Published: Saturday, 21 August 2010

We are most sorry there's been no narrowboatworld for the past week—a plug-in became corrupted.

Two more boat fires

Published: Saturday, 21 August 2010
AUGUST is seemingly the month for boat fires, with two already destroyed.

The one in Brian Holmes' picture is at bridge 27 on the Shropshire Union Canal near High Onn, with it clearly completely burnt out this month.

New base doing well

Published: Saturday, 14 August 2010

THE new base of Oxfordshire Narrowboats at Bradford on Avon on the Kennet & Avon Canal is appealing to narrowboat owners as well as holiday boaters.

Suggestions for Sustrans

Published: Friday, 13 August 2010

EVENTUALLY getting a cycling safety leaflet from Sustrans, boater Kathryn Dodington was amazed to find there was no reference whatsoever concerning cycling on towpaths.

Braunston—definitely a no-go area

Published: Friday, 13 August 2010

BOATER Graham Phillips just managed to get his boat into the last space at Braunston one day last week at 2pm, yet by 5pm he tells us it was completely deserted!

Maintenance on closed Leeds & Liverpool

Published: Thursday, 12 August 2010

BRITISH Waterways have confirmed that it is taking the opportunity of the closed Leeds & Liverpool Canal to bring forward its scheduled winter work.

No cash for Bradley Arm

Published: Thursday, 12 August 2010

IT HAS been announced this week that there will be no cash to open up the Bradley Arm on the BCN.

Ashby extended

Published: Thursday, 12 August 2010

A FURTHER length of the Ashby Canal has been restored, and in now in water awaiting its official opening.

Cycle facilities

Published: Thursday, 12 August 2010

MOST of us realise that British Waterways is going flat-out to convert towpaths to cycle tracks, but of course those cyclists must be given somewhere to secure their bikes.

Speedboat engine exploded

Published: Wednesday, 11 August 2010

THREE men sought the safety of the waters of the canal at the weekend when the engine of their speedboat exploded.