The trust awarded £574,000 for Anderton Boat Lift

Published: Monday, 19 December 2022

THE Canal & River Trust  has been awarded a £574,000 grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to support the development of a major repair and refurbishment project at Anderton Boat Lift.

Warning to keep off frozen canal

Published: Monday, 19 December 2022

THOUGH now more for future freezing spells, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin councils and Ellesmere Town Council have issued pleas to people to stay away from the ice.

Victor finds it the slow season...

Published: Saturday, 17 December 2022

THE slow season for news that is, with people involved with Christmas, and so little information.

Written questions on CaRT funding

Published: Friday, 16 December 2022

MICHAEL Fabricant, MP for Lichfield and Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Waterways Group (APPWG) has continued to press Defra to make an announcement on CaRT future funding.

The way it affects boating

Published: Friday, 16 December 2022

WHAT you do not tell about the 'ridiculous' number of swing bridge breakdowns is the way it affects boating, writes, Colin Sebastian.

Continuing the Wey & Arun restoration

Published: Wednesday, 14 December 2022

CONTINUING the Wey & Arun restoration volunteers have begun restoring the restoration of the canal at Birtley in Surrey.

This is ridiculous

Published: Wednesday, 14 December 2022

YET again the 'Wink' is on the blink.

Victor wonders at the lack of concern

Published: Tuesday, 13 December 2022

THE most important subject today concerning the waterways is indeed the matter of energy bills support for liveaboards.

Energy bills support for boaters in the national fuel crisis

Published: Monday, 12 December 2022

OVER the past few months, there has been a lot of understandable confusion and anxiety within our community over the situation regarding boaters’ access to financial assistance during the UK’s ongoing fuel and cost-of-living crisis.

Getting their act together

Published: Friday, 09 December 2022

IT SEEMS that, in spite of freezing temperatures, the same boater reports that the contractors at Shebdon have got their act together, writes Anne of Nabo.