Look forward to all towpaths becoming cycle tracks

Published: Thursday, 07 May 2020

I WAS wondering how long it would be before Canal & River Trust and Sustrans joined forces, writes T. Lang.

If better looked after...

Published: Thursday, 07 May 2020

WHILST I sympathise with Brian Jarret’s thoughts about canals becoming linear water parks, writes Martin Howes.

And it came to pass...

Published: Wednesday, 06 May 2020

With reference to Tom Redway’s reference to canals appearing to be changing into linear parkways, writes Brian Jarrett.

Coronavirus closes Ouse bridge

Published: Wednesday, 06 May 2020

OWING to reduced staffing levels as a result of the coronavirus, East Yorkshire Council are presently unable to operate Boothferry Bridge over the Ouse.

Richard Parry donates part of salary to affected waterways charities appeal

Published: Wednesday, 06 May 2020

THE Canal & River Trust has launched a fundraising appeal to help support the dozens of small waterway-based charities across its network which have been adversely affected by the impacts of coronavirus.

18 months old child slipped into the Aire & Calder

Published: Wednesday, 06 May 2020

AN 18 months old  child nearly drowned when he slipped—unaccompanied—into the Aire & Calder Navigation at Knottingly.

Swans shot on the Chesterfield Canal

Published: Wednesday, 06 May 2020

THE mate of a breeding pair of swans at Shireoaks on the Chesterfield Canal has been shot and killed.

Shot swan dies

Published: Wednesday, 06 May 2020

THE swan shot by thugs with catapults on the Stratford & Avon Canal near Stratford has died from its injuries.

Youths use swan as target practice

Published: Monday, 04 May 2020

A SWAN on the Stratford & Avon Canal at Stratford suffered life-threatening injuries after being used by youths as target practice.

Whose 'wellbeing'?

Published: Monday, 04 May 2020

ALL the time now CaRT describes itself as 'the wellbeing charity', but doesn't extend to say whose wellbeing, writes T. Lang.