549 days lost to stoppages in April

Published: Thursday, 05 May 2022

ON MONDAY, narrowboatworld revealed that C&RT had posted 29 stoppages in April. Now Allan Richards provides more stoppage information for April stoppages taken from the Trust's database:

Now you see it—now you don't!

Published: Thursday, 05 May 2022

AMONGST the various banners at Canal Cavalcade in Little Venice, over the May Bank Holiday weekend, was one from the Inland Waterways Association (IWA) pushing for improved boater facilities, writes Jonathan Mosse.

Aqueduct Marina builds green credentials with Bilgeaway

Published: Thursday, 05 May 2022

AQUEDUCT Marina, based on the Shropshire Union Canal near Nantwich, is encouraging customers to install River Canal Rescue Bilgeaway filter on their narrowboats.

John Coxon tells it like it is!

Published: Wednesday, 04 May 2022

THIRTY closures in the first month of the boating season?

NBTA wins Lottery funding to support psychotherapy service

Published: Wednesday, 04 May 2022

THE National Lottery Community Fund has awarded the National Bargee Travellers Association (NBTA) nearly £10,000.

Grimshaw Lane Bridge fails again

Published: Wednesday, 04 May 2022

THE Grimshaw Lane Bridge (75A) on the Rochdale Canal has failed again.

29 stoppages in April as the system officially opens...

Published: Monday, 02 May 2022

THERE is little doubt that the system is in the worst condition it has ever been in since it was restored.

Steam Festival at Anderton Boat Lift

Published: Monday, 02 May 2022

THE Anderton Boat Lift is to host a steam festival and a 10k Charity Run.

Birmingham Commonwealth Games boating parade

Published: Monday, 02 May 2022

 A BOATING Parade is to be held to celebrate the Birmingham canals as part of the celebrations in advance of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Victor asks if the trust is being ripped-off?

Published: Sunday, 01 May 2022

HAVING just learnt that the Daw End Canal is being closed for all of eight months to reconstruct a bridge I can't help but ask if the trust is being ripped off?