Single handed boater collapses at tiller

Published: Wednesday, 28 June 2017

A SINGLE handed boater collapsed at the tiller of his narrowboat whilst cruising the Coventry Canal through ​Huddlesford, but luckily other boaters moored nearby saw his plight and did something about it.

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Dodging paying on the increase

Published: Wednesday, 28 June 2017

The recent submission from T Lang (No longer cares) struck a chord with me today, writes John Howard.

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White Mills Open Day

Published: Wednesday, 28 June 2017

GIVING prospective moorers a chance to see the facilities offered by White Mills Marina at Earls Barton on the Nene it is staging an Open Day this coming week-end.

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Motorbikes not allowed on towpaths

Published: Wednesday, 28 June 2017

IN SOME areas motorbike barriers are being removed from towpaths as they cause problems to mobility scooters that are allowed on towpaths.

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Soon feel the force of the law

Published: Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Phillip Howden’s biggest problem, should he ‘forget to renew his boat licence’ is that he will have a land address at which he would be hounded.

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You cannot lock your gas lockers

Published: Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Gerald Farthing talks about padlocking his gas locker. You might care to check but we were told that it is not allowed to lock the gas locker (so why call it a locker?!) for safety reasons. If so, perhaps you might like to warn your readers accordingly. (Have checked with an examiner who tells us there must be no hindrance to being able to turn off the gas quickly—Editor.)

Mike Todd

Considering 'forgetting' to renew his licence!

Published: Monday, 26 June 2017

THE only thing that stops me living on my boat now that I am well retired is there is so little storage space, but I have seriously considered 'forgetting' to renew my licence and join all the others, writes Phillip Howden.

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No longer cares

Published: Monday, 26 June 2017

I NOW get the distinct impression that those at Canal & River Trust no longer care if those selfish boaters are moored for weeks on 48 hour mooring or not, writes, T. Lang.

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Complete waste of time and money

Published: Monday, 26 June 2017

BOATER John Hibbert tells us he received a Tweet by Canal & River Trust London, that was titled 'meet Bobby our sleeping policeman'.

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Montgomery Canal Forum in July

Published: Monday, 26 June 2017

The Montgomery Canal Forum will be held next month, which is an 'open' meeting meaning that anyone with an interest in the restoration of the waterway is able to attend.

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