Grand Union summit reservoirs very low

Published: Wednesday, 05 October 2022

THE reservoirs feeding the Grand Union Summit are very low, Howard Clarke reveals.

The reduction of waste facilities

Published: Wednesday, 05 October 2022

THE Canal & River Trust are carrying out another boaters survey, writes Brian D Jarrett.

Rochdale and Peak Forest still remain closed

Published: Wednesday, 05 October 2022

IT WAS on the 18th of July that Canal & River Trust closed the Rochdale Canal, but still no opening date.

Stoppages—April 2022 to September 2022

Published: Monday, 03 October 2022

THE Canal & River Trust has a statutory duty to maintain its waterways for navigation.

National standard for boaters' facilities

Published: Monday, 03 October 2022

With regard to National standard for boaters' facilities being introduced, it is not too difficult to spot the Canal & River Trust's agenda here, writes Giles Williams.

Hire boat has electric wheelchair accessibility

Published: Monday, 03 October 2022

PEOPLE using electric wheelchairs can now hire a boat on the  Avon in Stratford to accommodate them.

Victor does not believe it!

Published: Sunday, 02 October 2022

IT WAS James Henry who asked if we can believe there's going to be 172 large scale major winter works as promised by Canal & River Trust.

Peak Forest Canal closed for three weeks

Published: Friday, 30 September 2022

THE failure of Wood End Lift Bridge (24) on the Peak Forest Canal will close the navigation for three weeks.

National standard for boaters' facilities being introduced

Published: Friday, 30 September 2022

THE Canal & River Trust has started the process of setting a national standard for the water points, refuse sites and other boater facilities that it provides across the waterways network.

The GO windlass will not operate lift bridges

Published: Friday, 30 September 2022

I WAS most pleased to see Victor's write-up about windlasses, writes John Farthing.