CaRT attempting to exceed its powers in how far a boat travels

Published: Monday, 23 November 2020

THE National Association of Boat Owners (NABO) has written to the All Party Parliamentary Working Group for Waterways (APPWGW).

A boost for the Derby & Sandiacre Canal

Published: Monday, 23 November 2020

 

NETWORK Rail is is contributing £350,000 to the cost of restoring part of the Derby & Sandiacre Canal.

The Middle Level licence fees issue

Published: Monday, 23 November 2020

SEEMS as usual, one hand does not know what the other hand is doing, writes Kelvin Alexander-Duggan.

Still waiting planning permission for Big Lock bridge

Published: Monday, 23 November 2020

THE Canal & River Trust is still waiting planning permission to replace the bridge over Big Lock at Middlewich.

Hydrogen fuel cells are the answer

Published: Monday, 23 November 2020

THE future end of the use of diesel and petrol power causes a problem for boats if they have to be electric powered.

Victor discovers seven broken gate collars since March

Published: Sunday, 22 November 2020

IT TAKES some believing, but there have been seven broken gate collars since March!

There is always NABO

Published: Friday, 20 November 2020

IN RESPONSE to Joel Langley's complaint of the lack of campaigning by the IWA, there is always NABO, writes Jim Cracken.

Banning diesel and petrol is not an option for boaters

Published: Friday, 20 November 2020

SO NOW the powers that be have said that petrol and diesel cars will not be available in about ten years so how is this going to affect us boaters? Writes Keith Gudgin.

What's happened to the IWA?

Published: Friday, 20 November 2020

IT WAS many years ago that I boated the canals and was a volunteer for the IWA, I estimate 15, writes Joel Langley.

Gold Licence holders cruise free on Middle Level

Published: Thursday, 19 November 2020

GOOD news for Canal & River Trust Gold Licence holders.