Recreating history at Dartford

Published: Sunday, 24 December 2017

THE construction of a low road bridge over the Dartford & Crayford Navigation off the Thames stopped the passage of barges for good.

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The summit water problems

Published: Sunday, 24 December 2017

HAVING descended from the Tring summit [Grand Union Canal] last week (when it was definitely navigable) I can add to your information that CaRT were pumping water from the Cowroast borehole to feed the summit pound, writes Neil Quarmby.

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Unnecessary action by Bargees

Published: Thursday, 21 December 2017

THE National Bargee Travellers Association has made great play of its success in arranging a shorter cruising distance for one of its disabled members, by taking court action.

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EA take a leaf out of CaRT's book

Published: Thursday, 21 December 2017

THE Environment Agency is certainly not accepting Canal & River Trust's claim for its navigations, retaliating by taking a leaf out of CaRT's book.

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A new 'vision' for Nestlé factory

Published: Thursday, 21 December 2017

THE derelict Nestlé factory by the side of the Grand Union Canal at Hayes, we are told has a a new 'vision'.

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How can they do it?

Published: Thursday, 21 December 2017

A LURCHER dumped on the towpath of the Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation was so starved it had collapsed on the ground, unable to stand properly.

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Christmas is a-coming!

Published: Tuesday, 19 December 2017

Illuminate Sawley

Whilst many marinas are dark and dismal this time of year, not so at Sawley Marina where boaters really get their boats into the Christmas spirit—as can be seen!  This was the broad beam winner of the Boat Illumination Competition.

Chesterfield Canal Trust gets highest volunteer award

Published: Monday, 18 December 2017

THE Chesterfield Canal Trust has been presented with The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2017. This is the highest award given to volunteer groups across the UK.

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More plans for Ickield Port Loop

Published: Monday, 18 December 2017

IT WAS way back on 2013  that we published news of the development of Ickield Port Loop on the BCN (Massive BCN development) that came to nothing.

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Victor: Season of silly notices

Published: Sunday, 17 December 2017

REGULAR readers will no doubt be well aware of the ever increasing silly stoppage notices from Cart that we need to correct, and here's a couple more.

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