Restricting movement of wide beam on the Oxford

Published: Monday, 15 February 2021

I too welcome the measures just announced by CaRT to restrict movement of wide beam craft between Braunston Junction and Hillmorton Locks, writes  Alan N Estherby.

Two bodies recovered from sunken car in the Trent

Published: Monday, 15 February 2021

THE bodies of a man and woman have been recovered from the car that sank in the Trent two weeks ago.

The last of the freeze?

Published: Monday, 15 February 2021

WITH westerly wind taking over it's most likely the last of the freezing canals and rivers.

Man held a second illegal boat party

Published: Monday, 15 February 2021

A MAN has been arrested and others fined after an illegal boat party on the Lee & Stort Navigation.

Waiving of licence fees

Published: Monday, 15 February 2021

I NOTE in your piece about current movement and access restrictions you suggest a waiving of licence fees, writes Alan N Estherby.

Victor asks if you are having your say

Published: Sunday, 14 February 2021

I TAKE it you boaters are taking advantage of the latest survey on the state of our waterways.

What you think of the latest Canal & River Trust survey

Published: Friday, 12 February 2021

THAT new survey that Canal & River Trust has launched has created a deal of comment.

Vindication—broad beams severely curtailed from the Oxford Canal

Published: Friday, 12 February 2021

THE Canal & River Trust has finally and officially realised that the north Oxford Canal is too narrow for the wide beam boats, writes Kevin McNiff. 

More stoppages on the Grand Union and Huddersfield Narrow canals

Published: Friday, 12 February 2021

THE Grand Union Canal is blocked by the failure of a swing bridge.

Man charged with murder over Severn death

Published: Friday, 12 February 2021

A MAN has been charged with murder over the death of a woman whose body was found in the Severn.