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.

Wish they would make their minds up

Published: Monday, 05 November 2018

I FOR one am pleased that there are not so many anglers about these days, writes James Henry.

Victor learns it's now five hundred million!

Published: Sunday, 04 November 2018

WOULD you believe that there are now five hundred millon visits to the waterways every year?

RCR rescue the French cruisers

Published: Friday, 02 November 2018

River Canal Rescue reports four vessels have been re-floated or removed from the water and one is waiting for a lift-out.

Should do something about the 'dreaded six'

Published: Friday, 02 November 2018

I WELL remember Aston Broad Lock before it was 'improved' and was so easy to use, writes Debbie Clarke.

Has BWML been sold?

Published: Thursday, 01 November 2018

NO INFORMATION whatsoever can be gleaned from BWML marinas that its marinas have been sold.

So many towpath users could not be controlled

Published: Wednesday, 31 October 2018

T. LANG'S contribution in which he says he cannot understand why the towpath [under the railway bridge] must be closed, writes John Bamford.

Halloween pumpkin paddled on the Ouse

Published: Wednesday, 31 October 2018

MOST people are satisfied in carving out a pumpkin to create an Halloween face, but one fella has gone much further.

Fallen tree blocks Llangollen Canal

Published: Wednesday, 31 October 2018

A LARGE tree that has fallen over the Llangollen Canal has blocked the waterway.

Mercia wins its eighth Gold conservation award

Published: Wednesday, 31 October 2018

MERCIA MARINA has won a Gold conservation award for the eighth year in a row from Professor David Bellamy.