Failed lock gate closes Staffs & Worcs

Published: Monday, 14 December 2020

A LOCK gate failure has closed the Staffs & Worcs Canal at Penkridge.

CaRT selective with consultations

Published: Friday, 11 December 2020

I’m not inclined to believe much of what comes from CaRT, writes John Johan.

Funding received to create waterway roles for young people

Published: Friday, 11 December 2020

THE Canal & River Trust has has secured government funding of £500,000  to create opportunities for young people.

New Junction lift bridge fails again

Published: Friday, 11 December 2020

THE Top Lane Lift Bridge on the New Junction Canal has failed due to an hydraulic leak.

Terms and Conditions consultation a 'cobbled-up mess'

Published: Friday, 11 December 2020

AS ONE of the boaters who eventually managed to complete that consultation form for the change in [CaRT's] licensing Terms and Conditions, I agree entirely with what NABO says, writes T. Lang.

Benches for Grantham Canal

Published: Friday, 11 December 2020

IN THESE restricted times the volunteers of Grantham Canal Society have discovered work to do.

NABO's concerns at CaRT's proposed new Terms and Conditions

Published: Thursday, 10 December 2020

THE National Association of Boat Owners (NABO) is extremely concerned at the Canal & River Trust's proposed new Terms & Conditions for licensing. 

Delay on Trent & Mersey Canal bridge repair

Published: Thursday, 10 December 2020

THE work on Tupperhurst Bridge (56) on the Trent & Mersey Canal is taking longer than first envisaged.

Towpath a bit of a mess

Published: Wednesday, 09 December 2020

MANY boaters are too aware that the Oxford Canal towpath often leaves much to be desired.

Curious cases of sticky fuel

Published: Wednesday, 09 December 2020

THE River Canal Rescue (RCR) reports there’s been an uncharacteristic peak in fuel-related component breakdowns not linked to diesel bug.