Importance of carrying spares

Published: Friday, 26 January 2018

THE article we included concerning boaters carrying spares, River Canal Rescue people tell us is generating feedback.

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More canal development having problems

Published: Friday, 26 January 2018

A PLAN by Stratford Town Council to build 1,000 homes by the Stratford Canal in the town is being held up by businesses refusing to make way for the development.

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Now it's Heath & Safety that closes locks

Published: Friday, 26 January 2018

AN 'INCIDENT' with a lock gate at Camden on the Regent's Canal has caused the three to be closed for 'Health & Safety' reasons.

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Ecologists are the problem

Published: Thursday, 25 January 2018

I hope I can add my two pennyworth to the Frankton Locks [Montgomery Canal] dispute, writes Melody Franks.

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A dream come true

Published: Thursday, 25 January 2018

 AN ART gallery manager is making her dream of owning her own gallery come true, when the new Piazza building at Mercia Marina opens in Spring.

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Another canalside development quashed

Published: Thursday, 25 January 2018

HARD on the heels of the council at Leamington preventing further canalside development, a Whitehall planning inspector has turned down another canalside development.

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Frankton Locks opening time is not new

Published: Thursday, 25 January 2018

Your correspondent 'Has CaRT lost sight of its prime objective?' seems to think that the 12 noon to 2pm opening of Frankton Locks [Montgomery Canal] is new, writes Ray Butler.

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Prevented boat sinkings

Published: Wednesday, 24 January 2018

I WAS not at all surprised to read that boat sinkings are on the increase as there has been an increase in slap-happy boating, especially through locks, writes Sid Haworth.

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BSS certificates will cost more

Published: Wednesday, 24 January 2018

FOR the first time in eight years the cost of a Boat Safety Scheme (BSS) certificate is to rise.

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It's an insurance policy

Published: Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Further to my namesake’s comments, (no relation), I joined River Canal Rescue two years ago, writes Martin Howes.

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