Is the 'Manchester Pusher' back?

Published: Monday, 16 April 2018

A CYCLIST on the towpath of the Rochdale Nine in Manchester has been pushed into the waterway.

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Not so fantastic

Published: Monday, 16 April 2018

CART's 'Fantastic achievement'—don't make me laugh, writes John Coxon.

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Victor: The licence con

Published: Sunday, 15 April 2018

I WONDER how many of you boaters realise that Cart is increasing your yearly licence cost by around 10%?

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David: Good news

Published: Saturday, 14 April 2018

AT LAST the Liverpool Link is to be opened up to more or less unrestricted access, with the conversion of bridges 6 and 9 to boater operation and the provision of pontoons to allow the same at all the locks.

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Licence evasion at all time low

Published: Friday, 13 April 2018

THE Canal & River Trust today tells us that boat licence evasion on its waterways is at an all time low.

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The blame game

Published: Friday, 13 April 2018

HAVE you noticed that these days stoppages are rarely put down to actual breakages?

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Aire & Calder plastic clean-up

Published: Friday, 13 April 2018

THE area between River Lock and Hunslet on the Aire & Calder Navigation had become an eyesore for plastic in the water, but volunteers have now cleaned it up.

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The breach from the air

Published: Thursday, 12 April 2018

Middlewich breach from above

A Drone photograph by John Bancroft showing the massive damage caused by the breach in the Middlewich Branch.

Thugs attack man in wheelchair on towpath with knife

Published: Thursday, 12 April 2018

TWO men saw a man in a wheelchair on the Shropshire Union Canal towpath as a very easy target to rob.

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Powerboat for wheelchair users

Published: Thursday, 12 April 2018

A NEW wheelchair accessible powerboat has been launched by not-for-profit charity Local Solutions at its Liverpool Watersports Centre.

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