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Caledonia Glass caledonia glass – illia price February 19, 2020 by admin I got the idea to live on a boat when I saw one for sale whilst walking along the towpath around Alvechurch. After much research I discovered the rules and…
Vine Inn Pub & Brewery the vine inn, rugeley December 1, 2019 by admin The Vine Inn, Rugeley is a real ale drinker's delight with its own micro brewery on site producing a core of their beers along side seasonal guests and the ever…
piesse of piddle September 1, 2019 by admin We are back again at the Piesse of Piddle, one of our very favourite pubs of all time, and one which has been recommended to us by a good many…
tv on board September 1, 2019 by canals Cello Electronics have a proud tradition of UK TV manufacturing and have been pioneers in the development of low voltage, well specified 12 volt TV’s. More recently they have re-…
mad hatter September 1, 2019 by admin Lorraine Stevenson, trading as The Mad Hatter, has been a member of the Roving Canal Traders Association since 2016. She creates imaginative and quirky hats for any occasion. They are…
diesel bug – a layman’s guide June 1, 2019 by admin Diesel bugs are microbes that live at the interface between water and diesel fuel. In some places it's also known as diesel fungus or the diesel virus. The presence of…
co alarm testing June 1, 2019 by admin from april 1st 2019 the BSS mandates that all boats with an accommodation space must have a co alarm fitted
canal boats in marina batteries – a brief encounter June 1, 2019 by admin When it comes to choosing leisure batteries for your narrowboat, you need to check the existing batteries for size and amperage rating. If you're living on the boat you will…
voltage metre electric boats June 1, 2019 by canals Electric boats (EBs) are a lot more diverse, complicated and varied than cars, because they have to tackle some very tough conditions, but they share some common features. This brief…
the all new canal turn, carnforth April 25, 2019 by admin This is the first edition of the all new CanalsOnline Magazine and we could we find no better way to start the pub of the season than with the All…
moored boats protection matters April 1, 2019 by admin Having the right insurance for your boat is so important as it will cover you for the unfortunate situations that could turn a great day out in the water, into…
piglets pigs to plastics April 1, 2019 by canals A long long time ago, almost as far back as I can remember, my father had a pig farm. While growing up on the farm my friends and I used to…
legal hammer lasting powers of attorney April 1, 2019 by admin This is possibly the most important legal document that anyone should have in their life time; in fact the Office of the Public Guardian states that everyone over the age of…
clear water splash bilgeaway April 1, 2019 by admin Inland waterway emergency assistance and breakdown firm, River Canal Rescue (RCR), has launched Bilgeaway – a product it describes as ‘the world’s first truly environmentally-friendly bilge discharge filter’.
a brand new chapter April 1, 2019 by admin 2009 was an eventful year, Barack Obama became America's first black president, James Cameron’s “Avatar” was smashing all box office records to become the highest grossing film of all time…
lonely canal how safe is your boat? March 1, 2019 by canals Boats are often seen as easy targets for theft, and break-ins can happen during off peak times when the canals are quiet, or at high season when they are at…
brian greaves – the blacksmith’s craft March 1, 2019 by admin Brian Greaves has a fully operational forge on his narrowboat tug 'Bronte'. His wonderful pieces of ironwork, from pokers to delightful sculptures, are created on board, and it is always…