CaRT's latest caper!

Published: Friday, 22 June 2018

WE SHOULD imagine that most of you boaters are wondering what will be the next CaRT caper for getting rid of our money—it's a good one!

The other Middlewich breach

Published: Friday, 22 June 2018

IT IS not generally known, but in the past there was another breach of the Middlewich Branch—then known as the New Cut—but what a difference in their repairs, as Pam Pickett explains:

Why was the breach left to the emergency services?

Published: Thursday, 21 June 2018

WHEN the culvert collapsed at Melling on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal it was the emergency services that attempted to stay the flow from the breach.

The 'all or nothing' approach

Published: Thursday, 21 June 2018

CLOSING a canal for only half a mile but effectively closing the whole of the canal is but an extension of the 'all or nothing' approach we have seen for many years. writes Bill Ridgeway.

Will they roll it on?

Published: Thursday, 21 June 2018

I WAS aghast to read that contractors had closed a mile of canal for the day to attend to trees, writes Helen Cripps.

H&S rules mis-interpreted

Published: Thursday, 21 June 2018

ACCORDING to the article 'Health & Safety gets worse', The health and safety regulations are getting even more of a hindrance to boating, writes Bill Ridgeway.

Take a break at Stenson Lock

Published: Wednesday, 20 June 2018

SHOULD you have cruised up from some of the 'terrible six' as the broad locks at the eastern end of the Trent & Mersey Canal are well known, there's the chance of a long rest at Stenson Lock.

Health & Safety gets worse

Published: Wednesday, 20 June 2018

 THE health and safety regulations are getting even more of a hindrance to boating.

David Suchet to attend historic rally

Published: Wednesday, 20 June 2018

THE Poirot actor and waterways patron, David Suchet, will attend the Historic Narrowboat Rally at Braunston Marina.

L&L breach repair could take six weeks

Published: Wednesday, 20 June 2018

THE Leeds & Liverpool is now closed at the Liverpool end due to a culvert collapse, writes Linda Andrews.