Money from third party stoppages

Published: Monday, 26 February 2018

SEEING the recent article by Gongoozler I wondered if Canal & River Trust could follow the example being set by the Department for Transport, writes Mike Stone.

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The danger of boat stoves

Published: Monday, 26 February 2018

I WAS most sorry to hear of the tragic death of Alex Bennett, who was a lovely lady in all respects, writes Helen Cripps.

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Cold canal water saved his life

Published: Monday, 26 February 2018

A MAN jogging along a canal towpath, suffered a cardiac arrest and went straight into the water, but its chill saved him.

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Another re-think on Icknield Port Loop

Published: Monday, 26 February 2018

THE recent plans to redevelop Icknield Port Loop in Birmingham are once again on 'hold'.

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New books from Chesterfield Canal Trust

Published: Monday, 26 February 2018

THE Chesterfield Canal Trust has published two books written by its members.

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Boat stove caused boat death

Published: Sunday, 25 February 2018

ONCE again it was the embers falling from the open door of a boat stove that caused a boat fire.

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The way to stop them

Published: Sunday, 25 February 2018

Surely the way to stop cyclists speeding along towpaths is to have speed bumps at regular intervals.

Richard Attwood.

Signage at regular intervals

Published: Sunday, 25 February 2018

The [cycle] signage should be placed at regular distances such that they can be pointed at by slow towpath users, without confrontation, but may well start to imprint in the mind of the perpetrators. It’s a hope; but worth trying before we all stop using the 'cycle tracks'.

Brian D Jarrett

Gongoozler: Third party stoppages

Published: Saturday, 24 February 2018

IT HAS been noticeable that, in addition to repairs to the navigations, a number of stoppages are caused by third parties or those not associated with the canals.

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A sad loss indeed

Published: Friday, 23 February 2018

WE ARE told that Alex Bennett who died in the boat fire at Stone is a sad loss indeed.

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