Boost for Willow Trust

Published: Thursday, 09 March 2017

THE Willow Trust, that operates two broad beam boats on the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal, has had a massive cash boost from Cirencester's Coventry Building Society.

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Non-auction moorings at Gasworks

Published: Thursday, 09 March 2017

I'd like to use narrowboatworld's Right of Reply to add a bit of balance to the recent 'Cutting London Moorings' article, which gave only a partial account of the planned development at the Gasworks site, writes Andrew Bailes.

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Learn linocut on the 'cut'

Published: Wednesday, 08 March 2017

FRIENDS of the Cromford Canal's heritage narrowboat Birdswood are hosting a printmaking workshop with celebrated canal artist and printmaker Eric Gaskell, writes Nic Barfield.

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BWML Advantages scheme closes

Published: Wednesday, 08 March 2017

THE plan was to have a website where British Waterways Marinas Ltd (BWML) customers could log on and obtain goods and services at a price advantage.

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Adapt with the times

Published: Wednesday, 08 March 2017

I APPRECIATE that we have to move with and adapt to the times and cycling is being encouraged as a cheap, easy, environmental and healthy way to go, writes Bill Ridgeway.

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K & A closed again - update

Published: Wednesday, 08 March 2017

THE Kennet & Avon Canal was closed again on Monday, this time by the failure again of Tyle Mill Swing Bridge near Aldermaston.

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Journey recreating 'Idle Women'

Published: Wednesday, 08 March 2017

TWO women are to create one of the journeys made by those known as the 'The Idle Woman' who 'manned' the working boats during World War II, it marking the 75th anniversary.

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Easter Boat Gathering

Published: Monday, 06 March 2017

ONCE again the National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port is to host its Easter Boat Gathering—its 40th.

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Email: A simple way

Published: Monday, 06 March 2017

There is a simple solution to deterring cycling at high speed on canal and river towing paths.

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Correcting some of the impressions of the 'Narrow'

Published: Monday, 06 March 2017

I AM writing as Chairman of Huddersfield Canal Society in response to your rather pessimistic article, records Alan Stopher.

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