Well and truly frozen in

Published: Monday, 11 January 2010

We are living on our boat moored in a marina on the Trent. All the boats are now well and truly frozen in, including the water supply, writes Robert Aspey.

Vehicles and people in the canals

Published: Monday, 11 January 2010

BOTH  vehicles and people are falling into the canals, not giving enough respect for the frozen conditions.

Missing man was drunk

Published: Friday, 08 January 2010

NEW evidence into the disappearance of  Alan Tennant who went missing near the Chesterfield Canal in the town on Christmas Eve have shown he was drunk.

Sunken boat saga continues

Published: Friday, 08 January 2010

THE saga of the sunken narrowboat on the Cam in Cambridge reached new heights during the week as it was pumped out, then let loose by yobs and finally sold on the Web.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.