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Get ready for Birmingham Canal Festival on 16th and 17th September. A festival is coming to Birmingham’s canals that will feature fishing, a floating market, film screenings and much more

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With the August Bank Holiday approaching and (touch wood!) the current weather forecast suggesting that there might at least be a few sunny intervals over the weekend, here are a selection of waterways events that you might be tempted to visit…

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Video: Video: BBC on London moorings

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Over-crowding on the London waterways was discussed on BBC Breakfast

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Within three years, the first boats are set to return to another restored stretch of the Montgomery Canal, following the launch of a £4m Lottery-backed restoration project

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The Queen returned to Scotland’s waterways to name the country’s newest navigable link

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River Thames running short of water

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Despite the wet weather in recent days, the inland waterways are still feeling the effects of the dry winter and spring with the River Thames now running low

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Artful ways to slow down

Thursday, June 22, 2017

3D sleeping policeman unveiled by Canal & River Trust to slow people down on towpaths

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Kennet & Avon Canal dredging completed

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Completion of a programme of dredging means that the Kennet & Avon Canal should be easier going for boaters

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Code for good canal boating launched

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The Residential Boat Owners Association is hoping to foster considerate behaviour and good practice on the canals with new voluntary code of practice

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Leeds & Liverpool Canal implemented with night-time closures to help conserve supplies

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Despite the dry winter and spring, canal reservoirs are still full enough, but for how long?

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Get set for Crick Boat Show 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

From Saturday 27th - Monday 29th May, Crick Boat Show is back

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Boats on the canals are suffering more often from engine, fuel and electrical faults, judging from the number of callouts to breakdown specialists River Canal Rescue

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