Walkers raised £10,000 towards restoration

Published: Monday, 19 June 2017

A WELL organised sponsored walk by Wey & Arun Canal Trust has raised a staggering £10,000 towards the canal's restoration.

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Victor: Another silly decision

Published: Sunday, 18 June 2017

THE instruction last week was to have a column without any reference to Canal & River Trust, but alas, dear Cart was so in the news with its many and varied decisions that I found it impossible—so no column!

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CaRT removing litter bins to reduce litter!

Published: Friday, 16 June 2017

THE latest crazy scheme from Canal & River Trust is a national plan to reduce its waterside litter bins in order to reduce litter!

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Is CaRT operating lawfully?

Published: Friday, 16 June 2017

THERE have been many comments about lack of maintenance, and about CART spending money on irrelevant things, writes Paul Robinson.

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Pie in the sky

Published: Thursday, 15 June 2017

IT WAS way back in 2004 that Peel Holdings, owners of the Manchester Ship Canal told of its grandiose scheme of Port Salford,  the country's first ever inland port facility and national distribution park, that would be accessible by inland water, mainline rail and motorway.

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CaRT wasting money on irrevelant items

Published: Thursday, 15 June 2017

I THINK the correspondent who states that boaters should not moan because CaRT has no money for maintenance has missed the most fundamental point about what boaters are moaning about. (Re: CaRT don't have the money) writes Keith Gudgin.

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Raising funds to continue Montgomery restoration

Published: Thursday, 15 June 2017

THOUGH the grant of £2.5 millions from the Heritage Lottery Fund enabled the further restoration of the Montgomery Canal, the Restore The Montgomery Canal! appeal is raising funds for the volunteers to carry on after that.

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Office space the easy way

Published: Thursday, 15 June 2017

REQUIRING more office space at Kings Bromley Marina on the Trent & Mersey Canal, it was done the easy way.

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CaRT have lost the plot

Published: Thursday, 15 June 2017

I AM a continuous cruiser that follows the rules as do the majority of us moving a fair distance before the 14 days are up, but there are 100's that do not writes Sid Haworth.

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Illegal mooring on the Macclesfield Canal

Published: Wednesday, 14 June 2017

IF THE Canal & River Trust want to see illegal mooring then the licence people should take a visit to the Macclesfield Canal where I moor my narrowboat.

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