Marina for the Monty?

Published: Wednesday, 04 August 2010
THERE are plans for a marina on the Montgomery Canal at Queens Head on a 25 acres site.

Would it survive?

Published: Wednesday, 04 August 2010

MOST regular boaters must have seen cows in the waterway from time to time, but would this one survive?

Connecting Olympic Park with the system

Published: Monday, 02 August 2010

THE derelict lock on Waterworks River in East London has been reopened by British Waterways, and is in operation for the first time in over 40 years following a restoration project costing £400,000.

Centenary boat build

Published: Monday, 02 August 2010

AQUA Narrowboats based at Mercia Marina on the Trent & Mersey Canal has been commissioned to undertake the fit-out of the 100th shell built by Graham Edgson of Norton Canes Boatbuilders.

Volunteer canal ranger wanted

Published: Monday, 02 August 2010

BRITISH Waterways is on the lookout for a volunteer ranger who can 'bring that personal touch' to Dewsbury on the Calder & Hebble navigation.

Canalside cottage a cannabis factory

Published: Monday, 02 August 2010

POLICE have discovered a cannabis factory in an old canalside cottage on the Grand Union Canal near Weedon.

Through the roof

Published: Monday, 02 August 2010

DUE to our extensive coverage concerning maintenance and the closure of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal together with the problems of speeding cyclists, there has been an unprecedented interest in narrowboatworld during July.

The shut-down starts

Published: Monday, 02 August 2010

TODAY, Monday, sees the complete shut-down of around 70 miles of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, caused we are told by lack of rainfall.

Volunteer weekend at Standedge

Published: Friday, 30 July 2010

LOCAL communities are being invited to play an active role in the future of their local waterway, with a special open weekend being staged at Standedge Tunnel & Visitor Centre for prospective volunteers.

Indicators on the locks

Published: Friday, 30 July 2010

DAVID has missed the indicators with regards to locks on the Nene. The lock 'Slackers' (Nene term for paddles, changes to 'Penstocks' on the Levels) are fitted with indicators to show the position of the slacker, writes K Alexander-Duggan.