Sudden flooding of the Soar

Published: Monday, 22 June 2020

I was extremely interested to read your report that Canal & River Trust had finally decided to close the Soar navigation, writes William Forbes.

Weddings for the boat lift

Published: Monday, 22 June 2020

BOATERS are having to wait until July to get off the Weaver, but plans are well ahead for it as a wedding venue in the meantime.

Victor: Why the restrictions?

Published: Sunday, 21 June 2020

THOUGH the three closed canals are to re-open in two weeks time they are under severe restrictions.

CaRT censored over not closing towpaths

Published: Saturday, 20 June 2020

THE BBC have joined others in castigating Canal & River Trust over its decision to keep its narrow towpaths open during the coronavirus pandemic.

Lack of volunteers cut lock flight operations

Published: Friday, 19 June 2020

AS EXPECTED all the volunteers have been laid-off during the coronavirus pandemic, and we learn that at present there is no decision if or when they will be reintroduced.

Chinese mentality

Published: Friday, 19 June 2020

I WAS pleased to read on your site that the the three closed canals are to be opened again, writes Helen Cripps.

Inviting disaster on the Soar

Published: Friday, 19 June 2020

I WAS astounded to read a stoppage notice advising boaters to take care on the Soar, writes Joe Parkin.

It is dangerous—but proceed!

Published: Thursday, 18 June 2020

THE Soar is at present in flood, so Canal & River Trust tell that it is dangerous.

The three closed canals to be reopened—in July

Published: Thursday, 18 June 2020

THE three major closed canals are to be reopened for navigationwith restrictionson Monday 6th July.

Avon bridges get the cash

Published: Thursday, 18 June 2020

THE bridges over the Avon and others are to benefit from a £6.3 millions maintenance fund.