Not an emergency

Published: Wednesday, 01 November 2017

IN RESPONSE to our comment concerning Stan and Steph White waiting five days for a call-out to attend a leaking stern gland, Stephanie Horton from River Canal Rescue replies:

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Wildlife plan for Avon island

Published: Wednesday, 01 November 2017

PERSHORE Lock Island on the Avon is to be transformed into a visitor friendly wildlife haven should the public get behind the scheme.

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CaRT boating consultation does not allow suggestions

Published: Monday, 30 October 2017

We recently completed the so called CaRT boating consultation. (After several phone calls to obtain the email link), writes Stewart Downs.

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Tons of rubbish dumped at Harecastle

Published: Monday, 30 October 2017

LORRY loads of rubbish have been dumped by the side of the canal at the eastern end of Harecastle Tunnel.

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Man jailed for molesting woman on boat

Published: Monday, 30 October 2017

A MAN that jumped on to a narrowboat moored at Caversham on the Thames and groped a woman on board has been jailed.

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Victor: Shroppie 'closed until further notice'

Published: Sunday, 29 October 2017

THEY are the disturbing words from Canal & River Trust concerning the problems with the Shropshire Union Canal at Bunbury.

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History repeating itself?

Published: Friday, 27 October 2017

THROUGHOUT most of the period during which they existed, British Waterways progressively degenerated into what eventually became CaRT, and CaRT really aren't doing anything much other than elevate BW's short-sighted and bloody-minded incompetence to new levels, writes Tony Dunkley.

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Death taking selfies on bridge pipe

Published: Friday, 27 October 2017

THOUGH the pipe running alongside the bridge over the canal at Bootle is protected, teenagers are still getting on to it with one falling onto the towpath to his death.

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Danger of unmaintained towpath

Published: Friday, 27 October 2017

THE lack of maintenance of the towpath in Rickmansworth on the Grand Union Canal is causing sinkholes to appear.

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CaRT to take over Basingstoke Canal

Published: Friday, 27 October 2017

The following is from the Inland Waterways Association web site, Turning point for the Basingstoke Canal, writes Bill Ridgeway.

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