Waste of chippings

Published: Wednesday, 22 January 2020

IT'S SO good to see the work going on at the Coventry Canal cutting back the overhanging trees and shrubs on this stretch of canal, writes Brian D Jarrett.

Flaws in Highways England taking over CART bridges

Published: Wednesday, 22 January 2020

THERE are a number of major flaws to the suggestion to transfer ownership (and therefore, responsibility for maintenance and repair) to the Highways Agency (which is now called Highways England), writes Bill Ridgeway.

Decade old waterfront scheme resurrected

Published: Wednesday, 22 January 2020

IT WAS over a decade ago that Fenland Council put forward its waterfront scheme for the Nene at Wisbech, that came to nought.

Drinkwater Lift Bridge disappears!

Published: Monday, 20 January 2020

DRINKWATER Lift Bridge on the South Oxford has disappeared!

Still no repair for canal bridge (2)

Published: Monday, 20 January 2020

SO REPAIR to [Ivinghoe] bridge is delayed because of the possibility of disturbing bats, writes Bill Ridgeway.

Gloucester warehouses to be hotel

Published: Monday, 20 January 2020

THREE of the historic Gloucester Docks warehouses could soon become a massive hotel.

Victor: CaRT take credit for Grantham Canal restoration

Published: Sunday, 19 January 2020

WOULD you credit that Canal & River Trust would have Nottinghamshire Live believe that it was responsible for the restoration of the Grantham Canal?

Canal bridges to Highways Agency

Published: Friday, 17 January 2020

I THOUGHT it a good suggestion by Brian Jarrett concerning canal bridges, writes James Henry.

Bridges should be rebuilt to modern standard

Published: Friday, 17 January 2020

I SENT an email to CART some years ago regarding listed bridges carrying roads over our canals and also locks made from modern durable materials, writes Brian D Jarrett.

New railway station will brighten up canal corridor

Published: Friday, 17 January 2020

IT IS not often we advocate new canal-side building, but one proposed in Birmingham would certainly brighten up one rather unexciting stretch, as Roger Fox relates.