News

Ian Rogers

New CRT Customer Services chief

The Canal & River Trust now has a Head of Customer Services, with the appointment of Ian Rogers from insurance broker Aon to the new senior role.

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Wappenshall Warehouse

£1m canal warehouse grant at risk

A National Lottery grant of £1m to restore the historic Thomas Telford warehouses and canal basin at Wappenshall hangs in the balance, as the Shrewsbury & Newport Canals Trust appeals for help in a last-ditch attempt to raise £500,000.

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London Boat Show

Get set for the London Boat Show

If you’re interested in innovation on the water, the place this to be week is the London Boat Show – 77 boats will make their debut, there will be a raft of technology launches and there will be some fascinating high-tech show firsts.

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Wigan Pier

A ‘Canal Quarter’ for Wigan

Plans to regenerate the area around Wigan Pier to create a ‘Canal Quarter’ on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal have taken a step forward with agreement of a ten-year masterplan by developers and Wigan Council.

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Waterways

Carpenters Road Lock

£2.7m Lottery win for canals

£2.7m Lottery win for canals

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Fradley saved from HS2 threat

The Trent & Mersey and Coventry Canals around Fradley Junction will not now suffer from anything like the impact originally threatened by the HS2 high speed railway, thanks to changes made to the rail plans.

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Mud, glorious mud

These are just a few of over 60 volunteers from Waterway Recovery Group (WRG) and the Kent & East Sussex Canal Restoration Group (KESCRG) who have been getting to the bottom of things at Inglesham Lock on the Cotswold Canals.

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Keep your cool

James Turner explains some technical aspects of fridges for boats and compares a selection from the key suppliers for power consumption and price

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Canal Boats

Do you Paint or Polish?

Always a question for boat owners to consider, James Oakley from Bullet Polish offers some invaluable tips on the subject.

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Fradley saved from HS2 threat

The Trent & Mersey and Coventry Canals around Fradley Junction will not now suffer from anything like the impact originally threatened by the HS2 high speed railway, thanks to changes made to the rail plans.

Read more »

Mud, glorious mud

These are just a few of over 60 volunteers from Waterway Recovery Group (WRG) and the Kent & East Sussex Canal Restoration Group (KESCRG) who have been getting to the bottom of things at Inglesham Lock on the Cotswold Canals.

Read more »

Keep your cool

James Turner explains some technical aspects of fridges for boats and compares a selection from the key suppliers for power consumption and price

Read more »