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Holiday boating is back on Britain’s canals and rivers - and it looks set for a belated summer boom

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The Canal & River Trust and the Inland Waterways Association were both urging Ministers not to sacrifice this summer’s holiday boating

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Can waterways businesses be saved?

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Some businesses that enrich our waterways may not survive the lockdown

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The waterways are gradually coming back to life after the Coronavirus related lockdown

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With the extended lockdown period due for review soon after this issue appears in print, it is not known how long restrictions on canals and towpaths will continue

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Fenland fees in force

Friday, March 27, 2020

Boat licensing for craft on the formerly free-to-navigate Middle Level Navigations will come into force soon

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CRT moves towards cash-free

Friday, March 27, 2020

Cash payments for “large purchases” such as boat licences will no longer be accepted by the Canal & River Trust from 1 April this year, as it continues to move away from cash

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The Calder & Hebble Navigation is likely to remain shut for a year as a result of damage caused by the winter floods

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This striking new bridge over the Forth & Clyde Canal in Glasgow has been given the go-ahead

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Two reports have been published about last year’s structural failure at Toddbrook Reservoir

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Waterways hit by coronavirus

Friday, March 27, 2020

Crick Boat Show postponed, many events cancelled. Museums, trip boats, theatre, working parties all curtailed

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Crick Boat Show has become the latest inland waterways event to be put on hold as a result of the Coronovirus threat

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CRT applauds rising band of volunteers

Thursday, February 27, 2020

The Canal & River Trust is celebrating a rise in community spirit on the nation’s canals with record numbers of people volunteering

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We found out how the badges will help disabled members of the boating community

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Levels of boater satisfaction with the Trust’s waterways has been reported in the monthly and annual surveys

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