Continuous moorers upset

Published: Monday, 13 November 2017

I have just met a couple of continuous moorers, who are most upset at not being able to moor at Atherstone [Coventry Canal] for a couple of months, writes Sid Haworth.

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Commercial fly tipping more prevalent

Published: Sunday, 12 November 2017

WITH the every increasing rules concerning the disposal of items, commercial fly tipping is becoming more and more prevalent on the waterways.

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CaRT tells 6,000 responded to consultation

Published: Sunday, 12 November 2017

THE Canal & River Trust has stated that already there have been 6,000 responses to its boat licensing consultation received.

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Not much good

Published: Sunday, 12 November 2017

I intend to have a Christmas trip on our boat, so to make sure our planned route was safe from stoppages I went on to the Canal & River Trust web page.

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Sunday without Victor—he's on holiday

Published: Sunday, 12 November 2017

Towpath attacks at Hebden Bridge

Published: Friday, 10 November 2017

THE police at Hebden Bridge want victims of towpath attacks, ot those witnessing them, to come forward after a spate of such attacks have been reported on social media.

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Aire & Calder hydroelectric power plant opens

Published: Friday, 10 November 2017

A MASSIVE hydroelectric power plant has been opened on the Aire & Calder Navigation at Knottingley, that it is stated will generate electricity for over 100 years.

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More art for the Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Published: Friday, 10 November 2017

THE 'Super Slow Way', a programme of art for the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, has been awarded a £1m grant by the Arts Council England’s Creative People and Places programme.

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Changes to CaRT executive team

Published: Friday, 10 November 2017

THE Canal & River Trust is announcing a number of changes to its executive team, seeking to simplify how it works as it aims to ensure a secure, sustainable and positive future for the waterways, it tells us.

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Scottish canals doing well

Published: Thursday, 09 November 2017

FROM all accounts, the Scottish Government deciding that its canals should not go the 'charity' way has been a good decision, as they are in very good order.

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