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Fenland fees in force

Yesterday, 12:23

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

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

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The Inland Waterways Association’s challenge gets people exploring off-the-beaten-track locations along the canals

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The flight on the North Oxford Canal looks set to notch up yet another year as CRT’s busiest

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The annual increase in boat licence fees for 2020 has been set by the Canal & River Trust

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Yorkshire’s Aire & Calder Navigation is finally set to go ahead with long-awaited plans for large commercial freight barges

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Richard MacKenzie embarked on a litter-pick running the entire length of the Oxford Canal

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Problems with leakage on the Macclesfield Canal have led to a winter stoppage being brought forward

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Waterways diversity under threat

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Waterways maintenance company The Rothen Group has warned that the explosion in duckweed is threatening marine life and is calling for a sustainable solution

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A five-year programme to create England’s first coast-to-coast canoe trail has been completed

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A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place at the opening of Lock 15 of the Woolsthorpe flight on the Grantham Canal following rebuilding by volunteers

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Don’t miss the boat on a rare opportunity to turn your passion into a successful career. Graham Wharmby enjoyed pleasure boating for 15 years before moving to France and taking the plunge to build a successful Boatshed brokerage.

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10 pubs on the River Wey Navigation

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

We have gathered 10 great pubs to visit along the River Wey Navigation

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The Wey & Arun Canal Trust is enlisting the help of 1,000 tiny bugs to help control an invasive water fern which can threaten other canal life

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A new transport corridor to connect the HS2 high speed railway to Derby may scupper the Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust’s plans to reopen the Derby Canal, unless a more expensive option for the link is chosen

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The CRT has launched its ‘prospectus for London’, highlighting the ways that its waterways can contribute to “good growth, prosperity and wellbeing”

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We have gathered some great pubs on the Stourport Ring (part 2) to complement our cruise guide

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After spending the first part of this varied Midland circuit amid quiet rural scenery, this month we head through the Black Country and Birmingham before returning to the countryside again

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Figures from the Canal & River Trust indicate that Britain’s waterways would be free of plastic if every visitor to the canals did this one thing

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Ditch the boat and follow the footsteps of King Offa along the ancient earthworks which created Welsh border country. Daniel Parry set out on a four-hour foray in the hills

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Why is a highways body supporting a canal restoration to the tune of £4m? We follow the story of the M5 motorway and the ‘Missing Mile’...

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The Angling Trust and CRT have announced the details of their Let’s Fish! angling participation campaign for 2019

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June 2019

How the canals are preparing for the UK’s new high speed railway

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June 2019

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