Reduction in anglers

Published: Monday, 29 October 2018

I TOO, have noticed the reduction in the number of anglers on the towpath although it does not cause me the same concern as it does Mark Lloyd, writes Graham Booth.

Angling is dying out

Published: Monday, 29 October 2018

 ANGLING is a dying pastime according to Mark Lloyd, Chief Executive of the Angling Trust.

They were not forgotten

Published: Monday, 29 October 2018

AS A tribute to boatmen who served in the forces and were killed, poppies are to be released from Anderton Boat Lift to commemorate.

Huddersfield Narrow re-opens

Published: Monday, 29 October 2018

ENGINEERS have inspected the leaking lock on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal and decided it is safe to use.

Clear-out starts at Bulbourne

Published: Monday, 29 October 2018

THE clear-out of the machinery and materials at Bulbourne Workshops has at last begun, our 'Man on the Summit' reports.

RCR to rescue stranded cruisers in France

Published: Sunday, 28 October 2018

FOLLOWING the recent flash flooding in France, River Canal Rescue has been called upon to rescue stranded boats.

Is it another CaRT clanger?

Published: Friday, 26 October 2018

I AM thinking that closing navigation on the Shroppie for six weeks to clean a bridge is another mis-information clanger from CaRT, writes T. Lang.

Why six weeks bridge closure?

Published: Friday, 26 October 2018

IS THIS the first time we've heard of a bridge being cleaned let alone it possibly taking six weeks? asks Bill Ridgeway.

Shroppie closed for six weeks to clean bridge

Published: Thursday, 25 October 2018

THE Shropshire Union Canal is to be closed for six weeks starting on the 5th November to allow contractors to clean a railway bridge.

New bridge over the Wey

Published: Thursday, 25 October 2018

A NEW bridge is planned over the Wey navigation in Guildford.