Should welcome volunteers

Published: Thursday, 18 July 2019

THERE appears to be a perception amongst many of your contributors that help at locks from volunteers is an entitlement and when they are not there, then have a go at Cart for not providing them, writes Steve Watson.

Those boats could be licenced

Published: Thursday, 18 July 2019

IT IS often a favourite past-time of many boaters to complain about all the unlicenced boats on the system and castigate CaRT into the process, writes Neil Quarmby.

Planning permission at last for Wigan Pier

Published: Thursday, 18 July 2019

PLANS have at last been accepted for the transformation of the old industrial buildings at Wigan Pier to be regenerated.

Council want to demolish biodiversity site it created

Published: Thursday, 18 July 2019

A GROUP of local residents have set up a website to tell their story and fight to save a small triangular green piece of land by the Regent's Canal.

No CaRT help for ill and exhausted single-hander

Published: Wednesday, 17 July 2019

LAST Thursday I phoned CaRT to ask for assisted passage through the remainder of the Cheshire Locks and how to contact Volunteer Lock Keepers, writes Amy Dickerson.

David: CaRT telephone numbers

Published: Wednesday, 17 July 2019

IT IS welcome news that the CaRT enquiry number (0303 040 4040) is to be made available at weekends, but this change does not go far enough.

Original Chesterfield Canal boat in action

Published: Wednesday, 17 July 2019

THE only Chesterfield Canal Boat in existence, will be running horse boating displays on several Sundays during the summer in Worksop.

CaRT should learn

Published: Wednesday, 17 July 2019

AS VICTOR pointed out, very often volunteers become a social gathering as this picture taken at the Stratford River Festival shows, writes Brian D Jarrett.

Victor finds another lock 'bites the dust'

Published: Saturday, 13 July 2019

CLIMBING Heartbreak Hill the many locks that are twinned can make it of course much easier.

Victor is pleased to get on a user-friendly canal

Published: Tuesday, 09 July 2019

YES indeed, maintenance aside, I am pleased indeed to be leaving the Shroppie for the Trent & Mersey.