Canal used for conveying flood water

Published: Saturday, 21 January 2023

THE Bridgwater & Taunton Canal is being used to convey flood water.

Legislation to regulate the safe operation of boats

Published: Saturday, 21 January 2023

LEGISLATION from the Department for Transport (DfT) to bring some previously unregulated activities within the scope of the Merchant Shipping Act (MSA) 1995 was laid before Parliament on Wednesday 18th, the RYA announce.

More restoration for Montgomery Canal

Published: Saturday, 21 January 2023

THERE is excitement at the start of a multi-million restoration project for the Montgomery Canal.

The person to be congratulated...

Published: Friday, 20 January 2023

JUST writing to say I think congratulations are misplaced (Exposing the evasion of lock gate replacement), remarks Allan Richards.

Wheelchair boater stuck by damaged path

Published: Friday, 20 January 2023

A DISABLED ex army vet is being forced to leave his home as his wheelchair cannot cope with the state of the path by his narrowboat moorings.

Normal procedure—the Wink on the blink!

Published: Friday, 20 January 2023

THE Winkwell Swing Bridge on the Grand Union Canal is on the blink again.

Exposing the evasion of lock gate replacement

Published: Thursday, 19 January 2023

I AM fully aware Tom that you do not (unlike most others) like self congratulatory emails, but I think you should defer in this case, writes T Lang.

CaRT's main contractor fined £4.4m for safety breaches

Published: Thursday, 19 January 2023

THE Canal & River Trust's main contractor, Keir, has been hit with a £4.4 millions fine for repeated safety breaches.

CaRT's dismal failure of lock gate replacement

Published: Wednesday, 18 January 2023

THE Canal & River Trust is failing to replace anywhere near the number of lock gates it should.

Frozen padlocks close the Leeds & Liverpool

Published: Wednesday, 18 January 2023

THERE is little doubt that the Leeds & Liverpool Canal has had more than its fair share of stoppages recently, but now a different one.