Boaters should stop polluting the waterways

Published: Wednesday, 15 May 2019

SO SAYS River Canal Rescue, after it tells that boaters are responsible for around 120,000* litres of fuel and oil that  pollute the waterways annually.

Needs more boats on the Wryley and Essington

Published: Monday, 13 May 2019

WHILST I sympathise with both Brian and David calling the Walsall and Wryley & Essington unnavigable and that they should be closed, it is not the way to go, writes Dave Carden.

Montgomery Canal Triathlon fully booked

Published: Monday, 13 May 2019

ORGANISERS of the Montgomery Canal Triathlon are delighted to have 240 entries for this year’s event when entries closed early in May.

More attacks on Lee Navigation towpath

Published: Monday, 13 May 2019

ONCE again there have been attacks on the Lee Navigation towpath in East London.

Pumps working again on Wryley & Essington

Published: Monday, 13 May 2019

A TEMPORARY pump has been installed on the Wryley & Essington Canal with it now re-opened.

Victor: Our cities next?

Published: Sunday, 12 May 2019

THE news that Amsterdam intends to ban all diesel and petrol powered boats from its waters is having a worrying effect particularly on London boaters.

Shroppie better maintained

Published: Friday, 10 May 2019

IT SEEMS I have the good fortune to moor on the Shropshire Union Canal, writes, 'Pinky' Wells.

A much greater problem

Published: Friday, 10 May 2019

THERE seems to be an assumption that bilge pumps are just to remove water that comes into the boat via the stern tube, writes Mike Todd.

Dunton Windlass still available

Published: Friday, 10 May 2019

IT SEEMS that boaters wanting the lightweight Dunton Windlasses are having problems tracking them down.

Grease in the waterways

Published: Thursday, 09 May 2019

I WAS pleased to read your comments about the 'Volvo' stern assembly and feel they should be compulsory, writes Helen Cripps.