Where is CART going?

Published: Friday, 07 July 2017

WHAT is it all about with the Canal & River Trust these days, where is it going? Asks James Henry.

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Another blockage to go on Montgomery Canal

Published: Friday, 07 July 2017

VOLUNTEERS from the Waterway Recovery Group will be returning for the last time to the railway embankment which blocks the Montgomery Canal at Pant, near Llanymynech.

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People marooned on Anderton Boat Lift

Published: Thursday, 06 July 2017

THE good news is that this morning, Thursday, at 11am the Anderton Boat Lift re-opened once again, but the bad news was that 33 people were marooned when it broke on Sunday.

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Leaking lock drains Regent's pound

Published: Thursday, 06 July 2017

THE leaking Acton's Lock (7) on the Regents Canal has drained the pound, with further leakages causing low water levels along 26 miles between Camden and Cowley.

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Trading boats welcome at Sawley Market

Published: Thursday, 06 July 2017

THERE is the opportunity for trading boats to do business at the annual Sawley Autumn Market later this year.

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Two charged after body found in canal

Published: Thursday, 06 July 2017

TWO men have been charged with the murder of another man after pushing him off a canal bridge.

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Mercia is at it again!

Published: Wednesday, 05 July 2017

PiazzaMerciaALREADY well established as the marina with the most facilities, Mercia Marina is 'at it again' with yet another massive development, giving even more facilities for boaters and the public alike.

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CaRT paying for blatant Guardian features

Published: Wednesday, 05 July 2017

TWO boaters brought our attention to the various Canal & River Trust features in the Guardian, but what we did not at first realise was they were not actual real news items at all but sheer propaganda by the Trust itself—and paid for!

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Peak Forest closed again

Published: Wednesday, 05 July 2017

THE peak Forest is not doing too well these days, being closed in April, then in May and now again today. all of course due to failures of one sort or another.

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No terrorists at Stratford Festival

Published: Wednesday, 05 July 2017

NOTWITHSTANDING the increased security at the ninth annual Stratford River Festival, there was no terrorist alert.

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