National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port reopens

Published: Monday, 17 May 2021

THE Canal & River Trust's National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port reopens to visitors this week.

Cyclists get free bell and service on Chesterfield Canal

Published: Monday, 17 May 2021

CYCLISTS can get a free bell and service as part of a new campaign to help keep Chesterfield Canal users safe.

'Welcome Station' opens at Fradley Junction

Published: Monday, 17 May 2021

THE Canal & River Trust has announced that its 'Welcome Station' at Fradley Junction will open this week.

Ripon Canal wasn't de-watered

Published: Monday, 17 May 2021

THOUGH the Canal & River Trust stated the Ripon Canal would be de-watered week commencing the 10th of May it was not.

Canal boat trips resume on the Wey & Arun

Published: Monday, 17 May 2021

CANAL boat cruises are back on the Wey & Arun Canal, with trips set to run throughout the summer.

Victor gets cut short

Published: Thursday, 13 May 2021

FOR the first time since we started boating, 27 years ago, our cruise has been cut short.

Victor tells that 'hoping' was in vain!

Published: Tuesday, 11 May 2021

THE start of our May cruise was doomed, once again, by the flooded Trent.

That's it folks—gone 'hoping'!

Published: Sunday, 09 May 2021

FOR the past 20 years or so when going cruising we announce it with 'Gone boating', but alas the state of the waterways means that this time we are 'hoping' to get to our destination—and get back!  Victor will keep you informed.

Victor: Overwhelming number of boaters giving up

Published: Saturday, 08 May 2021

THERE are an overwhelming number of people giving up boating, and that's official—according to Canal & River Trust.

Boating has ceased to be a relaxing pleasure

Published: Friday, 07 May 2021

THAT 50 stoppages/restrictions figure confirms to me that we made the right decision to hang up the windlass and sell our boat last month, writes Martin Cox.