CaRT wants 'Boats in Bloom'

Published: Monday, 10 April 2017

THE Canal & River Trust want you to make your boats to look pretty—and will give you a prize or a colourful certificate if you do so!

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Are the Bargees right?

Published: Monday, 10 April 2017

THE National Bargee Travellers Association is organising a demonstration at Westminster about the lack of moorings in London believing that Canal & River Trust is taking over existing moorings to rent out.

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That boat that sank

Published: Monday, 10 April 2017

BELOW is an article about a narrowboat that sank on the Lee, with the occupiers losing everything, but the story has a twist, as the boat was rented, with the occupiers getting a very poor deal indeed, that however seems common on the London waterways.

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More Gloucester development

Published: Monday, 10 April 2017

IT WAS way in the time of British Waterways when the last big development took place by the waterside on the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal at Gloucester.

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Trees for the Macc

Published: Monday, 10 April 2017

THE Canal & River Trust, together with volunteers have planted 20 fruit trees along the side of the Macclesfield Canal below Sutton Reservoir.

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Stratford bridge repaired

Published: Monday, 10 April 2017

THE badly damaged Bishopton Bridge on the Stratford-on-Avon Canal has now been repaired.

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Here it is...

Published: Monday, 10 April 2017

 HERE it is—the new version of narrowboatworld, brought about as our Software Designer, Jason Crossley wrote, being migrated site to the latest version of our Content Management System software and that will enable us to keep up-to-date with security patches.

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Victor—It won't wash John

Published: Sunday, 09 April 2017

SO THE revered (by Cart) John Dodwell has been attempting to qualify that ludicrous figure of 400,000,000—sorry, now 440,000,000—visitors to the 2,000 odd miles of our waterways again.

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Weed hatch cover left off

Published: Saturday, 08 April 2017

 

THIS week, a narrowboat started to take on water whilst cruising the Lee in London, and quickly sank, destroying everything on board, as its weed hatch cover had been left off.

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Peak Forest closed

Published: Saturday, 08 April 2017

ANY boater thinking of paying a visit to Bugsworth Basin or the Macclesfield this week-end from the North, would perhaps do well to 'think again'.

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