Out she comes

Published: Friday, 26 February 2010

AFTER  four weeks on the bottom of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, the narrowboat Stepping Stone was re-floated yesterday (Thursday), Peter Lloyd tells us.

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Plastic boobs caused alert

Published: Thursday, 25 February 2010

WHEN a towpath walker alerted the emergency services to a body in the Union Canal at Linlithgow, everything went on full alert.

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Boaters save drowing men

Published: Thursday, 25 February 2010

ANOTHER boater on the Thames has saved a drowning man in the river—the second within a month.

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Beginner had to be rescued

Published: Thursday, 25 February 2010

A WOMAN who was  seduced into the idyllic life of waterway living had a rude awakening into its realities when she took to the Avon in flood conditions, and had to be rescued by firefighters.

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Teenager staggered into canal

Published: Thursday, 25 February 2010

A TEENAGER was seen to stagger onto the ice of the Union Canal in Merchiston, and fall through it into the water at 7am on Tuesday morning.

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Narrowboat—on the Grantham!

Published: Thursday, 25 February 2010

FOR THE  first time in over 70 years, there is a narrowboat on the Grantham Canal, but alas not because the waterway has been reconnected to the Trent.

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What will they dump next?

Published: Thursday, 25 February 2010

BRITISH Waterways staff are well used to dragging supermarket trolleys and the like from the waterways, but a complete box trailer?

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Fish Night in March

Published: Wednesday, 24 February 2010

IF YOU fancy fish and chips of a Friday night, cooked especially for you, then the Old Chandlery Restaurant at Sawley Marina would be a good choice.

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Minutes mayhem

Published: Wednesday, 24 February 2010

YET AGAIN British Waterways has been reminded of the obligation under law to reply promptly to requests under the Freedom of Information Act, (FoI) writes Allan Richards. This time it is over Board minutes rather than maintenance spend.

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Dredging leak?

Published: Wednesday, 24 February 2010

EARLIER this winter narrowboatworld reported that  dredging contractors had caused a leak  on the Coventry Canal at Hopwas.

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