Victor: Is Cart completely crackers?

Published: Sunday, 01 April 2018

HERE is Cart blithely announcing that it is going to spend a million or more re-branding itself and at the same time admitting that some boats cannot use a main waterways as it 'has not the funds to dredge it'!

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'Repaired' Bagnall Lock is worse!

Published: Wednesday, 28 March 2018

THOUGH Bagnall Lock on the Trent & Mersey Canal has been repaired, with new gates, it is now more difficult to operate!

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Nene restrictions lifted

Published: Wednesday, 28 March 2018

THE various restrictions on the Nene have now been lifted with the river completely navigable.

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A few spaces left for courses

Published: Wednesday, 28 March 2018

THERE are just a few spaces left of the River Canal Rescue courses for April.

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Clear-out at Thames moorings

Published: Wednesday, 28 March 2018

THIS time it is the houseboats moored on the tidal Thames at Chelsea that are being cleared-out.

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Lock gate falls off

Published: Wednesday, 28 March 2018

A LOCK gate on the Kennet & Avon Canal has fallen off and closed the canal.

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Drowned after heavy drinking

Published: Tuesday, 27 March 2018

A YOUNG man had a night of heavy drinking then it is believed staggered into the Bridgewater Canal and drowned.

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Third time lucky for boat lift?

Published: Monday, 26 March 2018

THE Chesterfield Canal Trust is considering a boat lift to take the derelict canal out of the Rother valley.

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Marine engineer escaped jail

Published: Monday, 26 March 2018

A WELL known marine engineer escaped jail although he was found to have 25,000 indecent images of children.

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Keeping up the tradition of falling in!

Published: Monday, 26 March 2018

ENGLISH drunks are keeping up their tradition of falling into canals, but this time in Amsterdam.

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