Towpath cyclist puts man in hospital

Published: Monday, 06 November 2017

A SPEEDING cyclist on the towpath of the Ouse in York struck a walker who suffered head injuries when he struck its hard surface.

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Speeding to and from work

Published: Monday, 06 November 2017

I don't know if there is an official record of people being hit by cyclists on towpaths, but there is a London website that has listed quite a few, writes Shaun Collins.

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What happened to the 'Ribble Pidler'?

Published: Monday, 06 November 2017

My husband and I were one of the first to use the new Ribble Link, linking the river to the Lancaster Canal, and well remember the 'Ribble Piddler' as the statue was soon to be called, but this year it has gone.

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Not real grease!

Published: Monday, 06 November 2017

We were recently on the Trent & Mersey, when we came across a CaRT person seemingly greasing the paddle gear on a lock.

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More towpath attacks

Published: Friday, 03 November 2017

SINCE publishing the article concerning towpath attacks, people have contacted us concerning more such towpath attacks during this year.

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The dangerous towpaths

Published: Friday, 03 November 2017

THOUGH of course many towpaths attacks go unreported, the one yesterday, on the Rochdale Canal brings the 'official' list up to date.

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Boaters don't want wine bar

Published: Friday, 03 November 2017

THE plans to turn the Barge Inn at Honeystreet on the Kennet & Avon Canal into a wine bar has met with great opposition.

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How arrogant is that?

Published: Friday, 03 November 2017

So not only can CaRT fail to repair and keep the system anywhere near an acceptable level and produce highly questionable statistics to try to justify its existence, it can now fail to comply with the law but give itself dispensation. How arrogant is that?

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CaRT operating below minimum safety standards

Published: Wednesday, 01 November 2017

THE Canal & River Trust how now published a list of where it is operating below below minimum safety standards, admitting it has now reached over 1,000 instances.

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Stuck on the Leicester Section

Published: Wednesday, 01 November 2017

A FRIEND told me about your site and that someone had gone up the Soar to get to Norton Junction but learned it was closed having reaching the outskirts of Leicester, and having to turn back, writes Bill Grant.

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