DEFRA reneges on Autumn future funding decision

Published: Monday, 07 November 2022

HAVING already defaulted in making a decision on CaRT's future funding by July 1st 2022, DEFRA has now reneged on its new undertaking to make a decision this Autumn, reveals Allan Richards.

It will certainly be a closed 'season'

Published: Monday, 07 November 2022

ALLAN Richards tells us he has been reading the comments about the boating 'season'.

Two more Rochdale stoppages

Published: Monday, 07 November 2022

EVEN after a massive 15 stoppages in October on the Rochdale Canal, they keep coming.

Barton Marina taken over

Published: Monday, 07 November 2022

BARTON Marina on the Trent & Mersey Canal has been taken over by Lakeland Leisure Estates.

Victor tells we've fallen into the trap of the boating 'season'

Published: Saturday, 05 November 2022

IT IS Anne of NABO who asks if we too have fallen in to the trap of perpetuating CaRT's misnomer?

'Keeping the waterways well maintained'

Published: Friday, 04 November 2022

ALTOGETHER this season Canal & River Trust issued 214 'Navigation: closed' noticesor words to that effect.

The Nationals take-up boaters' plea

Published: Friday, 04 November 2022

THE Express has taken-up Keith Gudgin's plea for Rishi Sunak to show 'compassion' in any triple-lock decision.

Liveaboard boaters will receive energy support

Published: Thursday, 03 November 2022

THE update on the energy rebate for liveaboards boaters has been published, writes K Alexander-Duggan.

Not winter works

Published: Thursday, 03 November 2022

THE first November stoppage that's not winter work.

Missed turning blue

Published: Thursday, 03 November 2022

IT would seem that Canal & River Trust, in allowing vegetation to grow, is hiding its signs.