Rescuing Evesham’s iconic former lock-keeper’s house

Published: Wednesday, 03 February 2021

PUBLIC feedback is being sought for a project that will Rescue Evesham’s former lock-keeper’s house and create a new riverside Volunteer Activity Centre close to the heart of the town.

Boat party revellers ended up with fines

Published: Wednesday, 03 February 2021

OVER 72 people have been fined after attending a boat party on the Grand Union Canal.

Two more electrics control boxes flooded on the Weaver

Published: Wednesday, 03 February 2021

TWO more electric control boxes are out of action on the Weaver, making it four in all!

Coronavirus not stopping volunteers

Published: Monday, 01 February 2021

THROUGHOUT the system volunteers are still keeping up their good work, coronavirus not withstanding.

Trent & Mersey Canal still closed at Willington

Published: Monday, 01 February 2021

THE voids under the bridge on the Trent & Mersey Canal towpath at Willington have still not been repaired.

Shroppie stoppages in design stage

Published: Monday, 01 February 2021

THREE of the Shropshire Union Canal stoppages are held up as still in their 'design stage'.

Victor wonders about the spend

Published: Sunday, 31 January 2021

THOSE at Canal & River Trust's Ivory Towers are most ecstatic about its further spend of £190,000 on its 'customer service facility improvements' in London.

The number of stoppages

Published: Friday, 29 January 2021

JAMES Henry states that that he is unable to calculate the number of stoppages boaters had to suffer last year (The old system was best).

Still hope for canal walking festival

Published: Friday, 29 January 2021

THE Inland Waterways Association National Trail-boat Festival has been cancelled by the Chesterfield Canal Trust.

Closure by stealth

Published: Friday, 29 January 2021

Following up today's piece [Wednesday's] by James Henry, Andrew Claxby writes: