Why are the towpaths still open?

Published: Monday, 06 April 2020

HOW on earth can the Canal & River Trust proclaim it is 'Supporting the National effort to keep people safe' when it is allowing masses of people on its narrow towpaths? Asks T. Lang?

'Going to be killed by ignorant fools'

Published: Monday, 06 April 2020

WE ARE currently self isolating on our boat on the Kennet & Avon at Newbury and now getting very anxious as over 70 with medical conditions, writes Paul.

Plank Lane Lift Bridge broke

Published: Monday, 06 April 2020

THE Plank Lane Lift Bridge (7) on the Leigh Branch of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal has failed and the navigation is closed.

Victor: Come and spread coronavirus on the towpaths today!

Published: Sunday, 05 April 2020

TODAY will be a warm sunny Spring day, and most likely the open towpaths will again be crowded.

The chance for CaRT to prove its 'wellbeing' this weekend

Published: Saturday, 04 April 2020

DURING late March warm sunny weather brought out people in their thousands to throng the towpaths, writes Tom Crossley.

Safer off the lead and trained

Published: Friday, 03 April 2020

I HAVE to admit that not being connected with canals I am not a reader of your site, but an article was pointed out to me, writes Cyril Foster.

Should we be paying?

Published: Friday, 03 April 2020

WE HAVE been instructed by Canal & River Trust not to use its waterways, yet we are still paying to use them, writes T Lang.

Coronavirus stops towpath upgrades

Published: Friday, 03 April 2020

CORONAVIRUS has halted towpath uprade work, to protect staff and contractors.

Police chase car into canal

Published: Friday, 03 April 2020

THE police suspected a Fiat Punto they were following was stolen, and proved so when the driver sped away.

Why should we be bottled-up?

Published: Thursday, 02 April 2020

THESE people saying we [continuos cruisers] are okay just don't get it do they?  Writes Keith Gudgin.