Should do something about the 'dreaded six'

Published: Friday, 02 November 2018

I WELL remember Aston Broad Lock before it was 'improved' and was so easy to use, writes Debbie Clarke.

Has BWML been sold?

Published: Thursday, 01 November 2018

NO INFORMATION whatsoever can be gleaned from BWML marinas that its marinas have been sold.

So many towpath users could not be controlled

Published: Wednesday, 31 October 2018

T. LANG'S contribution in which he says he cannot understand why the towpath [under the railway bridge] must be closed, writes John Bamford.

Halloween pumpkin paddled on the Ouse

Published: Wednesday, 31 October 2018

MOST people are satisfied in carving out a pumpkin to create an Halloween face, but one fella has gone much further.

Fallen tree blocks Llangollen Canal

Published: Wednesday, 31 October 2018

A LARGE tree that has fallen over the Llangollen Canal has blocked the waterway.

Mercia wins its eighth Gold conservation award

Published: Wednesday, 31 October 2018

MERCIA MARINA has won a Gold conservation award for the eighth year in a row from Professor David Bellamy.

Cycleway killed off angling

Published: Tuesday, 30 October 2018

AS BOTH a boater and angler I cannot but agree with the sentiments of Graham Booth, writes Geoff Hutchins.

Reduction in anglers

Published: Monday, 29 October 2018

I TOO, have noticed the reduction in the number of anglers on the towpath although it does not cause me the same concern as it does Mark Lloyd, writes Graham Booth.

Angling is dying out

Published: Monday, 29 October 2018

 ANGLING is a dying pastime according to Mark Lloyd, Chief Executive of the Angling Trust.

They were not forgotten

Published: Monday, 29 October 2018

AS A tribute to boatmen who served in the forces and were killed, poppies are to be released from Anderton Boat Lift to commemorate.