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21 October 2016
Welcome to the latest edition which includes a trio of regular features; Mike Grimes', head of boating, monthly column, your frequently asked questions and an overview of the unexpected things we had to deal with in September to keep the waterways open for boating. We’re also letting boaters know about changes to boat licence fees...
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7 October 2016
Welcome to the latest edition where you'll find information on how you can celebrate the Leeds & Liverpool bicentenary, use 21st Century tech to help plan cruises and a shout out to boaters in London...
23 September 2016
Another edition packed to the brim with boating news and opinion - you’ll find references and news of everything from a, literally, labouring CEO and Batman all the way through to snakes and job opportunities – to be clear though, not job opportunities for snakes.
9 September 2016
Welcome to the latest edition of Boaters' Update where you'll find out what we unexpectedly had to fix in August, what your fellow boater said about cruising in London and much more besides including news, events and this weekends stoppages.
26 August 2016
Before heading off into the traditional mayhem of a British Bank Holiday weekend, put your feet up and have a read about our winter stoppage plans, how we can help you if you're having difficulties and head of boating, Mike Grimes's take on a busy summer.
12 August 2016
Welcome to one of the most ever diverse editions of Boaters' Update. With such a broad range of topics I hope most of you find something you like!
29 July 2016
I’ll keep this edition’s introduction as brief as possible as there is a lot to get through! Among other stories there’s news of the Trust's Annual Report, winter moorings, head of boating Mike Grimes’s monthly column returns, and there’s a very sad report of two tragic boating accidents.
15 July 2016
Welcome to the latest edition. In it you'll find a report on what changes you've told me you'd like to see in Boaters' Update change and there's a special feature on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal. Of course, you'll find the usual waterway diary and an update on the latest stoppages affecting cruising.
Think of this blog as your one-stop shop for up-to-date boating news. It's packed full of useful information about boating on canals and rivers as well important safety announcements and upcoming events