The elusive and impractical dream of electric boats

Published: Monday, 25 October 2021

Further to your article regarding electric boats, I thought I’d share a nougat of a conversation I had with the skipper of the electric trip boat Electra recently, writes John Howard.

It's a bit low Victor

Published: Monday, 25 October 2021

IT IS pleasing that narrowboatworld has reminded everyone of the Toddbrook incident which CRT, Defra (as CRT's major funder) and EA (as reservoir regulator) have all tried to sweep under the carpet, writes Allan Richards.

Woman left paralysed after thrown from canal bridge

Published: Monday, 25 October 2021

A YOUNG woman was left paralysed from the chest down after being thrown off a bridge by a jealous 'friend'.

Victor asks why the Toddbrook repair was not put out to tender

Published: Saturday, 23 October 2021

SO THE repair to the spillway on Toddbrook Reservoir is going to cost between £12 and £16 millions!

'Bank Failure' closes the Kennet & Avon

Published: Saturday, 23 October 2021

PERHAPS again it's a breach by any other name.

Leeds & Liverpool Canal sink hole repaired

Published: Friday, 22 October 2021

THE sink hole on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Lock 50 has been repaired.

Toddbrook Reservoir to be repaired

Published: Friday, 22 October 2021

THE Toddbrook Reservoir bank that collapsed back in 2019 is to be repaired.

The trust gets £1.4 million from the government

Published: Friday, 22 October 2021

THE Canal & River Trust is to get £1.4 million from the government to maintain locks.

Not such a welcome anymore

Published: Wednesday, 20 October 2021

MY WIFE and I often visited Teddington, which was her home town, writes Richard Attwood.

Huddersfield Narrow open—and closed!

Published: Wednesday, 20 October 2021

THE good news was that the leak had been 'resolved' between locks 14W and 15W and the navigation open after the seven days stoppage.