During November...

Published: Friday, 03 December 2010

EVERY now and again we tell you what were the top read pages in narrowboatworld, so here are those that were most read in November.

'Makeover' for two Ashton locks

Published: Friday, 03 December 2010

PART of the winter maintenance is repointing and replacing missing brickwork on two locks on the Ashton Canal, removing vegetation within the lock chambers and carrying out gate cills repairs whilst the locks are dewatered.

Make your views known

Published: Friday, 03 December 2010

BOATER Brian Phillips reminds readers that the British Waterways licence increase is not a done deal, and there is a consultation open until the 31st January 2011.

Liverpool lockies get the award

Published: Thursday, 02 December 2010

The Hotel Boat section of the Association of Pleasure Craft Operators (APCO) has awarded their prestigious Lock Keeper of the Year award for 2009/10 to the Liverpool Link Team, Harry Arnold tells us.

Snow and ice doesn't stop them

Published: Thursday, 02 December 2010

THE winter maintenance work is still carrying on despite the snow and ice at present covering the waterways.

"No more marinas on the Oxford!"

Published: Thursday, 02 December 2010

WITH marina operators losing boats as never before, those on the overcrowded Oxford Canal are worried at the proposals for yet another massive marina.

'Tent man' expecting to die

Published: Thursday, 02 December 2010

THE man living in a tent at Wolvercote Lock on the Oxford Canal says he is expecting to die there.

It's starting

Published: Thursday, 02 December 2010

THERE'S now ice on the waterways, and of course people believe it can hold their weight, but it cannot so they are having to be rescued.

Not all one way

Published: Thursday, 02 December 2010

HERE is the tale of a 'continuous cruiser' that has complained to his local MP claiming 'victimisation' and 'harassment' by one of BW's Enforcement Officers, writes Ralph Freeman.

Counteracting the bad publicity

Published: Wednesday, 01 December 2010

A NEW notice has been produced to attempt to counteract the bad publicity concerning the state of the waterways.