at Atherstone

Published: Monday, 13 November 2017

NICE one about the 'continuous moorers' having their freeby winter mooring removed at Atherstone. Oh dear, my heart bleeds for them, writes Keith Gudgin.

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CaRT—a comic opera?

Published: Monday, 13 November 2017

The article 'The excuses—for doing nothing' reminds me of part of the lyric from Gilbert & Sullivan's Iolanthe.

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The excuses—for doing nothing

Published: Monday, 13 November 2017

WHAT point is there in lengthy winter works consultations when so many of the needed repairs are then cancelled? Asks John Coxon.

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Continuous moorers upset

Published: Monday, 13 November 2017

I have just met a couple of continuous moorers, who are most upset at not being able to moor at Atherstone [Coventry Canal] for a couple of months, writes Sid Haworth.

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Commercial fly tipping more prevalent

Published: Sunday, 12 November 2017

WITH the every increasing rules concerning the disposal of items, commercial fly tipping is becoming more and more prevalent on the waterways.

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