Birdswood’s Birthday Bash

Published: Wednesday, 28 November 2018

THE historic trip boat Birdswood has celebrated its 80th birthday.

What is CaRT up to now?

Published: Wednesday, 28 November 2018

THE Canal & River Trust now tell us that the Kennet & Avon is closed between locks 94 and 102.

Rochdale Nine drained again

Published: Wednesday, 28 November 2018

ONCE again the Rochdale Nine has been drained by vandals.

Kennet & Avon Canal underused in Newbury

Published: Monday, 26 November 2018

 A SPOKESMAN for West Berkshire Council says that the Kennet & Avon Canal in Newbury is underused.

Another body discovered in the Weaver

Published: Monday, 26 November 2018

THE second body this year has been discovered in the Weaver.

Burnley leak to be plugged

Published: Monday, 26 November 2018

THE Leeds & Liverpool Canal was the worst hit by water shortages this year, but a major leak is to be fixed.

New cash could save Scottish canals

Published: Monday, 26 November 2018

REGULAR readers will be aware of the problems of the Scottish Canals but an injection of cash could save them.

Well known leisure cruise owner dies

Published: Monday, 26 November 2018

THE well known owner of Avon Leisure Cruises, David Smith, has died, aged 70.

Victor: Not so happy or healthy

Published: Sunday, 25 November 2018

THE current diktat from those at Cart is about the advantages of being by water.

New tram line to close Birmingham canal

Published: Sunday, 25 November 2018

WORK on the extension of the Birmingham tram system Midland Metro will close a major part of the Birmingham canal network next year.