Pennywort spreading North

Published: Wednesday, 03 March 2010

THE invasive quick growing weed, Floating Pennywort, firmly established in the canals and rivers of the South and Midlands, is now spreading North.

Good result

Published: Monday, 01 March 2010

WHEN Peter Lloyd kindly sent us the reports and photographs of the narrowboat that sunk outside its marina, we included his blog address, as a 'thank you'.

Remove the blockage—or else!

Published: Monday, 01 March 2010

THE  NEWS that Cambridge County Council still have  the access to and from the Middle Levels blocked  has enraged the Middle Level Commissioners.

Leak closes Mon & Brec again

Published: Saturday, 27 February 2010

THE Mon & Brec Canal is closed at the start of the cruising season due to a leak in the pound that was repaired after the 2007 bank collapse.

Award for boater

Published: Friday, 26 February 2010

BOATER John West has received a commendation from Thames Valley Police Chief Constable Sara Thornton for rescuing a family from the Thames.

Boaters watch out!

Published: Friday, 26 February 2010

BOATERS working the locks from Diglis Basin on the Worcester and Birmingham Canal should take extra care this coming season.

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.

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.

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.

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.