Man dies after boat leap

Published: Friday, 04 March 2011

IT WAS all good fun for the men, leaping off the wall onto a narrowboat in the Albert Dock in Liverpool, but one missed, and is now dead.

Barn owls for Huddersfield Narrow Canal

Published: Thursday, 03 March 2011

NEW barn owl nest boxes have been installed today (Thursday) at Tunnel End Reservoir next to Standedge Tunnel on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal in a bid to help the plight of this threatened bird and help them flourish in some canal side homes.

Moorings for shopping

Published: Thursday, 03 March 2011

IN THE past it was impossible to get a mooring outside the Tesco store in  Aylesbury on the branch of the Grand Union Canal as all the towpath was taken up by the resident continuous moorers.

British Waterways gives reprieve

Published: Thursday, 03 March 2011

A COUPLE facing eviction from their home have been given a six months reprieve by British Waterways, Alan Tilbury reveals.

Narrow Dog Tales

Published: Wednesday, 02 March 2011

BOATER Terry Darlington, author of the two books Narrow Dog to Carcassonne and Narrow Dog to Indian River, will be recounting his tales as a narrowboater this week-end.

Reversed too far

Published: Wednesday, 02 March 2011

A DRIVER reversed too far down a slip-way with his boat on a trailer, with the towing vehicle hanging over the edge.

Boater's body found

Published: Wednesday, 02 March 2011

THE body of Paul Munson who was a liveaboard at Thames & Kennet Marina at Caversham has been found after he went missing three weeks ago.

Llangollen Canal marina support

Published: Wednesday, 02 March 2011

THE group behind the proposed marina at Trevor on the Llangollen Canal has been busy furthering its plans.

Leeds & Liverpool Canal litter

Published: Wednesday, 02 March 2011

IT IS amongst the worst of the Pennine Waterways to get complaints of litter, and once again it is the Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Wigan that is being spoiled by people throwing litter into the canal.

Boat stuck under Eckington Bridge

Published: Wednesday, 02 March 2011

ANOTHER boat has been stuck under Eckington Bridge on the Avon, again in flood conditions.