EA waterway 'not fit for purpose'

Published: Thursday, 24 August 2017

THE Inland Waterways Association (IWA) has highlighted the atrocious condition of an Environmental Waterway, calling it 'not fit for purpose'.

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The law affects towpath cyclists

Published: Thursday, 24 August 2017

THE case where a cyclist has been found guilty of causing bodily harm by 'wanton or furious driving' yesterday, has raised further questions about pedestrian safety and the responsibility of cyclists in public places, writes Keith Gudgin.

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A wide awakening

Published: Thursday, 24 August 2017

THE 'boater', Alan, who has fashioned his own toilet facilities on his boat moored in London needs a visit from Canal & River Trust, writes James Henry.

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Rochdale closed yet again

Published: Thursday, 24 August 2017

FOR the seventh time this year the Rochdale Canal is closed, this time at Todmorden.

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Police now involved with Sawley Cut overstayers

Published: Wednesday, 23 August 2017

I READ with interest your article about the overstaying boats in Sawley Cut. I have to say, things appear to have taken a slightly more sinister turn, writes Keith Unwin.

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Blue-green algae in the Macclesfield

Published: Wednesday, 23 August 2017

A REPORT of blue-green algae has been reported on the Macclesfield Canal with boaters warned of its dangers.

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Discover the Pocklington Canal

Published: Wednesday, 23 August 2017

THERE is one particular waterway that very few boaters have discovered, tucked away off the Yorkshire Derwent.

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Sea Cadets choose Sawley Marina

Published: Wednesday, 23 August 2017

THE Long Eaton Sea Cadets have choosen Sawley Marina on the Trent to be their new base.

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Grantham Canal Discovery Day

Published: Wednesday, 23 August 2017

IF YOU want to find out all you can about the restoration of the Grantham Canal, it's Discovery Day is the place to be.

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Don't moor under trees in a gale

Published: Wednesday, 23 August 2017

SOME boaters realise, yet others don't, that it is not wise to moor under trees in a gale.

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