Should make sensible comparison

Published: Thursday, 31 January 2019

I CAN see the point of the comparison of drownings in Amsterdam and Manchester.

Is this the year of the staycation?

Published: Thursday, 31 January 2019

FOLLOWING on a slow start to the 2019 booking season in November and December 2018, Kate Boats report a 16 per cent increase in bookings this January.

Few drownings by comparison

Published: Thursday, 31 January 2019

THERE have been a number of reports, especially recently, of people accidentally falling or driving into canals and consequential drownings.

Shocking amount of rubbish in Rochdale Nine

Published: Wednesday, 30 January 2019

SUCH is the amount of rubbish in the Rochdale Nine that organisations are taking it upon themselves to clear it up.

Celebrating the re-opening of the Forth & Clyde Canal

Published: Wednesday, 30 January 2019

A CARNIVAL is being arranged to celebrate the re-opening of the Forth & Clyde Canal.

Grant for Shrewsbury & Newport Canal

Published: Wednesday, 30 January 2019

THE Shrewsbury and Newport Canals Trust (SNCT) has been awarded a grant of £20,000 towards a project.

Mon & Brec breached again

Published: Wednesday, 30 January 2019

THE emergency repair to the Mon & Brec Canal embankment has proved unsuccessful and it looks likely stop planks will be required.

Not obliged to provide facilities

Published: Tuesday, 29 January 2019

SAWLEY Marina is no longer obliged to provide facilities to passing boaters.

New fuel burning restrictions announced

Published: Tuesday, 29 January 2019

THE government yesterday announced new restrictions affecting stoves to reduce air pollution.

Who accosted the boater?

Published: Monday, 28 January 2019

THE Clean Air Act 1956, Chapter 56, section 20, subsection 4, says that the Act does not apply to smoke from any vessel, and this applies to all inland waterways, writes Paul Robinson.