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TV ‘barging’ boosts boat hire

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Channel 5’s Celebrity Carry on Barging has boosted canal holiday bookings

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How will the new HS2 high speed railway affect the Trent & Mersey Canal?

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Join a canal boat crew and learn the ropes at this year’s National Canal Boating Open Day with free trips on skippered narrowboats

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A waterways festival is to be held in East London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to mark the reopening of the unique Carpenter’s Road Lock, the final link in the area’s waterways network

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After yet another ‘bridge bash’ resulting in damage to a historic structure, the Canal & River trust has renewed its appeal to road vehicle drivers to slow down and pay more attention when crossing old canal bridges.

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Sign up, get your trainers on and prepare for a picturesque half marathon or 10k

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There is also an appeal for old photographs, maps, documents and artefacts relating to the Lowgates area of Staveley

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Take a 360-degree tour of the first private boat from Ortomarine

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Calling all would-be lockies! There are vacancies around the country

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The waterway’s long-term survival relies on funding as authorities face a £6m backlog

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The CRT is urging drivers to slow down after yet another ‘bridge bash’ in December left a repair bill and “a small bit of history lost”

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Support the new proposed route, which will result in less damage for the waterway

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The Trust will be beginning the recruitment process for his replacement immediately

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A flat rate for all craft over 50ft has been replaced with a sliding scale, with the longest boats seeing the greatest rise

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Boats will not be able to pass each other inside the tunnel if the proposed improvements are carried out

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