Condition of waterways IS getting worse

Published: Wednesday, 05 June 2019

THE state of the waterways, contrary to Canal & River Trust's statements, is getting worse, as Jess Williams relates:

Attitude not so clever

Published: Wednesday, 05 June 2019

SOUNDS as if the representative of ABC [re loss of stop planks] has a vast practical knowledge, I don't think, writes Mike Bonathan.

Large hole discovered at Rochdale Canal lock

Published: Wednesday, 05 June 2019

THE 'blown cill' on Lock 49 on the Rochdale has been identified as a 'large hole'.

Fendering will have no effect

Published: Wednesday, 05 June 2019

INTERESTING dialogue concerning this issue, [stop planks at King's Orchard Marina] writes Kevin McNiff.

Spaces on RCR electric courses

Published: Wednesday, 05 June 2019

THE River Canal Rescue has spaces on its boat and engine electrics courses.

Stop planks do not work (apparently)

Published: Monday, 03 June 2019

WHO would have thought it? After all these years 'stop planks', those lengths of timber we often see by canal bridges and narrow sections, are a waste of time, writes Ralph Freeman.

Body on towpath

Published: Monday, 03 June 2019

THE police are investigating the body of a woman found on a canal towpath.

A good time to visit the Nene

Published: Monday, 03 June 2019

SHOULD you be planning a trip to the Nene this year then a good time to visit would be during its festival.

Boaters still have to pay

Published: Monday, 03 June 2019

A SIGN stating 'No Mooring' having its 'No' painted over still does not prevent boaters being fined for mooring.

More pump problems

Published: Monday, 03 June 2019

BOATERS with deep draughted boats are being advised not to use Camp Hill Locks on the Grand Union.