Fire in Avon lock

Published: Friday, 06 November 2009

FIRE crews were called out to a boat on fire near Strensham Lock on the Avon yesterday (Thursday).

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Work on the Huddersfield Narrow

Published: Friday, 06 November 2009

THE Huddersfield Narrow Canal, that was closed owing to a breach with water leaking into a factory, is to have a winter overhaul.

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Unlicenced or unshown?

Published: Friday, 06 November 2009

THE two British Waterways business barges at Paddington Basin are still showing out of date licences as told in the narrowboatworld article.

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Volunteer work on the Grantham Canal

Published: Friday, 06 November 2009

VOLUNTEER work on the Grantham Canal has dramatically benefited the waterway over the past 12 months, and British Waterways has presented the Grantham Canal Society with an 'acknowledgement' award.

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Kingsland Basin development

Published: Thursday, 05 November 2009
CONTINUING the race for waterside living in London, Kingsland Basin on the Regent's Canal is the next development.

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Six months later...

Published: Wednesday, 04 November 2009

IT WAS six months ago that the new look narrowboatworld was launched, and so it is perhaps time to ascertain the reaction.

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Make sure it's safe

Published: Wednesday, 04 November 2009

WITH the official end of the cruising season, and many boaters deserting their boats for the winter, it is not only the obvious 'wintering' that is important.

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Possibility of swans being killed for food

Published: Wednesday, 04 November 2009

SWANS disappearing from the Thames is leading people to believe they are being killed for food.

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Hope for Middleport Arm?

Published: Wednesday, 04 November 2009

VOLUNTEERS at a canal tidy over the week-end discovered the old arm off the Trent & Mersey Canal at Middleport, and there is talk of opening it up once again.

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A good season after breach repaired

Published: Wednesday, 04 November 2009

BOAT hire companies have recovered after the devastating loss of business caused by the breach in the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal.

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