David—An anniversary cruise

Published: Wednesday, 17 October 2018

WE HAVE just done short cruise to celebrate 30 years of boat ownership.

Don't feed ducks junk food!

Published: Wednesday, 17 October 2018

THE latest edict from Canal & River Trust is don't feed the ducks bread, which is junk food!

Bulbourne workshops crumbling

Published: Wednesday, 17 October 2018
ONCE an hive of activity the workshops and adjacent buildings at Bulbourne on the Grand Union Canal are crumbling, 'Our Man on the Summit' reports.

Not unreasonable

Published: Wednesday, 17 October 2018

MY READING reading of the various press releases about the proposed Islington eco-zone seems to be somewhat at odds with the interpretations posted on narrowboatworld, writes Neil Quarmby.

Scheme does have merit

Published: Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Like the majority of boaters, I find most of CaRT's plans and schemes rather silly and ill thought.
Their latest scheme for electric only consumer boats, does have merit, writes Charles Hooghkirk.

Most ridiculous idea yet

Published: Monday, 15 October 2018

SO IT SEEMS that those at Canal & River Trust (and I certainly don't trust them) have had their most ridiculous idea yet, writes James Henry.

Collapsing bridge closes Rochdale Nine

Published: Monday, 15 October 2018

A COLLAPSING bridge over the Rochdale Canal in Manchester has closed the waterway to navigation.

Is Defra or Islington being hoodwinked?

Published: Monday, 15 October 2018

THAT was an excellent response to the announcement [Victor—electric cooking and heating] and I have some further questions, writes Roger Fox.

Another mad scheme not thought through

Published: Sunday, 14 October 2018

NEW MOORINGS at Islington on the Regent's Canal in London for visitors show that its developers are not in the real world.

Left in the dark—again!

Published: Saturday, 13 October 2018

THE Canal & River Trust inform us that the Macclesfield Canal that was closed yesterday (Friday) is open today from 8am to 1pm.