What can be done about CaRT?

Published: Monday, 04 September 2017

VICTOR Swift ended his report: Victor: What a load of tosh (narrowboatworld  Sunday, 3 September 2017) with the comment 'Definitely no apology for pointing out the failures of Cart —the way it is treating our waterways is diabolical'. This leaves the question 'what can waterway users do about the situation?' asks Bill Ridgeway.

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Developer conned houseboat buyers

Published: Monday, 04 September 2017

A DEVELOPER conned two buyers that the houseboats they bought had 125 years mooring licences yet did not even have any mooring rights whatsoever.

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Not the halcyon existence they thought

Published: Monday, 04 September 2017

THE people believing that moving on to a boat to live on the waterways in London are finding it is not the halcyon existence they thought it to be as many are discovering.

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Victor: What a load of tosh

Published: Sunday, 03 September 2017

DID you by any chance take the trouble to read the recently published so-called Ombudsman's Report?  I did and discovered it to be little more than a load of tosh.

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Where are all the boats?

Published: Friday, 01 September 2017

AUGUST Bank Holiday week and Kevin McNiff has to ask the question—where are all the boats?

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River Canal Rescue raises 110 years old lugger

Published: Friday, 01 September 2017

THE River Canal Rescue has raised the 110 years old lugger, Sgùr Urain, from the depths of Bray Marina on the Thames.

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Make your views on boat licensing known

Published: Friday, 01 September 2017

FOLLOWING  the completion of the opening stages of its boat licensing consultation, Canal & River Trust has published a report on the views aired in the second stage of the consultation.

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Stolen narrowboat found

Published: Friday, 01 September 2017

THE 50ft narrowboat, Dawn Treader that was stolen whilst left on the Grand Union Canal near Leamington Spa has been found.

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Snapped-off lock beam at Hillmorton

Published: Friday, 01 September 2017

LUCKILY the single locks at Hillmorton are paired, as a lock beam has snapped off one of the locks, so the navigation is still open.

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The end for the Duck tours

Published: Friday, 01 September 2017

THE Duck tours that have operated on the Thames in London for many years will end this month owing to the company loosing its slipway into the river.

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