Pavements not wide enough for social distancing

Published: Wednesday, 03 June 2020

NEW maps show that pavements in the UK are not wide enough for social distancing—that includes towpaths.

Swan's remaining cygnet shot dead

Published: Wednesday, 03 June 2020

THE only cygnet of a pair of swans on the Grand Union Canal has been shot dead.

Another Northern waterway closed

Published: Wednesday, 03 June 2020

ADDING to the Northern waterways already closed through lack of water the Calder & Hebble Navigation joins them.

Boats grounding on Trent and Soar

Published: Wednesday, 03 June 2020

LOW water levels on both the Trent and Soar rivers are causing boats to ground.

Bridge works closes Thames for two week-ends

Published: Wednesday, 03 June 2020

WORK on widening the M4 motorway bridge over the Thames will close it for navigation for the next two week-ends.

Anti social behaviour causes river fencing

Published: Wednesday, 03 June 2020

THE area between the River Great Ouse towpath and Ely Maltings is to be fenced off.

The real reason for not closing the towpaths over coronavirus

Published: Tuesday, 02 June 2020

IS CART planning to transfer the responsibility of looking after the towpaths onto the local councils, asks Keith Gudgin?

Rochdale Canal closed again

Published: Tuesday, 02 June 2020

THE Rochdale Canal is closed yet again, this time by another pump failure.

Nervous about reservoir safety?

Published: Tuesday, 02 June 2020

Regarding water shortages due to low reservoir levels, writes David Pullen.

Mercia slowly coming back to life

Published: Tuesday, 02 June 2020

THE many shops at Marcia Marina that were closed due to the lockdown are slowly starting to reopen as restrictions are lifted.