Victor: How about joining the gravy train?

Published: Sunday, 29 November 2020

IN THESE uncertain times many of you boaters must have concerns about your jobs, so why not join the gravy train at Canal & River Trust?

A 'Meccano' bridge too far

Published: Friday, 27 November 2020

IT WAS in 2012 that development of 34 acres adjacent to the Cotgrave Country Park and flanked by the Grantham Canal was agreed, writes Pam Pickett.

Double Whammy means Boat Race will move to River Great Ouse

Published: Friday, 27 November 2020

THE famous Oxford versus Cambridge Boat Race held annually on the Thames will move to the River Great Ouse next year.

Subservient to Canal & River Trust

Published: Friday, 27 November 2020

IN REPLY to Claudia Trenhall , as a life member of several societies I do fully support restoration, writes Rodney Hardwick.

No quick fix for Trent & Mersey stoppage

Published: Thursday, 26 November 2020

IT APPEARS that the stoppage on the Trent & Mersey Canal at Northwich will not be quickly rectified.

Reflections of an Ancient Boater—The curse of the spreadsheet

Published: Thursday, 26 November 2020

IN DAYS gone by I used to turn up at engineering meetings with an A4 pad with a load of figures scribbled on the top page. This was known as a "back of a fag packet" type of document, writes Ralph Freeman.

IWA promotes restorations

Published: Thursday, 26 November 2020

THE various comments about the Inland Waterways Association entirely miss its aim, writes Claudia Trenhall.

Looking after the interests of boaters

Published: Wednesday, 25 November 2020

I WAS most pleased indeed to read of NABO's fighting CaRT to stop its attempting to exceed its powers, writes T. Lang.

Jammed lock closes Soar

Published: Wednesday, 25 November 2020

THE Soar is closed at Radcliffe Lock.

Buckby flight closed again

Published: Wednesday, 25 November 2020

BUCKBY Flight on the Grand Union Canal is closed once again by a cill failure.