Another government scheme

Published: Friday, 18 June 2021

ANOTHER government scheme to get organisations to take on youngsters for six months work experience has got CaRT hooked on another publicity drive I see, writes John Coxon.

Not a good experience

Published: Friday, 18 June 2021

AFTER reading about the relaxing holidays on the canals my wife and I decided to go the whole hog and buy a time share in a narrowboat, writes Owen Pritchard.

Two navigations reopened but two closed!

Published: Friday, 18 June 2021

TWO of the stoppages have reopened, but alas two new ones are reported.

Vandals set fire to Birmingham Main Line lock gate

Published: Thursday, 17 June 2021

THE Birmingham Main Line is closed after vandals damaged Factory Lock (2) by fire.

NABO keeps up the pressure

Published: Thursday, 17 June 2021

IT IS not generally known but the National Association of Boat Owners (NABO) is responsible for keeping up the pressure regarding the moorings consultation document.

Canoeist to tackle the Avon Ring

Published: Thursday, 17 June 2021

A CANOEIST is to tackle the Avon Ring to raise funds for the Canal & River Trust and Cancer Research.

How many more closures this week?

Published: Wednesday, 16 June 2021

OUR Keith Gudgin has been very busy sorting the closures so far this week to keep you informed.

Restored Big Lock footbridge reinstalled

Published: Wednesday, 16 June 2021

THE old footbridge over Big Lock at Middlewich has been restored and is back in place

Boat deaths prompt carbon monoxide warning

Published: Wednesday, 16 June 2021

THE deaths of two boaters from carbon monoxide poisoning on their boat on the Ouse in York has prompted more warnings.

Victor: And it came to pass...

Published: Saturday, 12 June 2021

AS THE flutterfetti was released at the opening of the rebuilt Anderton Boat Lift all were cheering.