BSS endorses Bilgeaway

Published: Monday, 17 August 2020

IN A MOVE that could encourage greater use of bilge filters the Boat Safety Scheme examiners will now automatically accept Bilgeaway filters.

'Canal Quarter' for Stratford

Published: Monday, 17 August 2020

THE plans for the long drawn-out first phase of Stratford's 'Canal Quarter' have been approved.

Is it or isn't it closed?

Published: Monday, 17 August 2020

I HAVE received a typical stoppage notice from Canal & River Trust, writes Amy Dickerson.

Boater caused Meadow Lane Lock vandalism

Published: Sunday, 16 August 2020

MwadowLaneLockTHOUGH Canal & River Trust understood it was vandals who caused the damage to Meadow Lane Lock, it was not.

David: Still more notices

Published: Saturday, 15 August 2020

CaRT's Department of Silly Notices has been working overtime during the current panic, plastering the system with pointless placards intending to freeze our blood.

Ashby Canal running out of water

Published: Friday, 14 August 2020

THE  22 miles long pound af the Ashby Canal (coupled with 14 miles of the Coventry) is running out of water.

Coxhead Swing Bridge by 'appointment only'

Published: Friday, 14 August 2020

COXHEAD Swing Bridge (20) on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal can now only be accessed by appointment.

Union Canal breached

Published: Friday, 14 August 2020

THE Scottish Union Canal has breached in the torrential rain of Wednesday, draining its entire 30 miles long pound.

Cracks close Thames Hammersmith Bridge

Published: Friday, 14 August 2020

THE worsening of an existing crack in Hammersmith Suspension Bridge has caused its complete closure.

Equal funding for walkers

Published: Thursday, 13 August 2020

SO THE Canal & River Trust wants equal funding for towpath walkers as that of cyclists, asks Keith Gudgin.