Victor believes there was not much thought behind the appeal

Published: Saturday, 06 August 2022

WHAT Appeal? You no doubt wonder—the appeal from CaRT for boaters to report leaks to save water.

Canal & River Trust asking for help to save water

Published: Saturday, 06 August 2022

IN ITS effort to save water Canal & River Trust is asking boaters to take more care and report leaks, it explaining:

Farmer has preference over boaters

Published: Friday, 05 August 2022

THERE is a farmer extracting water from the Coventry Canal near Whittington, writes Keith Gudgin.

Harecastle also closed today

Published: Friday, 05 August 2022

HARECASTLE Tunnel was not re-opened this morning as was first told.

Using the Grand Union to move water supplies

Published: Friday, 05 August 2022

I HAVE been waiting all summer for an old favourite idea to resurface in the commentary about the current drought, writes Roger Fox.

North Stratford remains closed

Published: Friday, 05 August 2022

THE lock gate coming out of its cup is not to be a quick fix but will take more days.

Environment Agency stops Chesterfield drawing water

Published: Friday, 05 August 2022

THE Environment Agency has again stopped the Chesterfield Canal Trust from drawing water from the Rother for the restored section east of Norwood Tunnel.

Harecastle abruptly closed yesterday

Published: Friday, 05 August 2022

WITH very little prior warning Harecastle Tunnel was shut yesterday, Thursday,  for the day to allow the water level to rise.

Lock gate failures occurring too often

Published: Thursday, 04 August 2022

YET another lock gate coming out of its cup must really show that they need attention.

New chairman for Canal & River Trust

Published: Thursday, 04 August 2022

DAVID ORR, CBE, IS  proposed for appointment as next Canal & River Trust chairman.