Rubbish bin replacements

Published: Friday, 01 April 2022

IN A JOINT joint statement, both CaRT and the EA have announced that in order to reduce fly-tipping at their boaters rubbish compounds they intend replacing all their bins with restricted access waste compactor skips. Reports Keith Gudgin.

Caught in the ruckus

Published: Thursday, 31 March 2022

WE ARE sorry if you were unable to access the site this morning as it had crashed.

Mercia supporting Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal

Published: Thursday, 31 March 2022

MERCIA Marina on the Trent & Mersey Canal is supporting the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal for Ukraine.

Better by water? Not unless pre-booked!

Published: Wednesday, 30 March 2022

IT APPEARS CaRT are still going full steam ahead with anything that inconveniences boaters, writes John Coxon.

Not encouraging wide beams on the Oxford Canal

Published: Wednesday, 30 March 2022

I FEEL Brian Jarrett, in his recently published piece (Wide beams on the Oxford costing CaRT) creates a misleading impression, writes Alan N Estherby.

New selection of Grand Union Canal cruises

Published: Wednesday, 30 March 2022

MAJOR works to restore the historic park at Great Linford Manor have included the provision of a mooring point for boats.

Massive regeneration by Walsall Canal

Published: Wednesday, 30 March 2022

THERE is to be massive regeneration by the side of Walsall Canal.

Workboats now breaking down!

Published: Wednesday, 30 March 2022

THE stoppage on the Wigan Flight has been extended as the workboat has broken down and needs repairs.

Freeloaders

Published: Wednesday, 30 March 2022

THESE Bargees Travellers are a bunch of freeloaders who don't want to pay for moorings to stay in the same place or pay council tax for the council services that they are using, writes Kelvin Alexander-Duggan.

The reason why

Published: Monday, 28 March 2022

I FIND it difficult to understand why you give credence to the National Bargees Travellers Association who proclaim what is obviously illegal, writes Arthur Grant.