Two year old drowns at moorings

Published: Tuesday, 05 September 2017

A two years old girl fell into the river at Nene moorings in Peterborough, later passing away in hospital.

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Three more canal closures today

Published: Monday, 04 September 2017

MORE boaters are going to be affected by closures today, Monday, as three more canals are closed, due to one reason or another.

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Not a 'charming and peaceful' life

Published: Monday, 04 September 2017

I WAS not at all surprised to read that someone who took up residential mooring in London did not get his 'charming and peaceful life' that he expected. writes James Henry.

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What can be done about CaRT?

Published: Monday, 04 September 2017

VICTOR Swift ended his report: Victor: What a load of tosh (narrowboatworld  Sunday, 3 September 2017) with the comment 'Definitely no apology for pointing out the failures of Cart —the way it is treating our waterways is diabolical'. This leaves the question 'what can waterway users do about the situation?' asks Bill Ridgeway.

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Developer conned houseboat buyers

Published: Monday, 04 September 2017

A DEVELOPER conned two buyers that the houseboats they bought had 125 years mooring licences yet did not even have any mooring rights whatsoever.

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Not the halcyon existence they thought

Published: Monday, 04 September 2017

THE people believing that moving on to a boat to live on the waterways in London are finding it is not the halcyon existence they thought it to be as many are discovering.

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Victor: What a load of tosh

Published: Sunday, 03 September 2017

DID you by any chance take the trouble to read the recently published so-called Ombudsman's Report?  I did and discovered it to be little more than a load of tosh.

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Where are all the boats?

Published: Friday, 01 September 2017

AUGUST Bank Holiday week and Kevin McNiff has to ask the question—where are all the boats?

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River Canal Rescue raises 110 years old lugger

Published: Friday, 01 September 2017

THE River Canal Rescue has raised the 110 years old lugger, Sgùr Urain, from the depths of Bray Marina on the Thames.

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Make your views on boat licensing known

Published: Friday, 01 September 2017

FOLLOWING  the completion of the opening stages of its boat licensing consultation, Canal & River Trust has published a report on the views aired in the second stage of the consultation.

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