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Published: Saturday, 05 June 2010

SOME good advice about  smoke alarms for narrowboats, from of course a boater.

Regents ramp project stopped

Published: Friday, 04 June 2010

THE construction of the ramp on the Regents Canal, featured in narrowboatworld has been halted as British Waterway did not obtain planning permission.

Local council rips-off canal society

Published: Friday, 04 June 2010

THE canal restoration society Friends of the Cromford Canal were amazed to discover that the local council was ripping them off for £650 for  planning permission for two information signs on the disused waterway though only quoted £95 each.

Fit smoke alarms

Published: Friday, 04 June 2010

AS PART of Boat Safety week, narrowboat owners around the country are being urged to fit smoke alarms to their boats.

ASBO swan saga continues

Published: Friday, 04 June 2010

THE 'ASBO' swan reported in narrowboatworld as attacking boaters on the Cam in Cambridge, has found an ally.

Towpath motorcyclist arrested

Published: Friday, 04 June 2010

A MOTORCYCLIST racing along the towpath of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal in Blackburn was caught by the police and arrested after complaints of his dangerous driving.

More Caldon development

Published: Friday, 04 June 2010

WORK is about to start on a 'Canal Quarter' on the Caldon Canal at Hanley, which will include 250 new homes by the waterway.

Canal ranger sought

Published: Thursday, 03 June 2010

BRITISH Waterways is on the lookout for a volunteer ranger who can bring that personal touch to the visitor hub of Audlem on the Shropshire Union Canal.

Wey boat burglar caught

Published: Thursday, 03 June 2010

THE man who it is believed broke into boats moored on the Wey has been apprehended by the police, Kathryn Dodington tells us.

Stand-up paddling on the K&A

Published: Thursday, 03 June 2010

TO RAISE funds for charity, two stand-up paddlers are at the moment paddling their way from Bath on the Kennet & Avon Canal on their way to London.