Not unreasonable

Published: Wednesday, 17 October 2018

MY 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 out.
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.

Waterways Ombudsman complaints increase

Published: Friday, 12 October 2018

THE Annual Report by the Waterways Ombudsman shows that there as been an increase in complaints concerning Canal & River Trust.

Magnet fishermen discovered upright in the water

Published: Friday, 12 October 2018

THE father and son magnet fishermen that drowned were discovered standing upright in the Calder & Hebble Navigation near Cooper's Bridge where they died.

Another canal bridge damaged

Published: Friday, 12 October 2018

THE bridge over the Grand Union Canal on the B488 between Horton and Ivinghoe is closed due to damage on the bridge.