Smart cards intoduced for lock passages

Published: Wednesday, 18 April 2018

WATERWAYS Ireland has introduced smart cards to pay for boat passages through its locks.

No flexibility

Published: Wednesday, 18 April 2018

My thanks to Graham Booth for reminding me of the reason for the two night restriction at Llangollen, writes David Hymers.

Cutting mooring times

Published: Wednesday, 18 April 2018

A SIMILAR thing happened down here in Cropredy. [Cutting mooring times at Llangollen.] Writes Kevin McNiff.

Broken bridge closes Northampton Arm

Published: Wednesday, 18 April 2018

A BROKEN lift bridge on the Northampton Arm has closed the connection between the Grand Union and the Nene.

Minworth Lock repair failed

Published: Monday, 16 April 2018

THE recent repair of Minworth Lock 2 on the Birmingham & Fazely Canal has failed, with a closure now in force.

Another drunk boater drowns

Published: Monday, 16 April 2018

 A BOATER staggering back to his berth after a drunken night out fell in the marina and drowned.

The 'good news'

Published: Monday, 16 April 2018

I enjoyed reading David Hymers' item and thoroughly agree with him, writes Graham Booth.

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.

Not so fantastic

Published: Monday, 16 April 2018

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

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%?