Gongoozler: Moving onto the water

Published: Sunday, 11 February 2018

THERE was an article in the Daily Telegraph recently. It was in the Property section and tells the story of a young lady, renting a flat, who found that by purchasing a narrowboat she could live more cheaply.

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James: Will I be banned again?

Published: Sunday, 11 February 2018

Having sent endless bits and pieces to narrowboatworld over many years I thought it a good reason to take up Victor's invitation to submit a column, as he is away.

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Stratford's master plan promises more moorings

Published: Friday, 09 February 2018

THOUGH businesses refusing to relocate out of the town held up the Stratford-on-Avon Canal Quarter plan, the council is still pushing for this massive development.

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CaRT’s withdrawal from trust

Published: Friday, 09 February 2018

ONE has to wonder if the senior management team of CART who have brought to the trust little or no experience of managing a Navigation Authority are looking at the railways of this country for inspiration, asks Brian Jarrett.

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Another lock restored on the Wey & Arun

Published: Friday, 09 February 2018

THE 'lost route to the sea' gets ever closer to the coast as yet another derelict lock is fully restored on the Wey & Arun.

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Wendover extension halted

Published: Thursday, 08 February 2018

THE proposed extension to the Wendover Canal has been halted after ground contamination was discovered.

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Harecastle closed for three days

Published: Thursday, 08 February 2018

THE Harecastle Tunnel on the Trent & Mersey Canal is to be closed for three days for repairs.

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Flogging the CaRT takeover

Published: Wednesday, 07 February 2018

I see that the IWA is still flogging the CaRT takeover of the EA navigations, saying that the govenment is open to 'seeing a revised proposal'.

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Middle Level licence will be up to £400 a year

Published: Wednesday, 07 February 2018

THE Middle Level Bill, that is at present going through parliament will introduce a licence for boats that will be from £300 to £400 per year.

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CaRT should stop competing with the experts

Published: Monday, 05 February 2018

OKAY so Canal & River Trust has not gained the Environmental Agency Navigations, writes Jimmy Lockwood.

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