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.

Volunteers needed to shape future of North Wales & Borders Canals

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 or contact Wendy Capelle, Waterway Manager, on 0303 040 4040,

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Feature Articles

How to host Christmas on your boat

17 December 2014

Polly Player takes a tongue-in-cheek look at how to be the perfect Christmas host

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What's On

Santa cruises at Saul

16 December 2014

THERE'S still time to catch a Santa cruise on board trip boat Perserverance at Saul Junction.

Cruises will be taking place this weekend Saturday and Sunday December 20 and 21, first trip 10am with the last one going at 3.30pm each day.


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Whilton Marina: Ballast on a Narrowboat

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.

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