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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More berths for Reedley

Published: Wednesday, 24 February 2010

THERE are plans to create 80 more berths at Reedley Marina on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

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Boat fire suspected arson

Published: Wednesday, 24 February 2010

THERE has been yet another boat fire on the Kennet & Avon Canal, that is suspected arson.

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Daventry Canal rumbles on

Published: Monday, 22 February 2010

REGULAR readers should well remember the plan to build a marina in Daventry, though there is no canal.

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Marina for Northampton

Published: Monday, 22 February 2010

AFTER many years of consultation work has at last started on a marina on the Nene at or Northampton.

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Victor returns

Published: Friday, 19 February 2010

OUR Victor, seemingly aroused from his Bermuda stupor by the happening back home, particularly the increasing number of outlandish claims, has deemed to let us have his views.

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Canal to lose battle site

Published: Friday, 19 February 2010

'EXPERTS' have now decided that the site of the Battle of Bosworth is in the wrong place, not where the Ashby Canal passes, but a mile away!

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Council block wharf houses

Published: Friday, 19 February 2010

LEEDS City Council have plans to block housing on the city's wharves on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal and Aire & Calder Navigation.

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Police drone grounded

Published: Friday, 19 February 2010
THOUGH the Merseyside Police drone, featured in narrowboatworld, caught a car thief on a canal towpath, it has been grounded.

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