Raising awareness of whistleblowers and protecting victims

Published: Wednesday, 14 February 2018

EX POLICE detective Jon Wedger was a whistleblower for exposing the deliberate cover-up of child prostitution and is embarking on a towpath walk to highlight the plight of whistleblowers and gain justice for victims of abuse, telling us:

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Email: No evidence how IWA would perform with CaRT

Published: Wednesday, 14 February 2018

I concurred fully with the comments regarding Inland Waterways Association’s continued support of the move of EA waters to CaRT.

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K&A live-aboards keep the towpath clean

Published: Wednesday, 14 February 2018

LIVE-ABOARDS on the Kennet & Avon Canal, are not prepared to live with the rubbish left by others so had a big clean-up.

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Drowned woman was a boater

Published: Wednesday, 14 February 2018

THE woman who was pulled out of the Trent & Mersey Canal earlier this month was a boater.

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Six more CaRT non-boating managers

Published: Monday, 12 February 2018

I ALWAYS thought that health and safety was the byword at Canal & River Trust, but its photo accompanying an advert in a newspaper shows otherwise, writes T. Lang.

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£4,000 worth of tools stolen

Published: Monday, 12 February 2018

THE tool store at Lock 15 on the Grantham Canal suffered another break-in with £5,000 worth of electrical tools stolen.

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CaRT wants more volunteer lockies

Published: Monday, 12 February 2018

WE HAVE learnt that over half of the volunteer lock keepers taken on by Canal & River Trust have now left with the Trust being in need of more volunteers to man the locks previously manned by paid lockies.

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New Severn warning lights

Published: Monday, 12 February 2018

NEW warning lights are in the process of being installed today on the Severn

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Omitting council tax

Published: Monday, 12 February 2018

A good piece by Gongoozler on the costs and benefits of a life afloat, writes Geoff Low.

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Gongoozler: Moving onto the water

Published: Sunday, 11 February 2018

THERE was an article in the Daily Telegraph recently. It was in the Property section and tells the story of a young lady, renting a flat, who found that by purchasing a narrowboat she could live more cheaply.

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