Eviction notices on resident boaters

Published: Monday, 07 June 2010

A COUNCIL has decided that the residents of  two narrowboats are not allowed to live on their boats without planning permission, and have served eviction notices on them both.

Comment—British Waterways has failed

Published: Sunday, 06 June 2010

MANY year ago, after nearly 30 years of writing newspaper editorials, sometimes—as other such editors will surely testify—with a struggle, I promised I would never write another editorial again  as long as I lived!

Vandals drain Titford Canal

Published: Saturday, 05 June 2010

VANDALS have damaged the paddles on locks on the Titford Canal, jamming the mechanism open, draining the waterway.

Police telephone numbers updated

Published: Saturday, 05 June 2010

OUR list of police non-emergency telephone numbers has been updated today, and boaters are advised to include this as it contains various updates.

Get them for free!

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.