24 May 2013
Kathryn Webley works from her narrowboat 'the pod' and her new designs of handmade decorative glass are based on the seasons as seen from the cut. Kathryn says: "Unsurprisingly, in light of the recent weather, I have patterns based on ice and snow, but on an optimistic note spring is here, so look out for floral patterns of dandelion clocks and cow parsley."
22 May 2013
125 River Medway boaters were issued with warning notices across the 2012 season, with 17 river users prosecuted for keeping an unregistered boat on the Kent waterway.
- Voluntary sector best practice workshop
- Canal charity challenge to produce modern classic collection tin
- Can London’s waterways cope with increasing demand for moorings?
- ‘Best Lock’ Award presented to Shepperton keeper
- National Audit Office report slams HS2 but remains silent on damage already done
- Wakeboarding comes to Ship Canal
- Finding a way forward at Foxton
- Demand for boat and engine maintenance courses increases
- 'Terraced house' to float down the Leeds & Liverpool Canal
- Volunteers sought for Thames locks
CLOSING DATE: Wednesday, 24th July 2013
Up for grabs for one lucky reader is this state of the art broadband device, providing high speed broadband for your boat. Included in this fantastic prize is a 12 month 3G data package from EE network, with an 8 GB per month allowance.
CLOSING DATE: Wednesday, 26th June 2013
Tracktronics is offering one lucky reader the chance to win an on board GPS tracking solution for their boat worth £500! The prize will include the tracking unit and installation, along with a full 12 months subscription.
25 April 2013
BRITAIN’S canals link city to city, meandering through open green countryside in between. The roving networks create a linear floating village where people connect and nod hello. Canals are all about travel, and relationships (by necessity) are formed quickly with passing strangers. Sometimes canal hubs develop with static clusters of boats and buildings that spread out on the canalside. Braunston is a canal village huddled in the best countryside of Northamptonshire.
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17 May 2013
THE first autoharp in the North of England will take place in Gargrave on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal near Skipton from May 31 to June 2. Centred around the village hall, local pubs and other venues, there will be a programme of autoharp classes and demonstrations on Saturday from 10am – would-be musicians welcome.
21 May 2013
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 follows on from Weed Hatch 1 and shows you how to make sure it is properly fixed
22 April 2013
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 shows what a weed hatch is and how you check it.
Current Issue: June 2013
♦ Biggest ever edition
♦ Win Wi-Fi for your boat
♦ Mooring rules to change
♦ Olympian helps to open canal visitor centre
♦ Your M&S joins the clean-up
♦ Stillwater asks the questions that you want answers to
♦ 380 boats for sale
• Next issue on sale: June 27, 2013