What a busy waterway

Published: Monday, 23 July 2018

YESTERDAY we moved our boat from Uplands Marina, Anderton, to the new Park Farm Marina, near Higher Shurlach, just over six miles, writes John Bamford.

There must be action and soon

Published: Monday, 23 July 2018

HAVE a survey yes, but whatever the outcome there must be action and it must be soon and hit CaRT in the long term either financially or by intense public humiliation, writes John Coxon.

Time for direct action

Published: Monday, 23 July 2018

KEVIN McNIFF is right. Direct action is not a traditional part of English culture—perhaps it’s time for a bit more, writes John Bamford.

No canal in 'Canal Quarter'

Published: Monday, 23 July 2018

THE plans of Stratford’s new Canal Quarter development have been unveiled at a special exhibition, but no sign of the canal!

Fake news from CaRT

Published: Monday, 23 July 2018

You hit the nail on the head when you mentioned Canal & River Trust and fake news, writes Helen Cripps.

Pocklington Canal celebrations

Published: Monday, 23 July 2018

FOLLOWING your comments about the well-deserved awards to the Chesterfield Canal, may I also mention the Pocklington that was also a recipient of a Green Flag Award, writes Howard Anguish.

Victor: Making it a dozen

Published: Sunday, 22 July 2018

WE LONG standing (or should that be long floating) boaters of the past days of British Waterways would never have then believed there would be 12 canals closed—yes, my friends, Canal & River Trust have made it a round dozen!

Three Green Flag awards for Chesterfield Canal

Published: Friday, 20 July 2018

LOVERS of the Chesterfield Canal were delighted by the news that this beautiful waterway has been officially recognised as one of the UK’s very best green spaces, not just once, but three times over.

Report fake news

Published: Friday, 20 July 2018

The best way to deal with this type of 'fake' news (Getting good at Fake News) is to use the BBC web site comment facility, suggests Martin Cox.

A survey is needed

Published: Friday, 20 July 2018

TUG WILSON is quite right to point out the error in my suggestion of withholding licence fees. Everyone pays at different times in the year apart from Gold Licence holders, writes Kevin McNiff.