The problem of the failed lock gate

Published: Wednesday, 05 January 2022

I WAS surprised to see the state of the rotten beam left by contractor when replacing a Sawley No 2 Lock gate, writes George Lee.

A new year and new winter stoppage works cancellations

Published: Wednesday, 05 January 2022

A NEW year and a new start for more winter works cancellations.

Electricity supply handed over

Published: Wednesday, 05 January 2022

Referring to the article concerning electricity supply sub contractors, Andrew Bailes adds:

Victor believes it the worst decision ever

Published: Monday, 03 January 2022

ANOTHER year gone and what is proved beyond any doubt is the worst decision ever by Canal & River Trust.

The incompetence

Published: Friday, 31 December 2021

THE incompetence of CaRT selecting contractors who are equally incompetent just goes to show how totally inept CaRT management really is, writes John Coxon.

Contractors strike again at Ripon

Published: Friday, 31 December 2021

THIS time we read it's the poor boaters at Ripon Marina that are stuck again, writes T. Lang.

£3,645.43 electricy bill for disconnected lowest setting 'fridge!

Published: Thursday, 30 December 2021

This is a seasonal tale of sub-contractor failure which I'd like to share with your readers in the small hope of shaming the trust into action, writes Andrew Bailes.

200 Ripon moorers stuck again

Published: Thursday, 30 December 2021

EARLIER this year 200 moorers at Ripon Marina were marooned in their berths for two months.

Tidal City Mill Lock not functioning

Published: Thursday, 30 December 2021

THE City Mill Lock on the Bow Back Rivers is no longer functioning properly.

Police boarded boat attempting to flee after abuse

Published: Wednesday, 29 December 2021

A NORFOLK Broads boater who grounded his boat objected to being questioned by police.