British Waterways closed the towpaths

Published: Monday, 30 March 2020

WE DON'T expect many of you will remember those days of the rampant Foot & Mouth disease.

That pan removed

Published: Monday, 30 March 2020

THAT pan that was both on the Trent & Mersey and the Soar has been removed.

David: Walking the towpaths

Published: Monday, 30 March 2020

THE self-obsession of continuous moorers like John Coxon never ceases to amaze me.

Four towns for the Lee & Stort navigation

Published: Monday, 30 March 2020

A NEW London 'Urban Community' is to be developed along the Lee & Stort Navigations.

Victor: Businesses hard hit

Published: Sunday, 29 March 2020

There is little doubt that the event of coronavirus will have a devastating effect on waterways businesses.

Towpath like living in the middle of Tesco

Published: Saturday, 28 March 2020

PEOPLE living by the Kennet & Avon Canal around Bath say that living by the towpath is like the middle of Tesco such is the number of visitors.

Crowded towpaths potentially spreading coronavirus

Published: Saturday, 28 March 2020

AFTER CaRT closes all it's canal-side offices and tells boaters to use the online shop for pump-out cards and keys etc. it is apparent it has not been reading or comprehending the government's advice and rulings, writes John Coxon.

The Soar rescue—in pictures

Published: Friday, 27 March 2020

HERE is the removal of the stricken narrowboat from the bridge at Barrow-on-Soar by River Canal Rescue—in pictures.

Leisure boaters told to keep away

Published: Friday, 27 March 2020

NON LIVEABOARDS have been told not to come to Overwater Marina in order to protect those here from the virus, Amy Dickerson writes.

Two more stoppages

Published: Friday, 27 March 2020

THE Huddersfield Narrow Canal is now closed for further dredging.