Boats trips on the Grantham Canal

Published: Thursday, 12 April 2018

THOUGH the Grantham Canal is not yet restored there is still the opportunity to experience a cruise on the waterway.

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Seal swims the Ouse

Published: Thursday, 12 April 2018

 A SEAL has been discovered some 50 miles from the sea in the Ure in the Yorkshire Dales.

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Getting rid of more staff

Published: Wednesday, 11 April 2018

CRUISING into Liverpool on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal has always been a bit of a challenge, but it is now going to be worse.

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Blunt warning for petrol engine boat owners

Published: Wednesday, 11 April 2018

AS WAS reported in narrowboatworld the last boating season saw four people killed by fumes from boat petrol engines.

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Bringing London style eating to Mercia Marina

Published: Wednesday, 11 April 2018

LOCAL family friends are set to launch an Indian ‘tapas’ style restaurant at Mercia Marina’s new landmark £3m Piazza building.

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Beavers introduced to the waterways

Published: Monday, 09 April 2018

BEAVERS have now been introduced into southern England with plans to introduce more in other parts.

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Trent & Mersey reopens after oil contamination

Published: Monday, 09 April 2018

THE Trent & Mersey Canal has been reopened with most of the contamination of an oil spill now cleared.

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Not for the inexperienced

Published: Sunday, 08 April 2018

THE recent news that the Huddersfield Narrow Canal is closed yet again, would be no surprise to those who have tackled it, for as boaters tell us it is not for the inexperienced.

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Is the Mon & Brec about to breach again?

Published: Saturday, 07 April 2018

THE start of the cruising season and the Mon & Brec is closed yet again with Canal & river Trust carrying out an 'emergency repair' to its embankment at Llanfoist.

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Less lottery money coming our way

Published: Saturday, 07 April 2018

OVER the past years many millions of pounds have been received from the various lottery funds for 'good causes' connected with the waterways, but we are warned that this is to be curtailed.

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