David: Failed freight schemes

Published: Wednesday, 13 November 2019


Another freight scheme that Victor might have mentioned, was the BACAT scheme.

Police search Loughborough Lock for missing woman

Published: Wednesday, 13 November 2019

POLICE believe that a woman missing since April may have drowned and are searching Loughborough Lock.

Vast development by Nottingham Canal

Published: Wednesday, 13 November 2019

THREE multi-storey buildings are being built as part of student accommodation by the side of the Nottingham Canal.

Sensible precautions

Published: Wednesday, 13 November 2019

I FOUND the advice from Canal River Rescue of the precautions to take in flood conditions quite sensible, writes T Lang.

All very pretty—but...

Published: Wednesday, 13 November 2019

THE Falkirk Tunnel on the Union Canal is very pretty, but the fancy lights cause a problem to boaters.

A lesson not learned

Published: Monday, 11 November 2019

I'M AFRAID Victor omitted a rather important waterway freight scheme that failed, from his resumé, writes Tom Crossley.

Coping with rising water levels

Published: Monday, 11 November 2019

AS THE UK continues to experience severe and unprecedented downfalls, River Canal Rescue (RCR) is reminding boaters how to cope with suddenly rising and falling water levels.

Victor: CaRT before the horse

Published: Sunday, 10 November 2019

THE latest from the 'big spenders' at Canal & River Trust is a definite 'Cart before the horse' scheme.

CaRT's new £3.4m freight scheme

Published: Friday, 08 November 2019

THOUGH once a thriving route for freight, eventually with one barge a week it was stopped on the Aire & Calder as no longer being feasible.

Lock 'showing signs of severe deterioration'

Published: Friday, 08 November 2019

THOUGH the Canal & River Trust team was on site at Rufford Branch Lock 2 to fit the new bracket, they were unable to accomplish the repair.