Brew with a view at White Mills Marina

Published: Friday, 08 December 2017

THE Boathouse at White Mills Marina is now complete and open for business both for its moorers and visitors.

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Peak Forest Canal closed until March

Published: Friday, 08 December 2017


THOUGH Canal & River Trust promised that the failed lock on the Marple Flight would be repaired and open in January, this has been but back until March.

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Fire destroys cruiser

Published: Friday, 08 December 2017

A FIRE on a cruiser moored on the Thames, last night (Thursday) at Kingston left it completely destroyed.

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Another new CaRT structure—and more consultation

Published: Thursday, 07 December 2017

THIS morning, Canal & River Trust tells us that it has began a three months period of 'internal consultation' about changes to its structures and a significant reduction in the size of its senior management team. 

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CaRT officially puts claim to EA navigations

Published: Thursday, 07 December 2017

NO BIG announcement, but just an in-house newsletter statement telling that Canal & River Trust has finally made the bid to take over the Environment Agency navigations.

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RCR announce more maintenance courses

Published: Thursday, 07 December 2017

WITH its maintenance courses proving so popular, River Canal Rescue (RCR) has announced that it is providing them monthly from February to December in 2018.

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New moorings for Wigan—for one boat!

Published: Wednesday, 06 December 2017

THE Canal & River Trust tells us that boaters are set to benefit from new £80,000 moorings at Wigan—for one boat!

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CaRT should accept the inevitable

Published: Wednesday, 06 December 2017

IT HAS been suggested that boaters are to blame for maintenance problems, writes Bill Ridgeway.

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Canoeists tied together in tunnel

Published: Wednesday, 06 December 2017

I was most interested to read Julie Phelps report of her managing to avoid a collision with a canoeist at the entrance to Edgbaston Tunnel, as I have problems with them, this time inside a tunnel, writes Sid Haworth.

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Woman jumped in to save drowning boater at Mercia

Published: Wednesday, 06 December 2017

THE part time staff member at Mercia Marina, Sarah Cunnington, did not hesitate when she saw an unconscious boater drowning in the water.

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