Beware the January Joggers

Published: Monday, 08 January 2018

I MUST admit I have to agree with Victor Swift that the towpaths are deserted of visitors this time of year, but there are others, writes T. Lang.

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Victor: More 'smoke' complaints

Published: Sunday, 07 January 2018

IT SEEMS the scourge against smoke from stoves is hotting up (no pun intended) after the Mayor of London showed his intention of banning wood-burners in the capitol, and showing particular interest in the many boats scattered around the city.

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Where next for CaRT's 'Arch'

Published: Friday, 05 January 2018

IT IS to be hoped that the next place where Canal & River Trust place its latest money wasting scheme 'Arch' is better than the first!

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Council's move against 'smoking' boats

Published: Friday, 05 January 2018

SUCH is the amount of smoke from boats moored on the Cam in Cambridge that the City Council is taking action against owners who burn coal or wood on their stoves.

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Aqua bucks the trend

Published: Friday, 05 January 2018

THOUGH many of the boat building companies either went bust or greatly reduced their output when the bottom fell out of the industry, one company is bucking the trend by expanding into a new factory.

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No intimation when (or if) Leicester Section will be open

Published: Thursday, 04 January 2018

THE Canal & River Trust have given no intimation whatsoever as to the reopening of the closed Leicester Section of the Grand Union Canal.

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Boaters shot at

Published: Thursday, 04 January 2018

BOATERS moored on the Weaver have been shot at by youths with an air rifle.

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Heading nowhere

Published: Thursday, 04 January 2018

WHEN the sound of a Bollinder came along the summit pound of the Grand Union Canal Howard Clarke took a photograph of the boat.

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CC's registering at a surgery

Published: Thursday, 04 January 2018

A couple of tips for Howard and his GP problem. Although he is a continuous cruiser he is, from the NHS viewpoint, 'homeless' and I hope he will not take offence at the use of this term and the unfortunate connotations, writes Martin Cox.

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Experience the restored Chesterfield Canal

Published: Thursday, 04 January 2018

THOUGH the western end of the Chesterfield Canal is not available for cruising you can still experience the entire restored section by trip boat.

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