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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CaRT not really trying

Published: Wednesday, 08 November 2017

I have just had a search of your site about cyclists, and see that British Waterways were painting on towpaths way back in June 2009, so the recent 'new idea' of 'cut your speed' signs on the towpaths by Canal & River Trust is certainly not new writes Martin Banks.

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Do something realistic about fast cyclists

Published: Wednesday, 08 November 2017

I FIND it very alarming that walkers on the towpaths are being put in hospital by fast cyclists, yet CaRT do nothing about it, writes Alec Holmes.

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Only when it suits

Published: Wednesday, 08 November 2017

You may ask what end of garden moorings, or moorings on waters where land is owned by other than CaRT has to do with the recent overtopping of the Erewash Canal, but if what I hear is correct, those moorings may well have, writes Pam Pickett.

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Tony Hales is back

Published: Wednesday, 08 November 2017

THE former Chairman of British Waterways, Tony Hales is back, not as part of Canal & River Trust but giving talks about the change from British Waterways to Canal & River Trust.

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Could not remove sunken boat

Published: Wednesday, 08 November 2017

THE Peak Forest Canal has been further closed since Friday with a sunken boat near Woody Footbridge.

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There is graffiti and graffiti

Published: Monday, 06 November 2017

WE ARE told of the 'fantastic job' the Canal & River Trust do of clearing off graffiti, and that it is a constant battle, writes T. Lang.

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What will they find this time?

Published: Monday, 06 November 2017

THE 'Open Week-end' at Banbury Lock in the town sees the first of the lock viewing season as Canal & River Trust shows off its lock repairs throughout the winter, but what will be found when it is emptied?

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