Putting the record straight

Published: Monday, 04 November 2019

WHEN I read the statement about boaters only providing 10% of CaRT's income I thought that was wrong, writes James Henry.

Weaver lock repair investigation this week

Published: Monday, 04 November 2019

ENGINEERS were unable to carry out the necessary inspection of the damaged Saltersford Large Lock last week due to the weather.

Victor: CaRT play down boaters contribution

Published: Sunday, 03 November 2019

'FORGETTING' the income from boaters for moorings, CaRT purposely more than halved its latest stated annual income from boaters.

Boat licence prompt payment discount cut again

Published: Friday, 01 November 2019

TODAY, Canal & River Trust has announced its increases in boat licence costs.

Lots of volunteers wanted

Published: Friday, 01 November 2019

THE Chesterfield Canal Society believes in planning well ahead as to volunteers.

Hirers could not get boat back in time

Published: Thursday, 31 October 2019

I WAS most interested in the comments of Jessica Walker who had the problems when hiring a boat on the canals, writes, Reg Dailey.

Banking above flood lock saved Sawley

Published: Thursday, 31 October 2019

IN THE past, the amount of recent rain would have flooded Sawley Marina, but banking installed to protect an auction yard saved it.

Maintenance tips from River Canal Rescue

Published: Wednesday, 30 October 2019

IN A BID to reduce the number of incidents on our waterways, River Canal Rescue (RCR) shares the
main causes of this year’s call-outs and offers some maintenance tips.

Now its L&L towpaths closed.

Published: Wednesday, 30 October 2019

THE closures of the navigation on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal does not usually affect towpaths but  now one has not 'escaped'.

Thames used for building material deliveries

Published: Wednesday, 30 October 2019

THE new Port of Tilbury2 is to include the country's largest construction materials terminal for boat haulage on the Thames.