Towpath visitors—some sense at last

Published: Thursday, 26 March 2020

FOLLOWING on our appeal on Tuesday that inviting people to use the limited width towpaths must cease in view of Government's coronavirus rules, Canal & River Trust has conceded.

Workers risking spreading coronavirus

Published: Thursday, 26 March 2020

YESTERDAY I sent a tweet to CART requesting them to keep moorers in Overwater Marina safe from workmen immediately outside the Marina spreading Covid-19, writes Amy Dickerson.

Looking after its boaters

Published: Thursday, 26 March 2020

WHILST such as ABC leisure has deserted its 14 marinas closing all services, other are more caring for their customers.

ABC abandons its boaters

Published: Thursday, 26 March 2020

THE ABC Leisure Group has shut down all its 14 marinas and stoped its services to boaters.

Canal & River Trust closes down the waterways

Published: Wednesday, 25 March 2020

A MESSAGE from Richard Parry, Chief Executive Canal & River Trust informs boaters not to travel and continuous cruisers to stay put, telling:

Longer wait for Macclesfield embankment repair

Published: Wednesday, 25 March 2020

THOUGH in the present circumstances it has lost its urgency, there are still problems stopping repairs of the Macclesfield Canal embankment failure at Marple.

Dogs on leads

Published: Wednesday, 25 March 2020

FOLLOWING on from your contributor who states how impractical it is to maintain separation on towpaths could I ask that dog walkers are more responsible, writes S Walton (Nb Betty).

Towpaths unable to give the demanded coronavirus social distancing

Published: Tuesday, 24 March 2020

THE Prime Minister pulled few punches in his broadcast to the nation yesterday (Monday) evening concerning coronavirus, writes Tom Crossley.

Continual cruisers and coronavirus

Published: Tuesday, 24 March 2020

WHAT is the advice regarding real continuous cruisers and coronavirus? Asks Brian D Jarrett.

Two closures and one likely opening

Published: Tuesday, 24 March 2020

TWO navigation closures were announced yesterday (Monday) but with a likely opening of a stoppage on the Leeds & Liverpool.