Another serious fire injury

Published: Wednesday, 29 September 2010

A BOATER is in hospital having suffered serious burns in a fire on his  narrowboat that damaged two others moored with it.

Boater wins council battle

Published: Wednesday, 29 September 2010

EAST Riding of Yorkshire Council has lost its battle to move a narrowboat that it maintained was in breach of planning guidelines.

Served its purpose

Published: Wednesday, 29 September 2010

THE State of the Waterways category in the Gallery in narrowboatworld has now been removed.

More development on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Published: Wednesday, 29 September 2010

THERE is to be even more development between Leeds and Shipley on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

Llanthony Bridge making money

Published: Wednesday, 29 September 2010

THERE is now a ban on vehicles using the pedestrianised area by Llanthony Bridge in Gloucester,  but 8,000 have been caught using it, and getting a £60 fine.

New book on Wilts & Berks

Published: Wednesday, 29 September 2010

A NEW book has been published on the history of the derelict Wilts & Berks Canal that is at present undergoing restoration.

Portholes not safe

Published: Wednesday, 29 September 2010

IT SEEMS that portholes in narrowboats, regarded as the ultimate deterrent for thieves, are not so safe after all.

Challenger director faces criminal charges

Published: Wednesday, 29 September 2010

CHALLENGER'S Ed Rimmer appeared in court yesterday (Tuesday 28th September) to face 35 fraud-related charges, writes Allan Richards.

Boaters biggest contributors

Published: Monday, 27 September 2010

IN DIRECT contradiction to what British Waterways claim, it has been revealed that boaters are the biggest contributors to the waterways.

Gutless kayaker making good progress

Published: Monday, 27 September 2010

THE gutless kayaker was reported as being at Buckby Top Lock at midday last Friday, some 14 days into his journey.