CaRT tells 6,000 responded to consultation

Published: Sunday, 12 November 2017

THE Canal & River Trust has stated that already there have been 6,000 responses to its boat licensing consultation received.

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Not much good

Published: Sunday, 12 November 2017

I intend to have a Christmas trip on our boat, so to make sure our planned route was safe from stoppages I went on to the Canal & River Trust web page.

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Sunday without Victor—he's on holiday

Published: Sunday, 12 November 2017

Towpath attacks at Hebden Bridge

Published: Friday, 10 November 2017

THE police at Hebden Bridge want victims of towpath attacks, ot those witnessing them, to come forward after a spate of such attacks have been reported on social media.

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Aire & Calder hydroelectric power plant opens

Published: Friday, 10 November 2017

A MASSIVE hydroelectric power plant has been opened on the Aire & Calder Navigation at Knottingley, that it is stated will generate electricity for over 100 years.

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More art for the Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Published: Friday, 10 November 2017

THE 'Super Slow Way', a programme of art for the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, has been awarded a £1m grant by the Arts Council England’s Creative People and Places programme.

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Changes to CaRT executive team

Published: Friday, 10 November 2017

THE Canal & River Trust is announcing a number of changes to its executive team, seeking to simplify how it works as it aims to ensure a secure, sustainable and positive future for the waterways, it tells us.

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Scottish canals doing well

Published: Thursday, 09 November 2017

FROM all accounts, the Scottish Government deciding that its canals should not go the 'charity' way has been a good decision, as they are in very good order.

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CaRT not really trying

Published: Wednesday, 08 November 2017

I have just had a search of your site about cyclists, and see that British Waterways were painting on towpaths way back in June 2009, so the recent 'new idea' of 'cut your speed' signs on the towpaths by Canal & River Trust is certainly not new writes Martin Banks.

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Do something realistic about fast cyclists

Published: Wednesday, 08 November 2017

I FIND it very alarming that walkers on the towpaths are being put in hospital by fast cyclists, yet CaRT do nothing about it, writes Alec Holmes.

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