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a long boat that carries freight and is narrow enough to be used in canals

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OLD woman who admitted a charge of affray arising out of an incident involving a fellow narrowboat owner on the canal at Elland has been sentenced to 14 months in prison suspended for a year.
There are more than 80 start points for narrowboat holidays on a network of aquatic arteries that takes in beautiful countryside and city centres - and offers plenty of cosy pubs to moor up beside.
A deal for a week's hire of a six-berth narrowboat starting next weekend costs from PS900.
A queue of around 15 narrowboats formed on the canal while waiting for the fault to be repaired.
British provider of financial services Santander UK on Friday revealed that the Santander Foundation has donated GBP4,500 to the Hillingdon Narrowboats Association (HNA).
e two-day event has been organised by the Canal and River Trust and the Historic Narrow Boat Club and will see visitors on Saturday and Sunday given the chance to get up close and personal with the narrowboat Swift.
Mat Luke Our journey took us through some beautiful scenery, past some delightful pubs and introduced us to a wide range of narrowboat enthusiasts.
Four miles an hour might not sound like the sort of speed to set the pulse racing, but when you are about to squeeze a 57ft narrowboat through a 7ft gap, it feels quite fast enough.
But I had my doubts about a pair of leggy and bouncy whippets in the confines of a narrowboat - even after my sister pointed out that the patrons of the whippet rescue charity she is involved with were a couple who had crossed the Channel and cruised through France on a narrowboat& with a whippet.
Narrowboats go at about walking pace, and for a while I got extra exercise walking beside the boat and chatting to the others on deck.
FOR October half-term, families can enjoy a boating holiday on the picturesque Llangollen Canal in North Wales and save 15% on the week's hire of all narrowboats from the Chirk base courtesy of specialist boating holiday agency, Waterways Holidays.
For those beginners and experienced boaters, Yorke, an artist and writer, describes all aspects of narrowboats, including their history on the English canals from 1760 to the present, different types, functions of different areas from the hull to the engine, the special decoration, how to cruise them on canals in Britain, and buying and living on a narrowboat.
Next it's all aboard a sedate barge captioned Narrowboats by Canalman53.
All three offences relate to an incident back in April while she and the complainant Keith Newman were living on neighbouring narrowboats which were moored up near Elland Bridge.
LIVE music, food and entertainment plus lots of traditional working narrowboats will be on show at Liverpool's Eldonian Village Canal Festival this weekend.