Rescuer had to be rescued

Published: Monday, 20 December 2010

IT WAS no doubt extremely brave of a police officer to leap into Bristol harbour to rescue a man in the water, but both had to be rescued by the fire service.

Moorers upset anglers on the Thames

Published: Friday, 17 December 2010

ANGLERS on the Thames around Teddington and Staines are so upset at moored boats that they have threatened legal action against the local council.

Towpath rapist jailed indefinitely

Published: Friday, 17 December 2010

A TOWPATH rapist with a history of sexual violence may never leave prison after he was sentenced to be jailed indefinitely by a judge at Leeds Crown Court.

Five Rise plaque unveiled

Published: Friday, 17 December 2010

THE Transport Trust plaque awarded to the Bingley Five Rise staircase was unveiled yesterday (Thursday) at the locks.

Fight to save the Rafts

Published: Thursday, 16 December 2010

THE fight to save the Rafts—historic boathouses on the Thames—is gathering pace.

Red Wheel for Bingley Five Rise

Published: Wednesday, 15 December 2010

IF YOU are wondering why the Five Rise Locks on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal should be getting a red wheel—it's an award from the Transport Trust.

BW offering London berths

Published: Wednesday, 15 December 2010

BRITISH WATERWAYS is inviting brokers, owners and ship's agents to apply for berths in its docks and waters around Canary Wharf and London Docklands during the 2012 Olympic summer.

Boater in funny fags raid

Published: Wednesday, 15 December 2010

A RESIDENT boater has been arrested as part of a Proceeds of Crime investigation into counterfeit cigarettes.

Residents want canal closed off

Published: Wednesday, 15 December 2010

WHILST British Waterways is doing all its can to promote the waterways for visitors, people in Stretford have been fighting to keep access to  the Bridgewater Canal closed.

The end at last for Jericho?

Published: Wednesday, 15 December 2010

THOSE of you who have been readers of narrowboatworld for some years may remember the 'battle for Jericho', but it seems that at last it could be settled.