Swan lovers reponsible for death

Published: Thursday, 10 August 2017

AT THE risk of upsetting swan lovers, they are really the people responsible for the death of that swan caught in a boat's propeller, writes Helen Cripps.

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More Lee towpath attacks

Published: Thursday, 10 August 2017

AS REPORTED in Narrowboatworld yesterday five men were robbed at knifepoint on the Lee towpath and beaten up by a gang of thugs, with more similar attacks now reported.

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CaRT pushing for angling and canoeing

Published: Thursday, 10 August 2017

TASTER sessions are being organised by Canal & River Trust to get people to use its waterways for angling and canoeing.

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Rain stopped play

Published: Wednesday, 09 August 2017

THE plan by Canal & River Trust to overcome the stoppage at Crofton Flight was to have volunteers assisting through the locks but it did not work out as no volunteers arrived.

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Men robbed and beaten on towpath

Published: Wednesday, 09 August 2017

DURING just four days six men have been held up at knifepoint on the Lee towpath and not only robbed but beaten up.

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Pop concert at Anderton

Published: Wednesday, 09 August 2017

THERE is to be 'Summer Lift Off' concerts at Anderton Boat Lift this month featuring bands from the Eurovision Song Contest.

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Canal society takes 'village' for a cruise

Published: Wednesday, 09 August 2017

MEMBERS of the Alvechurch Village Society have always shown interest in the Worcester & Birmingham Canal, so they were treated to a cruise on the waterway.

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'Pea soup' cleared from the Lancaster Canal

Published: Wednesday, 09 August 2017

THE hot weather has caused parts of the Lancaster Canal to turn into something resembling pea soup as it encourages the quick growth of duck weed.

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Two more closures on Kennet & Avon Canal

Published: Wednesday, 09 August 2017

THERE is once again the 'normal' closure of the Crofton Flight due to lack of water on the summit pound, that is usually caused by the pumps being unable to cope.

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RSPCA blames boater over injured swan

Published: Wednesday, 09 August 2017

A SWAN injured by a narrowboat's propeller on the Trent & Mersey at Nantwich has caused the RSPCA tro warn boaters to take care.

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