Towpath Talk

Archbishop of York to disembark at Hull Marina

ON SATURDAY May 13, 2017, the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, will disembark at Hull Marina, owned and operated by British Waterways Marinas Ltd (BWML), before bestowing minster status on Hull’s 700-year-old, Holy...

Giant Water Rat seen at Boat Club Regatta!

A GIANT water rat has been spotted at South Pennine Boat Club in Mirfield, but this particular rat is no threat to local residents. Mr Battye Rat aka  Club Commodore Jerry Holland  is heading...

Walk and talk at Bingley

A TALK on canal history will feature on one of four walks organised for the first Bingley Walking Festival in West Yorkshire, on Monday, May 1. The talk will centre on the Five Rise...

Sunshine success for Boat Share Show

BUSINESS boomed in the spring sunshine at this year’s National Boat Share Show held at Braunston Marina last weekend (April 22-23). There were 15 boats for visitors to view and get on board.  Most...

Testing times on canal

VOLUNTEERS of the Wey & Arun Canal Trust have been tested on the practice and theory for the safe use of tracked excavators over 10 tonnes. Five people who work at the Gennets Bridge...

Stolen cycle recovered from canal

VOLUNTEERS went into action in Taunton when ​regular IWA Volunteer Fiona notified team leader Steve that there was a bicycle was lying in the canal. It had not been in there when a work...

May 2017 issue out now!

Don’t miss the May issue of Towpath Talk as it’s full of super show news – including a four-page Crick wraparound so you can find out what’s going to be happening at this popular waterways...

New video from British Marine

BRITISH Marine has launched a new video highlighting the many benefits that cruising the UK’s inland waterways has to offer. From day trips on the River Thames to holidays on the Kennet & Avon...

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