Narrow Escapes: Episode 17 (Channel 4, Tuesday, May 21, 2024, 4:00 p.m.)

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Narrow Escapes returns with Episode 17, airing on Channel 4 on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at 4:00 p.m. This episode once again takes us into the lives and experiences of the varied community that calls the UK’s canal network home.

In this installment, we follow the journey of Tracey and Tim, who are training their assistance dog, Ozzie. The couple heads towards Little Venice in London to launch their Accessible Waterways badge scheme, an initiative that promotes inclusivity and access to the canals for people with disabilities. It’s a heartwarming story of how Ozzie is learning to provide essential support and how Tracey and Tim are working to ensure that everyone can enjoy the beauty of the canals.

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Meanwhile, Jack and Gabby bid an emotional farewell to their narrowboat, Flora, as they move on to a new chapter in their lives. We also catch up with Roka, who takes her tulips to market, showcasing the hard work and dedication that goes into running a business on the canals.

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The episode also looks at the Pirate Castle in Camden, an organization that provides crucial access to the waterways for the local community. By offering a range of activities and experiences, the Pirate Castle ensures that people of all backgrounds can connect with the natural beauty and history of the canal network.

Narrow Escapes: Episode 17 airs on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at 4:00 p.m. on Channel 4.

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