Now it's 'sleeping policemen'

Published: Wednesday, 21 June 2017

THE latest scheme from Canal & River Trust in an attempt to slow down speeding cyclists on the towpath are 'sleeping policemen'—one sleeping with the words 'Drop you pace share the space'.

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Other users are important

Published: Wednesday, 21 June 2017

In responding to the comments by Paul Robinson and given a further outing on Sunday by Victor, Andrew Bailes has listed all of CaRT's formal Objectives, writes Mike Todd.

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You have to laugh!

Published: Monday, 19 June 2017

IT SEEMS to me that 2017 is the year that 1st April stretches from 1st January until 31st December! Writes Orph Mable.

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CaRT's Charitable Objectives

Published: Monday, 19 June 2017

Regarding Paul Robinson’s query about the Canal and River Trust’s Charitable Objectives, I’m reminded of a Richard Parry meeting a few years ago, writes Andrew Bails.

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More litter on the ground

Published: Monday, 19 June 2017

Litter bins are only a problem if they are not emptied! No bin means more litter on the ground...

Julie Phelps

Walkers raised £10,000 towards restoration

Published: Monday, 19 June 2017

A WELL organised sponsored walk by Wey & Arun Canal Trust has raised a staggering £10,000 towards the canal's restoration.

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Victor: Another silly decision

Published: Sunday, 18 June 2017

THE instruction last week was to have a column without any reference to Canal & River Trust, but alas, dear Cart was so in the news with its many and varied decisions that I found it impossible—so no column!

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CaRT removing litter bins to reduce litter!

Published: Friday, 16 June 2017

THE latest crazy scheme from Canal & River Trust is a national plan to reduce its waterside litter bins in order to reduce litter!

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Is CaRT operating lawfully?

Published: Friday, 16 June 2017

THERE have been many comments about lack of maintenance, and about CART spending money on irrelevant things, writes Paul Robinson.

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Pie in the sky

Published: Thursday, 15 June 2017

IT WAS way back in 2004 that Peel Holdings, owners of the Manchester Ship Canal told of its grandiose scheme of Port Salford,  the country's first ever inland port facility and national distribution park, that would be accessible by inland water, mainline rail and motorway.

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