Someone having a laugh

Published: Monday, 30 July 2018

I DID not know whether to laugh or cry at the latest statement from Canal & River Trust, writes Helen Cripps.

Near misses with cyclists

Published: Monday, 30 July 2018

We have just had a couple of weeks on our boat travelling from Overwater to Kidderminster and back. I have been astounded at the speed that most cyclists travel at—although to be fair a few did slow down.

Victor: Not such good news

Published: Sunday, 29 July 2018

AFTER having to admit to the closure of the Rochdale Canal on BBC radio and television the word went out to Canal & River Trust's staff to find some good news.

Leeds & Liverpool Canal closed on Monday

Published: Saturday, 28 July 2018

THE Leeds & Liverpool Canal will be closed on Monday with locks chained-up.

Rochdale Canal closure

Published: Friday, 27 July 2018

THE Canal & River Trust has today, Friday, announced the 'temporary' closure of the Rochdale Canal.

Which world are they living in?

Published: Friday, 27 July 2018

READING the blurb from CaRT that  the waterways continue to improve year on year prompts me to ask which world are they living in, certainly not ours, writes James Henry.

Canal & River Trust Annual Public Meeting

Published: Friday, 27 July 2018

THE Canal & River Trust Annual Public Meeting is to be held in September, giving boaters the opportunity to voice their opinions.

Condition of waterways improve year on year!

Published: Friday, 27 July 2018

THE Canal & River Trust has published its Annual Report & Accounts including statements that boaters will find difficult to believe.

Where is it safe to go?

Published: Thursday, 26 July 2018

WITH all these canal closures where is it safe to go with your boat? Asks Pat Jenkins.

Given up on the Marple problem

Published: Thursday, 26 July 2018

THE Canal & River Trust has given up attempting to keep Lock 11 open on the Marple Flight, as the last attempt also proved to be a bodge.