Project manager wanted for Montgomery bridge restoration

Published: Friday, 09 March 2018

SLOWLY but surely the Montgomery Canal is being restored, with the next stage being the rebuilding of the last bridge blockage in Shropshire.

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In comparison

Published: Friday, 09 March 2018

THE number of drunks staggering into the canals and rivers is infinitesimal in comparison to those staggering into the roads and getting killed.

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A few vacancies available on RCR courses

Published: Friday, 09 March 2018

THERE are still a few vacancies available on River Canal Rescue boat and engine maintenance and electrics courses.

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She's getting cold

Published: Friday, 09 March 2018

IS THIS site turning into a Millenial support site?  Asks Geoff Low.

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What's the point?

Published: Thursday, 08 March 2018

THERE is to be yet another 'Boat Owners' Views Survey' by Canal & River Trust, it has been announced this morning.

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No thought for legitimate users of the river

Published: Thursday, 08 March 2018

LIKE many boaters do, when I drop down on to the Avon at Bath I moor on the handy moorings, but after one particular drunk stumbled into the river and drowned a fence was erected, writes Hugh Parsons.

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Broadbeams—job done!

Published: Thursday, 08 March 2018

THE only reason that I can see why CaRT has done this [charging more for broadbeams] is simply to make more money from boaters, writes Kevin Howell.

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Delay in Birmingham & Fazeley Canal re-opening

Published: Thursday, 08 March 2018

THE severe weather over last week has caused a delay in the reopening of the Birmingham & Fazeley Canal.

It will not now be re-opened until Tuesday 20th March, but will be in time for Easter, Keith Gudgin tells us. The closure of the waterway in early January was caused by leakage at Minworth, with the flight being closed.

Here we go again!

Published: Wednesday, 07 March 2018

AS EXPECTED, the teenager Charlie Pope that narrowboatworld reported having drowned in the Rochdale 'Nine' had been drinking up to 2.30am and stumbled into the waterway and drowned.

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Dangerous river

Published: Wednesday, 07 March 2018

YESTERDAY the Trent, being fed by the melting snow of the Pennines via the Derwent was well in flood.

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