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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Leicester Section completly changed

Published: Saturday, 08 April 2017

OUR log shows it was 12 years since we last came down from the North to cruise the Leicester Section, and as we again visited it last year, I found it had completely changed, writes Charles Bamforth.

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River Canal Rescue support for ‘Idle Women' re-creation

Published: Thursday, 06 April 2017

RIVER Canal Rescue is providing free breakdown and emergency assistance for the 'Idle Women' recreation along the 320 miles of waterway on the journey.

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Go for a poddle

Published: Thursday, 06 April 2017

ONCE again the Wey & Arun Trust is organising its annual 'poddle', to raise funds towards the canal's ultimate restoration.

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Drunk but not drowned

Published: Thursday, 06 April 2017

A DRUNK man had a lucky escape yesterday (Wednesday) when he stumbled into the Leeds & Liverpool Canal in Shipley.

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Another tower for Liverpool Docks

Published: Thursday, 06 April 2017

THERE are plans for another residential tower block at Liverpool Docks—the third since last September.

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Launch of the Montgomery Appeal

Published: Wednesday, 05 April 2017

FOLLOWING recent grants from the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Inland Waterways Association, organisations promoting the restoration of the Montgomery Canal have come together to launch an appeal for the next stage of its restoration.

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