Only when it suits

Published: Wednesday, 08 November 2017

You may ask what end of garden moorings, or moorings on waters where land is owned by other than CaRT has to do with the recent overtopping of the Erewash Canal, but if what I hear is correct, those moorings may well have, writes Pam Pickett.

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Tony Hales is back

Published: Wednesday, 08 November 2017

THE former Chairman of British Waterways, Tony Hales is back, not as part of Canal & River Trust but giving talks about the change from British Waterways to Canal & River Trust.

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Could not remove sunken boat

Published: Wednesday, 08 November 2017

THE Peak Forest Canal has been further closed since Friday with a sunken boat near Woody Footbridge.

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There is graffiti and graffiti

Published: Monday, 06 November 2017

WE ARE told of the 'fantastic job' the Canal & River Trust do of clearing off graffiti, and that it is a constant battle, writes T. Lang.

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What will they find this time?

Published: Monday, 06 November 2017

THE 'Open Week-end' at Banbury Lock in the town sees the first of the lock viewing season as Canal & River Trust shows off its lock repairs throughout the winter, but what will be found when it is emptied?

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Towpath cyclist puts man in hospital

Published: Monday, 06 November 2017

A SPEEDING cyclist on the towpath of the Ouse in York struck a walker who suffered head injuries when he struck its hard surface.

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Speeding to and from work

Published: Monday, 06 November 2017

I don't know if there is an official record of people being hit by cyclists on towpaths, but there is a London website that has listed quite a few, writes Shaun Collins.

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What happened to the 'Ribble Pidler'?

Published: Monday, 06 November 2017

My husband and I were one of the first to use the new Ribble Link, linking the river to the Lancaster Canal, and well remember the 'Ribble Piddler' as the statue was soon to be called, but this year it has gone.

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Not real grease!

Published: Monday, 06 November 2017

We were recently on the Trent & Mersey, when we came across a CaRT person seemingly greasing the paddle gear on a lock.

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More towpath attacks

Published: Friday, 03 November 2017

SINCE publishing the article concerning towpath attacks, people have contacted us concerning more such towpath attacks during this year.

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