Cannot charge for boat lift passage

Published: Monday, 29 June 2020

THE Canal & River Trust is now charging boaters an 'admin fee' for using the Anderton Boat Lift as it cannot charge for passage, as Alfred Overton reveals:

Is Ashby Canal towpath change legal?

Published: Monday, 29 June 2020

IT'S BEEN a very long tine since I went along the Ashby Canal, so I can't envisage the situation very well, writes Paul Robinson.

Victor: CaRT to charge boaters for using Anderton Boat Lift

Published: Sunday, 28 June 2020
THE Anderton Boat Lift has always been free for boaters—but not any more.

Boat Parks anyone?

Published: Friday, 26 June 2020

IF YOU live in the north of England, your opportunities to go cruising for weeks at a time, are becoming less each year, writes Ralph Freeman.

Trip boat returns after refurbishment

Published: Friday, 26 June 2020

THE Wey & Arun Canal Trust’s trip boat Zachariah Keppel is back after spending several months away for repairs.

Watford Flight still closed

Published: Friday, 26 June 2020

THE Watford Flight on the Leicester Section that was closed two weeks ago is still closed.

People risking their lives

Published: Friday, 26 June 2020

THE Canal & River Trust is warning against people leaping into its Saddington Reservoir near Market Harborough.

Canal & River Trust curtails Ashby Canal moorings

Published: Thursday, 25 June 2020

THE more I see of CaRT's policies and work programme the more I'm convinced that someone in that organisation has totally lost the plot.  It's no wonder they are losing the respect of boaters en-masse, writes Keith Gudgin.

Overweight wagons a cause of Crabtree Swing Bridge problems

Published: Thursday, 25 June 2020

IT WOULD seem that overweight waggons using the Crabtree Swing Bridge could be a cause of its problems.

Sunken boat closes Glasson Branch

Published: Thursday, 25 June 2020

THE risk of contamination from a sunken boat has closed the Glasson Branch of the Lancaster Canal.