Sharing the blame for the breach

Published: Wednesday, 25 April 2018

NOW that the Middlewich breach has happened both the hire boat companies and CaRT have to carry an equal share of the blame, writes John Coxon.

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Boat explodes on the River Great Ouse

Published: Tuesday, 24 April 2018

THERE has been a gas explosion on a boat moored  on the River Great Ouse in Ely today, with the occupants injured.

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CaRT were warned of a possible Middlewich breach

Published: Tuesday, 24 April 2018

THE Canal & River Trust were warned of the possibility of a breach on the Middlewich Branch, yet chose to ignore it.

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Huddersfield Narrow re-opens

Published: Tuesday, 24 April 2018

THE silt causing the stoppage on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal has been cleared and the canal is open.

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Ridiculous figures

Published: Monday, 23 April 2018

I HAVE just received the latest update from Damian at CART in which he informs me that 95% of boats are now licenced, writes Ray Watkins.

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Victor: No mooring there

Published: Sunday, 22 April 2018

PLANNING our May cruise we thought we would 'do' the Hatton Flight once again, well remembering our stay on the Saltisford Arm at Warwick, where there was plenty of space to moor.

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Narrowboat broken in and trashed

Published: Friday, 20 April 2018

I WAS  reminded of our own experience after reading your article about the man who had his boat stolen and trashed, writes, April Simpson.

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Birmingham & Fazeley reopened this morning

Published: Friday, 20 April 2018

THE Birmingham & Fazeley Canal that had been closed all week was reopened at 8am this morning.

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Will hiring be so popular now?

Published: Friday, 20 April 2018

IT IS that time of the year when Drifters hold their National Open Day, offering would-be hirers a taster session on the waterways.

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Northampton Arm bridge lifted

Published: Friday, 20 April 2018

THE Northampton Arm of the Grand Union Canal has reopened with the broken bridge now out of the way.

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