The waterways future looks bleak

Published: Tuesday, 26 May 2020

WITH Canal & River Trust telling that many canals will not re-open when the lockdown is lifted and further stoppages, the waterways future looks bleak.

Adding insult to injury

Published: Tuesday, 26 May 2020

WHEN Gregory Martin moored his boat at Redhill Marina he was shocked to find it had sunk into what he described as excrement and slime.

Will be a vastly reduced system

Published: Tuesday, 26 May 2020

IF EVER the waterways are fully re-opened it will be a vastly reduced system.

Where do they recruit them from?

Published: Tuesday, 26 May 2020

Where do they recruit them from? Asks Keith Gudgin of those who churn out stoppage notices.

Victor: It says it all

Published: Monday, 25 May 2020

THE Canal & River Trust is up in arms as people are using the towpath that half a dozen workers are upgrading.

Canal & River Trust wants your happy waterway memories

Published: Sunday, 24 May 2020

THE Canal & River Trust is appealing for everyone to take a trip down memory lane and share recollections of happy times by water on social media.

EA not interested

Published: Friday, 22 May 2020

I HAVE been a Thames boater now for nine years and have come to the conclusion that the Environmental Agency is not bothered about us. writes David Whiting.

Body pulled out of canal.

Published: Friday, 22 May 2020

A BODY has been pulled out of the Leigh Branch of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

Fix the anti-vandal locks

Published: Friday, 22 May 2020

IT WAS way back in 1999 when we first cruised the Erewash Canal that had a reputation for vandalism.

Coming home to roost

Published: Thursday, 21 May 2020

ALLOWING people unfettered use of the towpaths during the coronavirus has rebounded on Canal & River Trust.