Lengthy closures

Published: Monday, 27 March 2017

Your correspondent, who criticises CaRT over Brick Lock, highlights the observation that there have been days when nothing is happening, writes Mike Todd.

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Curly Whirly closed until end of May

Published: Monday, 27 March 2017

THOUGH the repairs to Pinfold Bridge at Wolverhampton were due to be completed by the end of this month, they will not be until the end of May, closing the circular route.

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Stort stoppage longer still

Published: Monday, 27 March 2017

THE failure of Brick Lock (14) on the Stort and the inability of a quick repair means that boats moored above the stoppage on the river will not have easy access through the lock.

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Open Day on the Chesterfield

Published: Monday, 27 March 2017

IT WAS way back in the 60s that the Retford & Worksop Boat Club was formed and tirelessly worked to prevent the closing of the Chesterfield Canal and then making sure it was kept in working condition.

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The transfer 'bubbles' again

Published: Thursday, 23 March 2017

IT LOOKS like the proposal to transfer of EA waterways has bubbled to the surface in parliament again. However, this time, the wording suggests all of the Environment Agency's navigable inland waterways, writes Mick Fitzgibbons.

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CaRT not wanted

Published: Thursday, 23 March 2017

IN 2014 I attended a meeting chaired by the Chairman of the Basingstoke Canal Society, writes Ken Churchill.

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Disillusioned and disgusted

Published: Thursday, 23 March 2017

ALTHOUGH I am no longer a regular columnist for narrowboatworld, I do still take a great interest in all things canal related; after all my livelihood still depends on them. However the more I see and hear of today's canal society and infrastructure in general, the more depressed it makes me, writes Orph Mable.

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Still another T&M marina

Published: Thursday, 23 March 2017

DURING that period when the then British Waterways were persuading people to construct marinas, three massive ones were built on the eastern section of the Trent & Mersey Canal—then the boating industry went into decline.

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Illegally moored boaters will be evicted

Published: Wednesday, 22 March 2017

RESIDENT boaters on the Cam in Cambridge are to be evicted from the waterway if they do not have a legal mooring on the river and no licence.

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Another plan for Weavers' Triangle

Published: Wednesday, 22 March 2017

IT WAS shortly before the downturn in the building industry when the 'masterplan' for the Weavers' Triangle on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Burnley was first instigated.

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