Towpath Talk

IWA warns Scottish Canals over declining boat numbers

THE Inland Waterways Association has written to Scottish Canals expressing deep disappointment at the announcement from Capercaillie Cruisers, which operates hire boats from Falkirk on the Scottish lowland canals, that it will cease trading...

Open weekend to celebrate new chandlery

A NEW chandlery for Beaulieu River customers will be officially be opened by Lord Montagu at Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour on Friday March 31. To celebrate its new chandlery business, family-owned BHG Service will...

Final call for signwriting course

VIMART Signwriting is making a final call for entries for its next traditional signwriting course from May 8-12. It will cover all the basics of traditional signwriting, from preparation, layout and design, to shading,...

Acton Swing Bridge repairs under way

VITAL repairs to the busy 84-year-old road bridge, which carries the A49 trunk road over the River Weaver Navigation in Cheshire, are helping to safeguard the bridge for thousands of motorists. The £1.5 million...

April Towpath Talk out now!

Spring seems to have well and truly sprung – apart from a few unseasonal days when snow fell in some parts of Scotland and northern England. Well, it is Britain, so what can we...

Make a splash on Aylesbury towpath

THE Canal & River Trust is encouraging people living in Aylesbury who can’t resist jumping in puddles to pull on a pair of wellies and head out onto the Grand Union Canal for one...

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