IWA's wrong priorities

Published: Friday, 17 November 2017

I see the Inland Waterways Association is opposed to the widening of the towpath in Edgbaston Tunnel in Birmingham as it will restrict boats, writes T. Lang.

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Edgbaston Tunnel closed for narrowing survey

Published: Friday, 17 November 2017

Edgbaston Tunnel on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal is at present temporarily closed to carry out a survey for its narrowing.

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Motorist terrorised girls on canal bridge

Published: Thursday, 16 November 2017

 A MOTORIST refused to slow down whilst girls were crossing a narrow canal bridge, putting one in hospital.

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Wildlife—does CaRT know what it is doing?

Published: Thursday, 16 November 2017

MANY of you will no doubt have read the article that Canal & River Trust is dredging the Pocklington Canal to further its wildlife, but does it really know what it is doing?

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Dance the night away—in a drained lock!

Published: Wednesday, 15 November 2017

YOU have to admit that Canal & River Trust is going all-out to get visitors to its waterways by any methods, no matter how mad—with its latest effort being music and dancing in a drained Rochdale Canal lock!

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£152,000 dredging for wildlife on non-navigable canal

Published: Wednesday, 15 November 2017

THE Canal & River Trust is spending £152,000 on dredging part of the unused section of the Pocklington Canal for the benefit of its wildlife.

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Environment Agency boat charges will be above inflation

Published: Wednesday, 15 November 2017

THE Environment Agency is to increase its boat charges at above the rate of inflation, it states to make charging simpler.

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More awards for River Canal Rescue

Published: Wednesday, 15 November 2017

THOUGH we are somewhat indifferent to the many awards that are these days given out for very little, we really must make an exception with River Canal Rescue.

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A week to move sunken boat

Published: Wednesday, 15 November 2017

THE sunken boat near Woodley Footbridge on the Peak Forest Canal has now been removed from the waterway.

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Why not actual notices telling of stoppages?

Published: Tuesday, 14 November 2017

ONCE again boaters are being thwarted by the Canal & River Trust policy of its reliance on its stoppages notices on the internet rather than physical notices that boaters can see.

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