'Please make sure you close the lock gates...

Published: Tuesday, 18 February 2020

F2FloodLOck

Sawley Flood Lock this morning, Tuesday, is again a flood lock no longer.

Salutary lesson of 'life afloat' on inland waterways

Published: Monday, 17 February 2020

JONATHAN C Purton’s experience of living aboard is a salutary lesson for everyone 'taken in' by the idyll that is life afloat on our beautiful, sunny and warm inland waterways.

Naïve narrowboat buyers

Published: Monday, 17 February 2020

JUST read yet another article from a naïve narrowboat buyer, writes John Howard.

Three men in a boat

Published: Monday, 17 February 2020

INSPIRED by Jerome K Jerome’s 1889 novel, Three Men In A Boat, three men are to row from Oxford to London in a fundraising challenge.

Man in canal was murdered

Published: Monday, 17 February 2020

THE police have revealed that a man discovered in a canal had been murdered.

Another non reason mysterious closure!

Published: Monday, 17 February 2020

THE navigation closure notices nowadays from Canal & River Trust are completely devoid of information.

Victor: And the rains came...

Published: Sunday, 16 February 2020

THE rains came indeed with one storm piling on another flooding the rivers.

Winter living on a narrowboat

Published: Friday, 14 February 2020

AS A REGULAR reader of your site I have an idea you have done something like this before, but would like to tell of my own experience of narrowboat living, writes Jonathan C Purton.

Will CaRT now sort its own 'inappropriate' mooring?

Published: Friday, 14 February 2020

BOATERS are asking that now Canal & River Trust is introducing 'inappropriate' mooring will it now moor its own 'appropriately'?

Weather prevents Foxton Flight public viewing

Published: Thursday, 13 February 2020

THE proposed Open Day this week-end at Foxton Flight as been cancelled.