Dudley remembrance tribute

Published: Friday, 09 November 2018

 THE Dudley Canal & Tunnel Trust is marking the centenary of the end of World War One with two art installations created by the local community.

The state of the Oxford Canal

Published: Thursday, 08 November 2018

FOR the past 14 years my husband and I have part shared a narrowboat moored at Wigram's at Napton Junction, writes Julie Mason.

Another fire at same scrapyard

Published: Thursday, 08 November 2018

ANOTHER fire has broken out at the scrapyard where a fire closed the Trent & Mersey Canal.

Broken collar closes Erewash

Published: Thursday, 08 November 2018

A BROKEN collar on a lock on the Erewash Canal has closed the waterway.

Boat licence fees frozen but prompt payment reduced

Published: Wednesday, 07 November 2018

THE Canal & River Trust is today confirming that headline private and business boat licence fees will be frozen for 2019 and will remain at current prices until 1st April 2020.

Milton Keynes new marina in jeopardy

Published: Wednesday, 07 November 2018

AT THE eleventh hour the plans for the influx of new housing for Milton Keyes have been dropped.

Volunteers tidy entire Chesterfield Canal

Published: Wednesday, 07 November 2018

THE Chesterfield Canal is looking very tidy this autumn thanks to dozens of volunteers helping to cut back overgrown vegetation.

CaRT's new strategy means 250 jobs 'at risk'

Published: Wednesday, 07 November 2018

THE Canal & River Trust tells that as part of its 'waterways and wellbeing strategy' 250 jobs are 'at risk'.

Fire closes Trent & Mersey

Published: Wednesday, 07 November 2018

A FIRE by the Trent & Mersey Canal in Stoke resulted in the canal being closed yesterday.

It's better in the cold

Published: Monday, 05 November 2018

AS A continuous cruiser, who of course therefore boats all the year round, I welcome the colder weather, writes Paul Bostock.