Email: Not for the faint-hearted

Published: Wednesday, 15 June 2011

Victor seems to have made heavy weather of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal, and I agree that it isn't for the faint-hearted.

Email: Doesn't agree

Published: Wednesday, 15 June 2011

As a member of the Waterway Recovery Group with some recent experience of working on the Monty, I would just like to point out a couple of factual errors in the piece 'WRG ruining Montgomery Restoration'.

That's the way to do it

Published: Friday, 10 June 2011

WHILST British Waterways is struggling to find cash for dredging its canals, the Broads Authority is getting the European Union to pay for it.

Email: The attitude

Published: Friday, 10 June 2011

The attitude that prevents some private boat owners from observing simple courtesies is based on the fact that:

Email: Can't slow down

Published: Friday, 10 June 2011

If hire boats can slow down when passing moored craft, perhaps some private boats can't.

 

Successful launch for Hollingwood Hub

Published: Thursday, 09 June 2011

THE Chesterfield Canal Trust's new base in Chesterfield has opened to a hugely positive response from local people and towpath users.

Not so delightful

Published: Thursday, 09 June 2011

THE much acclaimed British Waterways vision for 2012 assures  visitors that they 'will be delighted with the quality of the experience and as a consequence many will become active participants'.

Narrowboat cinema

Published: Thursday, 09 June 2011

A NARROWBOAT can be used for many things, but perhaps the most bizarre is it being a floating cinema.

Cruise the Ship Canal

Published: Thursday, 09 June 2011

THERE'S a new venture at the National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port for its customers—a cruise along the Manchester Ship Canal.

Gas test at locks

Published: Thursday, 09 June 2011

On a Birmingham Canal Navigations Society Explorer cruise yesterday, and arriving at Walsall Top Lock we  were informed of a problem at Lock 5 with a jammed bottom paddle.