Until someone gets killed...

Published: Friday, 25 September 2020

 SO CaRT have sacked all their paid tunnel keepers at Harecastle tunnel now have they?  Writes Joh Coxon.

Crossing Ribble on 33ft spring tide

Published: Friday, 25 September 2020

I WAS not at all surprised at your news of the grounding of yet another boat on the Ribble, writes Dru Richards.

Canal & River Trust concede to the BLM campaign

Published: Friday, 25 September 2020

THE Canal & River Trust has recognized the Black Lives Matter campaign.

Not redundant

Published: Friday, 25 September 2020

IT IS THE job function that is redundant not the person. So if volunteers are taking over those functions, the 'job' is clearly not redundant!  Writes Ralph Freeman.

Narrowboat grounded on Ribble Link

Published: Thursday, 24 September 2020

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IT NEEDED two lifeboats to rescue a narrowboat grounded on the Ribble Link as the tide went out. (Photo RNLI.)

CaRT joins the 'cookies' brigade

Published: Thursday, 24 September 2020

THE Canal & River Trust now insist that everyone using its web pages sign up for 'cookies'.

Why close the waterways?

Published: Thursday, 24 September 2020

THERE was one difference in our recent cruise—we spoke to many more boaters.

Opening times cut at Cromwell Lock

Published: Thursday, 24 September 2020

THE opening times have been reduced for passage through Cromwell tidal lock on the Trent.

Progress on Montgomery Canal restoration

Published: Thursday, 24 September 2020

After four years of preparation, work started this week to rebuild Schoolhouse Bridge.

Two narrowboats jammed in tunnel

Published: Wednesday, 23 September 2020

TWO narrowboats jammed in a tunnel needed emergency services to rescue the crews..