Narrowboater wins Smallholder competition

Published: Friday, 08 January 2010

THOUGH living on a narrowboat on the Oxford Canal, Jane Fanner has won the 2009 Smallholder of the Year competition.

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Armed robberies on towpath

Published: Friday, 08 January 2010

THERE have been two armed robberies on the Regent's Canal  towpath this week, and police are again warning people to keep away from the towpath.

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Where did £5,400 come from?

Published: Friday, 08 January 2010

WHERE on earth did the figure of £5,400 to clean mould from the mural at Dallow Lock wall painting come from? Asks Chris Powis.

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Cruiser jammed under Severn bridge

Published: Thursday, 07 January 2010

A CRUISER on the swollen Severn was taken by the strong current into a  bridge where it became trapped.

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Narrowboat burnt out

Published: Thursday, 07 January 2010

A NARROWBOAT was burnt out early yesterday morning (Wednesday) at Hemel Hemstead on the Grand Union Canal.

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The urge for visitors continues

Published: Thursday, 07 January 2010

THE urge by British Waterways to get visitors to its canals—in Scotland at least—is continuing.

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Man still not found

Published: Wednesday, 06 January 2010

THE man who went missing on Christmas Even, and was last seen by Tapton Lock on the Chesterfield Canal, has still not been found.

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Great chance for pictures

Published: Wednesday, 06 January 2010
WITH the snow and ice on the waterways at present, it surely is a great time for taking photographs.

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A book on the Wilts & Berks

Published: Wednesday, 06 January 2010

ONE of the volunteers of the Wilts & Berks Canal Trust is preparing a book on the disused waterway.

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Sunken boat raised

Published: Wednesday, 06 January 2010

THE narrowboat, Helena Knowsley, that was shown sunk in the Cam at Cambridge, will soon be floating again.

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