A mooring strategy for London

Published: Thursday, 19 October 2017

THE Canal & River Trust is today calling on boaters to give their feedback on its proposals to help make the best possible use of London’s increasingly busy waterspace and improve boaters’ experience of boating in London.

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Lost its tranquillity

Published: Wednesday, 18 October 2017

I WAS interested to read that you had a boat from Mercia at your jetty at Sawley, and I can add that myself and my partner will shortly be following, writes Marcia Parsons.

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Another big haul at Leamington

Published: Wednesday, 18 October 2017

PART of the Grand Union Canal in Leamington is a favourite dumping ground for its residents, as it has proved time and time again by the IWA clean-up of the canal through the town.

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Prisoner on his boat

Published: Wednesday, 18 October 2017

A BOATER has claimed that he is a prisoner on his narrowboat as it is stuck in the mud at Horninglow Basin on the Trent & Mersey Canal.

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Cruisers get battered

Published: Wednesday, 18 October 2017

THE very strong winds yesterday, Tuesday, played havoc with GRP cruisers, with many losing their canopies.

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Grant means charity's boats can be refurbished

Published: Wednesday, 18 October 2017

A GENEROUS grant from the Berkshire Freemasons means that the much needed refurbishment of a charity's boats can now be undertaken.

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L&L Swing bridge damaged

Published: Wednesday, 18 October 2017

THE New Lane Swing Bridge (31) an the Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Burscough is out of action and the navigation closed.

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Do we believe the PR?

Published: Tuesday, 17 October 2017

REGARDING the licence consultation? Do CaRT really think that we boaters are so gullible that we would believe any PR from them. All the changes to the licence have been decided already, writes John Coxon.

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Functional for now

Published: Monday, 16 October 2017

PRETTY it certainly ian’t, But [Bagnall Lock] is functional for now. So long as the temporary repair does not become permanent.  I guess for those caught in a stoppage they would prefer a solution rather than a long wait, writes Kevin McNiff.

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Epic five years towpaths walk

Published: Monday, 16 October 2017

A FATHER together with his daughter has just completed what can only be described as an epic walk of five years from London to Bolton along the waterway towpaths.

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