Failures close two canals

Published: Wednesday, 22 September 2021

IT IS the Rochdale Canal yet again, one of two failures.

Boat licences—paid or not

Published: Wednesday, 22 September 2021

VICTOR'S recent comments about licences and their display got us wondering whether our feelings on this subject (we pay the fee—why can’t everyone?) were really true, or just assumption, writes *Dave.

Structure failure 'vandalism'

Published: Wednesday, 22 September 2021

It may seem strange that CRT are so often claiming 'vandalism' as a cause for failed infrastructure, writes Andrew Bailes.

Another heel post fails

Published: Wednesday, 22 September 2021

ANOTHER lock has been closed after its heel post failed.

Boaters stuck at Sheffield Festival

Published: Monday, 20 September 2021

BOATERS attending the big Sheffield Festival on Saturday will have problems getting away.

The lock that leaks the most

Published: Monday, 20 September 2021

BOATER Martin Turner has an interesting suggestion regarding the many leaking locks.

Vandals get the blame

Published: Monday, 20 September 2021

THE shortage of water on the Trent & Mersey Canal has closed Stoke locks overnight.

Victor wonders what happened

Published: Monday, 20 September 2021

THERE was one incident on our recent cruise that has me wondering.

CaRT licence officers to wear body cameras

Published: Friday, 17 September 2021

THE Canal & River Trust Licence officers are to wear body cameras.

Leaking lock gates are the problem

Published: Friday, 17 September 2021

I SHOULD imagine that your story of boaters opening all paddles on a lock would please CaRT as it gives an excuse for low water, writes Alice Trenhale.