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Hounded off moorings
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 08:41

BOATERS Gill and Phil Fisher, cruising the Huddersfield Narrow Canal from their moorings at Aspley Basin were forced to moor at Milnsbridge after a lock stoppage forced them to reverse to the moorings there.

Bring it on!
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 08:25

REGARDING Derek Thompsons email item on 'Licence Disparity', he says the possible increases for wide beam boats don't affect him as a narrowboat owner. In his position I would say 'bring it on'! Writes Ray Smith.

End of wide beam licence disparity
Tuesday, 21 February 2017 08:09

THE Canal & River Trust has announced it is to start an independent consultation about how boats are licensed on its waterways, with particular emphasis on the disparity of wide beam boat licences.

No insurance pay-out for fired boat
Sunday, 19 February 2017 09:38

WITH a person coming forward to report the boater whom he saw purposely setting fire to his narrowboat (Narrowboat purposely fired) this means he will get no insurance.

Drowned as could not afford taxi
Sunday, 19 February 2017 08:21

A MAN who was three times the drink-drive limit of alcohol has fallen into the Leeds & Liverpool Canal and drowned.

Ruining the Huddersfield 'Narrow'
Friday, 17 February 2017 09:13
THERE is an intention to 'upgrade the off-highway cycle route' along the Huddersfield Narrow Canal, writes Peter Freeman.
CaRT's licence contract unenforceable
Friday, 17 February 2017 08:15

I would like to point out to boaters that the claim by CaRT that the licence is now a contract based on the 1962 Transport act is not true, writes Richard Churchill.

London unable to cope with boaters
Thursday, 16 February 2017 08:05

THE ever increasing number of people living on broken-down boats in and around London is causing problems not only to the city's infrastructure but even River Canal Rescue is voicing concerns over the number of call-outs it receives to attend poorly-maintained boats with faults not covered by membership fees.

No Banbury Canal Day this year
Thursday, 16 February 2017 08:00

THE very popular Banbury Canal Day will not be held this year as building work is being carried out at the nearby shopping centre meaning the show's venue will become a building site.

You could be dead in minutes
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 15:05

WITH the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal seeing seven deaths from drowning during the last ten years, Gloucester Live points out that 'you could be dead in minutes'.

Too close for comfort
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 09:43

A MASSIVE explosion and a fire in a block of flats by boat moorings at Oxford on the Thames scorched boats that had been lifted out onto the nearby bank and caused consternation to owners of those moored nearby.

No long stoppage for Aire & Calder
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 09:38

THE original planned work on the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme that was to close the Aire & Calder Navigation from today (15th February) to 19th June, has been scrapped.

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