Authorities damned for slow response to environmental disaster

Published: Friday, 16 March 2018

IT WAS the end of January that the Lee saw its worst environmental disaster when engine oil was pumped into the waterway.

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Mental Health Awareness training at RCR

Published: Friday, 16 March 2018

IN ORDER to be able to more effectively support people with a suspected or diagnosed mental health condition, 14 staff from River Canal Rescue recently attended a one day Mental Health Awareness training course at its Stafford head office.

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Participating in the survey

Published: Friday, 16 March 2018

TODAY I received an invitation to participate in the latest CaRT Survey,writes Roger Fox.

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Cruising the Foss

Published: Thursday, 15 March 2018

MOST boaters are unaware that in addition to the Ouse in York, the city has another navigable river.

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Continuous cruisers have a code

Published: Thursday, 15 March 2018

In one way Charles Hoogkirk is correct in that there is no continuous cruising licence. The boater declares that he has no home mooring. However, he is incorrect by saying there is no identification on the actual licence. Those boaters who so declare have the code BW-65-007

Pete Earley

Still deserted on the Shroppie

Published: Thursday, 15 March 2018

IT WAS exactly two months ago that you kindly included about us seeing no visitors past our boat at Knighton on the Shroppie, and thought I would bring you up to date.

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But what can they do?

Published: Thursday, 15 March 2018

THOUGH we can feel for Natalie Pike who lost her beloved dog, Silva, that drowned in the Shropshire Union Canal, her proposed campaign can do nothing.

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Who is kidding who?

Published: Thursday, 15 March 2018

If, as Neil Barnett says, they had been chopping branches from the offside and had 'just moved over' to the towpath side with them, [Volunteers had cut larger branches] how come the workboat was empty!

My money is on Victor, as the picture shows it all.

Jim Cracken

No such thing as continuous cruiser licence

Published: Thursday, 15 March 2018

CAN we please stop all this nonsense regarding continuous cruiser licences? Asks Charles Hoogkirk.

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Cam rowers loose court case against boater

Published: Wednesday, 14 March 2018

ROWING marshals organising a rowing event objected to a narrowboat on the Cam at Cambridge, so seized it and then accused the boater of an attack.

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