Encouraging otters or not?

Published: Monday, 11 February 2019

IT WOULD seem that the Canal & River Trust cannot make its mind up about otters.

Unusual finds in Rochdale Nine lock

Published: Monday, 11 February 2019

WITH Duke's Lock (19) open to the public whilst being repaired, plenty of items have come to light.

Victor: How long before we are fenced in?

Published: Sunday, 10 February 2019

HOW long will it be before all the canals and rivers going through cities and towns are fenced-off, and us boaters of course fenced in?

Not willing to risk more long stoppages

Published: Friday, 08 February 2019

LAST week-end I managed to reluctantly get a buyer for my narrowboat, selling it at a loss, writes Peter Frome.

Magnet 'fisher' hauls out motorbike from Trent

Published: Friday, 08 February 2019

A MAGNET 'fisher' has hauled out a motorbike from the Trent in Newark.

New dredger for Wey & Arun

Published: Friday, 08 February 2019

IT WAS definitely lift-off for the Wey & Arun Canal Trust's latest restoration project—a 16 tonne dredger.

A good year for the Severn Bore

Published: Thursday, 07 February 2019

THIS year is going to be a good year to see the Severn Bore with massive bores in the offing.

Thermal imaging to save drownings

Published: Thursday, 07 February 2019

SO MANY people have fallen into Bristol Harbour that thermal imaging has been installed.

Little hope for Marple Flight

Published: Thursday, 07 February 2019

IT WAS in July of last year that the Marple Flight on the Peak Forest Canal was closed, but there is little chance of it being re-opened as promised.

Man saved from drowning

Published: Thursday, 07 February 2019

A YOUNG man jumping into the Avon at Bath was rescued and is now in hospital.