Better on the climb to Napton

Published: Wednesday, 06 September 2017

WE RECOVERED our energy at Warwick’s welcoming Saltisford Arm before tackling the journey back to London, writes Roger Fox.

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What a mess

Published: Wednesday, 06 September 2017

A COMMENTATOR on a television program recently told us that this is the new golden age of the canals—to which no doubt Victor would remark 'what utter tosh!', writes Tom Crossley.

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Too slow or too fast?

Published: Wednesday, 06 September 2017

This year we don't seem to be able to please all of the people all of the time, but we try to please some of the people some of the time, writes Julie Bedell.

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K&A still closed at Crofton

Published: Wednesday, 06 September 2017

THOUGH Canal & River Trust state that the level is recovering on the summit pound of the Kennet & Avon Canal the navigation remains closed.

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Two year old drowns at moorings

Published: Tuesday, 05 September 2017

A two years old girl fell into the river at Nene moorings in Peterborough, later passing away in hospital.

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Three more canal closures today

Published: Monday, 04 September 2017

MORE boaters are going to be affected by closures today, Monday, as three more canals are closed, due to one reason or another.

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Not a 'charming and peaceful' life

Published: Monday, 04 September 2017

I WAS not at all surprised to read that someone who took up residential mooring in London did not get his 'charming and peaceful life' that he expected. writes James Henry.

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What can be done about CaRT?

Published: Monday, 04 September 2017

VICTOR Swift ended his report: Victor: What a load of tosh (narrowboatworld  Sunday, 3 September 2017) with the comment 'Definitely no apology for pointing out the failures of Cart —the way it is treating our waterways is diabolical'. This leaves the question 'what can waterway users do about the situation?' asks Bill Ridgeway.

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Developer conned houseboat buyers

Published: Monday, 04 September 2017

A DEVELOPER conned two buyers that the houseboats they bought had 125 years mooring licences yet did not even have any mooring rights whatsoever.

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Not the halcyon existence they thought

Published: Monday, 04 September 2017

THE people believing that moving on to a boat to live on the waterways in London are finding it is not the halcyon existence they thought it to be as many are discovering.

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