A total disaster

Published: Thursday, 03 January 2019

BEING at something of a loose end over Christmas I took the opportunity to compose an article of my summer's boating, writes Andrew Gold.

The use of statistics

Published: Wednesday, 02 January 2019

READING about the Huddersfield Narrow Canal brought to mind the information I had gathered at its restoration, writes Arthur Townrow.

Emphasising its own efforts and its own self importance

Published: Wednesday, 02 January 2019

The latest move by CaRT emphasises the good things about volunteering for CaRT, writes Bill Ridgeway.

Taster days for volunteers

Published: Monday, 31 December 2018

THERE is little doubt that volunteers make a big difference to canal restoration with their efforts.

Maintenance policy is not working

Published: Thursday, 27 December 2018

IT is the end of the year, one that has clearly shown that the Canal & River Trust's maintenance policy is not working, writes Tom Crossley.

Another drowning in the Rochdale Canal

Published: Thursday, 27 December 2018

ANOTHER body has been recovered from the Rochdale Canal in Manchester.

Not such a Happy Christmas

Published: Tuesday, 25 December 2018

IT IS certainly not such a Happy Christmas for boaters held up at a lock on the Kennet & Avon Canal.

BWML sells its marinas

Published: Monday, 24 December 2018

THE Canal & River Trust has finally managed to sell its marinas.

More hire boats for the Llangollen

Published: Monday, 24 December 2018

THIS coming season there will be even more hire boats on the Llangollen Canal.

Community helping burnt-out boater

Published: Monday, 24 December 2018

THE boating community is helping a liveaboard whose narrowboat was burnt-out.