The Ashby Canal breach

Published: Wednesday, 02 December 2020

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The breach on the restored section of the Ashby Canal. Photograph credit David Hughes.

TV company sinks boater's home

Published: Wednesday, 02 December 2020

THE television company Netflix has sunk a boater's home, moving it to facilitate filming the crime drama Top Boy.

CaRT opens Foxton against the rules

Published: Wednesday, 02 December 2020

THE Canal & River Trust have re-opened the Foxton Flight, even though it is still against the coronavirus rules.

Working seven day week to repair Trent & Mersey culvert

Published: Wednesday, 02 December 2020

THE Canal & River Trust tells it will be working a seven day week to repair the broken culvert on the Trent & Mersey Canal.

Ashby stop planks do allow winding

Published: Tuesday, 01 December 2020

THE stop planks at the breach on the Ashby Canal do allow winding.

Ashby breach on new section and now secured

Published: Monday, 30 November 2020

 The breach on the Ashby Canal at Snarestone is now secured.

Man assaults four on canal towpath

Published: Monday, 30 November 2020

A MAN has been arrested for assaulting four people on the Lancaster Canal towpath.

Woman ties rock to dog and throws it in the Trent

Published: Monday, 30 November 2020

A WOMAN attempted to drown a Belgian Shepherd in the Trent at Farndon by tying it to a rock and throwing it in the Trent.

The original IWA split

Published: Monday, 30 November 2020

READING Claudia Trenhall's claim that 'the association is not there for the boaters but for the good of the canals' reminded me of the split in the original IWA, writes Andrew Bailes.

IWA Articles of Association

Published: Monday, 30 November 2020

I RESPOND to the article from Claudia Trenhall and her comments, writes Trevor Mapstone.