Predicted the decline

Published: Wednesday, 15 January 2020

I HAVE often read (in amazement, horror and amusement) your very informative web site, writes Mike Daine.

'White elephant' lock opens again

Published: Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Three Mills Lock that has been closed for repairs since October 2017 has re-opened.

Still no repair for canal bridge

Published: Wednesday, 15 January 2020

THE repairs to a bridge over the Grand Union Canal that was damaged in May last year have been put back again.

No end date for Caldon stoppage

Published: Monday, 13 January 2020

IT WOULD seem that the Caldon Canal will be closed for some time.

Would you believe it?

Published: Monday, 13 January 2020

THE latest announcement from Canal & River Trust is that towpaths get muddy when it rains!

Better away from water

Published: Monday, 13 January 2020

OVER the week-end four of us tramped the Oxford Canal towpath, clocking up a decent mileage (for us), writes Ted Philips.

Victor: The obvious reason...

Published: Sunday, 12 January 2020

ONE picture is worth 10,000 words told Fredrick R Barnard (don't ask) so how many are two worth?

How to make your anode last longer

Published: Friday, 10 January 2020

SacrificialAnode

Brian Jarrett's picture shows that one boater has discovered how to make his sacrificial anode last longer...

Perpetual lock gates

Published: Friday, 10 January 2020

THE introduction of the [metal] perpetual lock gates on the Kennet & Avon Canal is something of a déjà vu moment for CaRT/BW, writes Roger Fox.

Beware of the rivers

Published: Friday, 10 January 2020

BOATERS are being warned of hidden hazards in rivers after all the floods over recent weeks.