'Back to the land'

Published: Wednesday, 28 February 2018

I CAN empathise with your correspondent Kim Gentry who has had enough of narrowboating, as you have to be a particular breed to weather the difficulties, and I too am not one of them, writes William Sandwood.

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Fire closes services

Published: Wednesday, 28 February 2018

THE boaters' service station on the Walsall Canal has been shut down after a fire.

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A bit of a kitten

Published: Wednesday, 28 February 2018

THE BBC promised 'Beast from the East' of massive snowfall has proved a bit of a kitten for many of the waterways up to press!

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Easter cruises on the Chesterfield Canal

Published: Wednesday, 28 February 2018

THE Chesterfield Canal Trust will be running lots of special cruises for Easter at Hollingwood Hub, Chesterfield and Worksop.

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Can't get in touch

Published: Wednesday, 28 February 2018

A VISITOR to a barbecue area on the Grand Union Canal attempted tell CaRT about its state, but had no joy.

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L&L swing bridge broke again

Published: Wednesday, 28 February 2018

THE Niffany Swing Bridge (157) on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal is out of action again.

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Not such a wonderful living

Published: Wednesday, 28 February 2018

I AM afraid I am going to pour cold water on the wonderful living on the water (if that makes sense) writes Kim Gentry.

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Money from third party stoppages

Published: Monday, 26 February 2018

SEEING the recent article by Gongoozler I wondered if Canal & River Trust could follow the example being set by the Department for Transport, writes Mike Stone.

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The danger of boat stoves

Published: Monday, 26 February 2018

I WAS most sorry to hear of the tragic death of Alex Bennett, who was a lovely lady in all respects, writes Helen Cripps.

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Cold canal water saved his life

Published: Monday, 26 February 2018

A MAN jogging along a canal towpath, suffered a cardiac arrest and went straight into the water, but its chill saved him.

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