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The Montgomery Canal’s Aston Nature Reserve extension is being built as part of a Lottery-funded restoration project

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September 2018

Following three liftbridge closures on the Scottish Lowland canals, the Scottish Government has provided extra funding – but waterways supporters are not convinced that it will save the system

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September 2018

Following the continued hot and dry weather, the Canal & River Trust announced that a long section of the trans-Pennine length of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal would close until further notice

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September 2018

Rain and thunder may have punctuated the evenings of the Crick Boat Shows, but the days combined fair weather and bright prospects for canal boatbuilders

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August 2018

CRT relaunches for ‘wellbeing’

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

The Canal & River Trust launched its new logo in May

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August 2018

A new romantic comedy set on London’s canals is coming out in July

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July 2018

Waterways campaigners and boating groups fear that the Union and Forth & Clyde canals could be slipping back into dereliction - but Scottish Canals 
says it’s working towards a sustainable future. So who’s right?

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July 2018

Emma Smith, author and wartime boatwoman, has died

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July 2018

Environmentalist Dhruv Boruah is pedalling his bike on the canals to collect plastic and raise awareness of the problems that it causes

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June 2018

The Canal & River Trust has said lock paddles left raised were cause of the embankment collapse that shut part of the Shropshire Union Canal just outside Middlewich

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June 2018

The plan to open up a length of the Cotswold Canals linking the Stroud valley to the waterways network likely to go ahead

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As the emergency closure to rebuild a lock wall at Marple extends to over seven months, we take an in-depth look at what happened, and what’s being done to repair it and prevent it happening again

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May 2018

Finsley Gate Wharf in Burnley, along the Leeds & Liverpool Canal is set to be revived

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May 2018

Owners of widebeam craft will be paying more for licences than narrrowboaters following the Canal & River Trust’s licensing review

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May 2018

Advance tickets holders save 15% on the entry price and children aged 16 years and under receive free entry on all three days of the show

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April 2018

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