NBTA publishes local authority guide for resident boaters

Published: Monday, 18 March 2019

THE National Bargee Travellers Association (NBTA) has today published the Best Practice Guide for local authority Boat Dweller Accommodation Needs Assessments under Section 124 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016.

Locals cleaning-up Bridgewater Canal

Published: Monday, 18 March 2019

A WOMAN is taking on the task of cleaning-up the Bridgewater Canal in Leigh as its owners have given up any attempt to do the job.

Lancaster Canal turns brown

Published: Sunday, 17 March 2019

THE Lancaster Canal in Preston at present is not very welcoming having turned a strange brown colour.

Bodies in Derbyshire canals

Published: Sunday, 17 March 2019

TWO bodies have been discovered from Derbyshire canals in the last few days.

Not much well-being for the hirers

Published: Friday, 15 March 2019

A COUPLE that my partner and I met at a lock at what they told me was known as Heartbreak Hill told me of your site if I want someone to complain to, writes Peggy Trimble.

Others take over landslip repair

Published: Friday, 15 March 2019

THERE is a worry for boaters about the time it will take for the landslip on the Staffs & Worcs Canal to be repaired as others are taking over the repair.

Lancaster Canal bridge still closed

Published: Friday, 15 March 2019

THE bridge that was struck by a vehicle on the Lancaster Canal earlier this month is still closed for navigation.

Boats freed from Staffs & Worcs landslip

Published: Thursday, 14 March 2019

WITH work now underway to clear the landslip of the Staffs & Worcs Canal, space has been cleared to allow the trapped boats to pass.

The Wheelyboat Trust on Countryfile

Published: Thursday, 14 March 2019

THE Wheelyboat Trust that has made such a difference to communities across the country, is to be showcased on BBC's Countryfile.

No new marina yet for Stratford

Published: Thursday, 14 March 2019

THOUGH planning permission had been given for a new marina in Stratford in 2012 work has still not started.