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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

The death of a young boy who fell from the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct leads Steve to question who is responsible

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May 2019

A possible 'facilities payment' for boaters on London's waterways is among the IWA's proposals for dealing with pressure on the capital's canals and rivers

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May 2019

An inquest into a fatal fall from the aqueduct on the Llangollen Canal in 2016 has recorded the death as 'misadventure'

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May 2019

Canal crimewaves are few and far between but it makes sense to consider a few prudent precautions... and a watchdog on board helps, says Neil Barnett

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April 2019

Vandalism resulting in a flood causing damage to local businesses has resulted in lock hours limits on the L&L

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The Great Ouse systsem combines an attractive upper river navigation; a typical straight, wide Fenland waterway; and a whole series of tributaries, all with their own character

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January 2019

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