Welcome to the new New Year 2018 – what shall we name it?

It’s almost here, the sparkly fresh new #New Year and we name it 2018 – which seems appropriate in the digital #technologicalindustrialrevolution we find ourselves in. But, being human, we add the human warm and welcoming hip, hip, hooray accompanied by champagne, or anything fizzy and we remember family, friends and things we did right, […]

By |December 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Entering into the Christmas spirit

HOHOHO…HAHAHA the Coca Cola tractor has arrived – courtesy of https://www.farminguk.com  so Christmas must be coming and Michael will be ‘spreading’ the festive cheer far and wide during the countdown to Christmas!!

And speaking of countdowns, Steve Bennett, founder of Starchaser Industries https://starchaser.co.uk emailed the latest picture of his rocket Skybolt 2 being successfully launched a few weeks ago…I wonder […]

By |November 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Remember to put your clocks back tonight! End of British Summer Time…

As the clocks go back and we slip towards Winter, let’s remember that “Autumn is the year’s last loveliest smile.” (John Howard Bryant).

And a reminder to all those on boats, watch out for slips, trips and falls on these dewy mornings, and use your torch in the dark. Stay safe and enjoy the last joys […]

By |October 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Marina blog re-launches

Our blog has been looking a bit, well blogless recently – so, with bonfire night just around the corner, what better way to re-launch it than with some help from one of our very own moorer’s rockets…Steve Bennett https://starchaser.co.uk

But, on a quieter note, and one more in keeping with this season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, […]

Idle Women Featured on BBC Website

Idle Women, a women only arts centre narrowboat that was fitted out at Swanley Bridge Marina has featured on the BBC Website.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-36015697

By |April 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

John Bishop To Provide Voice Over

Comedian John Bishop is to provide the voice over for the “Unlock Runcorn canal tourism revival” promotion.
Click on the link below for the full article.

http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/john-bishop-to-provide-voice-10856085

By |February 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It is all going to be kicking off in Nantwich this Saturday!

If you are free on Saturday it is worth visiting Nantwich to see the re-enactment of the Battle of Nantwich.

http://www.innantwich.net/battleofnantwich

By |January 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We just know you’ll be “sold” on Swanley Brokerage!

We just know you’ll be sold on Swanley Brokerage!

It is January 13th & look at the boats already sold this year!
http://www.swanleybrokerage.com/louise
http://www.swanleybrokerage.com/celtic-princess
http://www.swanleybrokerage.com/louisa-kay

Under Offer:
http://www.swanleybrokerage.com/tilly-mint

YOU JUST KNOW YOU’LL BE SOLD ON SWANLEY BROKERAGE!!

By |January 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Canal & River Trust Latest Stoppages Information

https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/notices/results/page/1?noticetypes%5B%5D=1&region=7&datefrom=&dateto=&itemcount=10&Search=Search&waterways=-1

By |October 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Great Canal Journeys Returns

Prunella Scales & Timothy West return for a third series of their delightful programme “Great Canal Journeys”.
Quintessentially British.
http://www.radiotimes.com/…/great-canal-journeys–series-3-…

By |October 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments