Major restoration project starts on Wey & Arun Canal

Published: Monday, 26 October 2020

The Wey & Arun Canal Trust has begun work on a major restoration project in a bid to resurrect the abandoned canal.

Victor: What a difference

Published: Sunday, 25 October 2020

IT TAKES some believing that workers can drop a gate in a lock, then walk away leaving boaters stranded for over a week.

More online booking for boaters

Published: Sunday, 25 October 2020

THE Canal & River Trust is making passage through more staffed locks and tunnels, etc  available online.

Not surprised at standard of work

Published: Friday, 23 October 2020

SO those who managed to accidentality drop a gate into a lock have closed a flight for over a week, writes T. Lang.

Should re-employ skilled workers

Published: Friday, 23 October 2020

IS LOCK 1 out of action as well as Lock 2 [on Atherstone Flight]? Asks Alan Baker.

A 'positive future'?

Published: Friday, 23 October 2020

HOW sad it has become, the Canal & River Trust taking over from British Waterways Board promising a positive future for our inland waterways, writes Brian D Jarrett.

Harecastle rules will kill hire boating

Published: Friday, 23 October 2020

IT DID NOT say in the article if it was one boat at a time or a batch of boats [through Harecastle Tunnel], writes Alan Baker.

Comorants pinching the trout at low reservoir

Published: Friday, 23 October 2020

THERE are some very upset anglers who fish the Grand Union Canal reservoirs.

Too narrow for cycling and pedestrians

Published: Friday, 23 October 2020

HOW CaRT can promote cycling on narrow canals with single file towpaths shows me they never visit their own waterways, writes Howard Clarke.

Chaos on the Coventry

Published: Thursday, 22 October 2020

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CHAOS indeed at Atherstone Flight on the Coventry Canal with queues stuck at least until the end of October.