Music of the Waters
22 December 2014
MUSICIANS and singers who live on or near the water are being sought for a Music of the Waters festival in 2015.
It is planned to hold the event at the Black Buoy Pub in Chadwick End in June or July.
Anyone interested is asked to contact 07737 318654.
20 December 2014
THE Canal & River Trust has launched a search for up to six new members to join its partnership caring for waterways in North Wales and Borders.
Sitting alongside the Trust’s local waterway management team, the voluntary partnership plays an important role in providing strategic direction for the area’s canals and navigable rivers.
The deadline for applications is 31st January 2015. For more information, visit www.canalrivertrust.org.uk or contact Wendy Capelle, Waterway Manager, on 0303 040 4040, email@example.com
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- Gloucester Waterways Museum secures Heritage Lottery Fund grant
- CRT seeks experts to help steer future of Kennet & Avon waterway
- Stay away from the edge winter plea
- Broads charity wins coveted National Parks award
- Nominations invited for new waterway volunteer awards
26 September 2014
Crick Marina: A Great Place To Moor
Since opening in 1996, Crick Marina has become one of the most sought-after marinas in the country, based on its quiet and central location, friendly people, realistic prices and, since 2000, its annual boat show. Visit: www.crickmarina.com
Church Minshull Aqueduct Marina
16 September 2014
Church Minshull Aqueduct Marina is the perfect base for private and share boat owners looking for a full range of facilities. Ideally situated at the heart of Cheshire’s canal network, the established marina offers a full range of services including a well-stocked chandlery, workshops, hardstanding and brokerage all with experienced staff to carry out your work or advise you on site.
CLOSING DATE: Thursday, 22nd January 2015
Water-to-Go is the only bottle in the world that will in seconds turn rain, river or non-drinkable tap water into perfectly clean refreshing drinking water.
CLOSING DATE: Wednesday, 31st December 2014
If you are planning a trip on your boat near a Castle Marina why not bring your boat in to try our marina and services?
8 December 2014
In an article which first appeared in the Wendover Arm News, narrowboat owner Molly Berry shares her experience of coping with profound deadness.
I'M NOT one of those fascinating people who were born deaf and use sign language, no I'm one of the millions of people who have gradually gone deaf. I have a cochlear implant, the best use of modern technology there is, with which I hear very well, except in very noisy places. I also wear a hearing aid in the other ear and I am a lipreading tutor.
Other Feature Articles
10 December 2014
SANTA is heading back to the Union Canal at Linlithgow on Saturdays and Sundays December 13-14 and 20-21.
He will be arriving in Victoria to take up residence in his grotto at 2pm on Saturday and will also be there on Sunday and the following weekend from 2-4pm.
20 November 2014
EACH month we bring you a video from Whilton Marina’s About Narrowboating channel on YouTube. There are currently 56 films covering everything from Blacking a Narrowboat to Different Types of Handrails. We are at the time of the year where people are winterising their narrowboats ready for the winter. This video clip shows what can happen to a boat when it is winterised and a water tank is emptied.
23 September 2014
EACH month we bring you a video from Whilton Marina’s About Narrowboating channel on YouTube. There are currently 56 films covering everything from Blacking a Narrowboat to Different Types of Handrails. This video clip explains how a boat surveyor checks a stern gear on a hull when they are doing a survey.
Current Issue: Jan 2015
♦ 382 boats for sale
♦ Major tourism award for holiday boat operators
♦ Characters of the cut
♦ Electric van helps cut carbon footprint
♦ Families choose boating lifestyle
♦ Common cons on the cut
♦ Bringing the vintage to the boat
• Next issue on sale: January 22, 2015