Stoves have to meet new standards

Published: Wednesday, 12 January 2022

REGARDING the pair who are undecided about how to heat their proposed narrowboat, I've only had a stove so can't really judge, write Dom Grant.

Environmental Agency has narrowed down cause of pollution

Published: Wednesday, 12 January 2022

THE Worcester & Birmingham Canal has been polluted since March of last year, but the Environment Agency believes it is near finding the culprits.

Contractor clears silt then dumps it back in canal!

Published: Monday, 10 January 2022

WITNESSED a practice yesterday from contractors on the Shroppie, writes Anne Husar.

Emergency dams installed at site of Leeds & Liverpool breach

Published: Monday, 10 January 2022

THE contractors have at last installed the emergency dams on the breach at Rishton on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal with its repair expected to begin.

Cyclist's body discovered in Birmingham canal

Published: Monday, 10 January 2022

A CCTV has been released of Paul Morris whose body was discovered in the Birmingham Level Main Line Canal.

It all depends on use

Published: Monday, 10 January 2022

AS TO the best method of heating a narrowboat it all depends on its use, writes Martin Fox.

Victor asks if the two are really aware?

Published: Sunday, 09 January 2022

REFERRING to the two who want to know the best method of heating a narrowboat, I wonder if the pair changing from caravanning to narrowboating realise what they are letting themselves in for?

Four out of 10 sunken boat claims rejected by insurers

Published: Saturday, 08 January 2022

RIVER Canal Rescue (RCR) is warning boat owners about the perils of buying third-party insurance on price alone after finding some insurers will not pay out if a boat sinks. (This is an update of the previous such published warning—Editor.)

From caravan to narrowboat

Published: Friday, 07 January 2022

THE very busy roads of today, notwithstanding the virus, has given Sheila and myself enough of caravanning, writes Tom Turner.

Not much left for repairs

Published: Thursday, 06 January 2022

I'M NOT in the least surprised to read of more winter stoppages being cancelled, writes James Henry.