A lesson not learned

Published: Monday, 11 November 2019

I'M AFRAID Victor omitted a rather important waterway freight scheme that failed, from his resumé, writes Tom Crossley.

Coping with rising water levels

Published: Monday, 11 November 2019

AS THE UK continues to experience severe and unprecedented downfalls, River Canal Rescue (RCR) is reminding boaters how to cope with suddenly rising and falling water levels.

Victor: CaRT before the horse

Published: Sunday, 10 November 2019

THE latest from the 'big spenders' at Canal & River Trust is a definite 'Cart before the horse' scheme.

CaRT's new £3.4m freight scheme

Published: Friday, 08 November 2019

THOUGH once a thriving route for freight, eventually with one barge a week it was stopped on the Aire & Calder as no longer being feasible.

Lock 'showing signs of severe deterioration'

Published: Friday, 08 November 2019

THOUGH the Canal & River Trust team was on site at Rufford Branch Lock 2 to fit the new bracket, they were unable to accomplish the repair.

Getting on like an house on fire

Published: Friday, 08 November 2019

IT SEEMS one hand obviously doesn't know what the other is doing at CaRT.

Not delayed by any stoppages

Published: Friday, 08 November 2019

This year we have cruised nearly 900 miles and worked through almost 750 locks with about 122 nights aboard, writes Mike Todd.

Hirers suffer from the many closures

Published: Thursday, 07 November 2019

THE obvious 'wait until it breaks then repair it' policy operated by CaRT is affecting hirers and consequently  hire companies.

Toddbrook crisis cost Derbyshire County Council £700,000

Published: Thursday, 07 November 2019

THE Derbyshire County Council has confirmed that the cost of the Toddbrook Reservoir crises cost it £700,000.

The Cam is 'drying-up'

Published: Thursday, 07 November 2019

THE state of the Cam is so bad that a 'water crisis forum' was held on Tuesday.