Parliament debate on future funding of Canal & River Trust

Published: Wednesday, 23 November 2022

YESTERDAY, 22nd November, the future of the UK’s canals and waterways, with a particular focus on the 2,000 miles cared for and looked after by the Canal & River Trust, was debated in the House of Commons, the trust records:

CaRT funding decision update

Published: Monday, 21 November 2022

TWO weeks ago, narrowboatworld exclusively revealed that, having already defaulted in making a decision on CaRT's future funding by July 1st 2022, DEFRA had reneged on a new undertaking to make a decision this Autumn.

And there's more...

Published: Monday, 21 November 2022

JUST had a peruse of the Boaters' Update, and talk about propaganda? It's unbeatable, writes James Henry.

It's more than a billion Victor, it's six!

Published: Monday, 21 November 2022

FOLLOWING Victor's revelation that active use of the waterways and the towpaths saves the NHS £1.1 billion, there is more, writes T Lang.

Not surprised at the claim

Published: Monday, 21 November 2022

I WAS not at all surprised to read that CaRT believed it saved the NHS over a billion pounds, writes Duncan Peters.

Vandalism still the preferred excuse!

Published: Monday, 21 November 2022

THE Lee Navigation is closed at  Rammey Marsh Lock (12) which is out of action and the navigation closed.

Victor reveals CaRT wants us to believe it saves the NHS over a billion pounds!

Published: Saturday, 19 November 2022

FOR the first time ever, just one subject from me, showing the lengths Canal & River Trust is going to attempt to impress.

Extending the 'Don't Drink and Drown' campaign

Published: Saturday, 19 November 2022

THE Royal Lifesaving Society UK has this year extended its annual Don’t Drink and Drown campaign to cover the FIFA World Cup tournament.

The 'Wink' blinked again

Published: Saturday, 19 November 2022

THE Winkwell Swing Bridge on the Grand Union Canal has failed again.

The Fabric Bug for Mercia

Published: Friday, 18 November 2022

THE Fabric Bug, a family run business specializing in embroidered personalised fabric gifts for children, is to open at Mercia Marina on the Trent & Mersey Canal.