Boater cleared of affray

Published: Saturday, 28 September 2013
A BOATER moored on the Droitwich Canal has been cleared by a Court of affray with a cyclist.

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Swans dying

Published: Saturday, 28 September 2013

MANY swans have been found dead along the River Great Ouse in St. Neots, that is proving a mystery.

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Overstayers targeted

Published: Friday, 27 September 2013

OVERSTAYERS on the visitor moorings on the Thames are now being targeted, risking a £100 fine.

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CaRT director under attack

Published: Friday, 27 September 2013

CANAL & River Trust (CaRT) Legal Director and Secretary to the Board, Nigel Johnson, is under attack for failing to ensure that the Trust fulfils its obligations under Environment Information Regulations, writes Allan Richards.

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David: Summer of extremities

Published: Friday, 27 September 2013

IN THE last five months we have visited every canal and river terminus south of Oxford, except Slough—there are limits. I can therefore give a fairly upbeat assessment of the state of the system in the South of England.

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Against liveaboard boaters

Published: Friday, 27 September 2013

I HAVE only just read Steve Mathews email and he talks about bigoted liveaboards—pot calling kettle black maybe? His email is nothing other than a generalised rant against liveaboard boaters, writes Angela Tibbs.

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Introducing reeds

Published: Thursday, 26 September 2013

HAVING just completed the Avon Ring, for the second time in three years, we have noticed the new trend of BW/CaRT policy of introducing reeds to the canal network, writes Peter Ponting.

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"You can wait"

Published: Thursday, 26 September 2013

WE RECENTLY took a trip down the Southern Oxford, and met a party of workmen repairing a fence at one of the locks, who had moored their work boat in the lock, Geoff Bennett writes.

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Floating Market this week-end

Published: Thursday, 26 September 2013
THERE will be a gathering of commercial boats selling their wares in Birmingham this week-end, billed as a floating market.

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Cropredy Marina success

Published: Thursday, 26 September 2013

OPENED earlier this month, Cropredy Marina on the South Oxford Canal is proving to be a successful venture, with many boats taking advantage of its moorings.

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