No restaurant boat for Skipton

Published: Friday, 30 August 2019

THE plans for a restaurant boat at Skipton on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal have been refused.

Cooled-down in the Shroppie

Published: Friday, 30 August 2019

THE extreme heat of earlier this week proved too much for one man who took to swimming in the Shropshire Union Canal in Chester—naked.

Did not 'take to the life'

Published: Thursday, 29 August 2019

I NOTICE that people use your columns to tell when they are packing up in boats, so hope I can do the same, writes Dell Whiting.

Food and stallholders desert IWA Festival debacle

Published: Thursday, 29 August 2019

MY WIFE and I attended the Inland Waterways Association Festival of Water, last Sunday, writes David Probett.

This time it was a 'leak'

Published: Thursday, 29 August 2019

BOATERS using the Rochdale Canal will be pleased to learn that the 'leak' was in fact just a 'leak', and not a breach after all.

Knocked over by fast cyclist

Published: Wednesday, 28 August 2019

AS SOMEONE who witnessed a lady being knocked over by a fast cyclist on a towpath and the culprit speeding off I acclaim your publishing towpath dimensions, writes Henry Burchell.

Is the Rochdale breaching?

Published: Wednesday, 28 August 2019

THERE has been an hasty dewatering of a pound on the Rochdale Canal.

In defence of CaRT

Published: Wednesday, 28 August 2019

ALTHOUGH I am not a great supporter of CaRT I am afraid that I must come to its defence, writes Martin Cox.

Shroppie closed on Bank Holiday Monday

Published: Wednesday, 28 August 2019

THE Shropshire Union Canal was closed on Bank Holiday Monday.

Minimum widths for combined cycle and pedestrian routes

Published: Monday, 26 August 2019

THE Department of Transport (DoT) have issued a guideline for the design of paths for cyclists and pedestrians as part of road construction projects, writes Paul Robinson.