The first boat passed through the site of the breach on the Middlewich Arm of the Shropshire Union, after repairs were completed just before Christmas
Vandalism resulting in a flood causing damage to local businesses has resulted in lock hours limits on the L&L
Boats will be required to have suitable Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarms or fail Boat Safety Scheme examination
Locks, bridges, tunnels, channels and towpaths are all on the agenda for Waterway Recovery Group’s restoration volunteers in 2019, as it plans a programme with a slight Midlands flavour to it...
Work could start in 2020 on creating the terminus of the first phase of reopening the Cotswold Canals
An extra £5.35m announced by Transport Scotland will pay for repairs to immediate problems plaguing Scotland’s canals
Four years ago the Canal & River Trust launched a last-ditch attempt to revive commercial freight carrying on the larger waterways before it died out completely. How has it fared since then?
More than three thousand people enjoyed the Anderton Boat Lift’s Firework Spectacular on Saturday 27 October
A 1960s amphibious car and numerous canoes and kayaks and other small craft took to the water to mark the opening of the slipway
A further bridge failure in Edinburgh has meant closures in Scotland’s cash-strapped Lowland canals
Two Trans-Pennine routes shut by water shortages reopened in September – but the Canal & River Trust says the Leeds & Liverpool is expected to remain shut until at least the end of October
The Boat Safety Scheme is to be modified next year subject to a consultation
Steve Haywood fights the corner for more diversity in boating
Concerned at those taking risks crossing the Pontcysyllte on the Llangollen Canal, the Canal & River Trust has launched a campaign to encourage people to cross safely
As the canal system continues to suffer the after-effects of the hot dry early summer, we ask the Canal & River Trust what the prognosis is for routes affected by water shortage, and for the longer term future
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