Canal & Waterways News and Features

Waterways News & Features about what's happening on the UK Canals and Rivers

Canal Junction has regular news updates on canal matters, progress reports on the many canal restoration and rebuilding schemes and special features about UK canals and inland waterways.

High Rents blamed for ‘Naval Invasion’

houseboat not apartments

If you’re under 35, it looks like someone has played a mean prank with the property ladder by ripping out ...More

Central Shires lacks identity and is to be closed

Central Shires closed

Central Shires, one of CRT’s 11 local areas will soon be closed with its staff and responsibilities split between three ...More

Bridges reopened to boaters after Christmas floods

Elland Bridge rebuilding

Boaters are again able to reach Hebden Bridge and the Rochdale Canal via the Calder and Hebble six months after ...More

More boat deaths due to Carbon Monoxide

Broads deaths

Following a recent tragedy on the Broads the Boat Safety Scheme (BSS) has issued another warning to boat owners about ...More

Fens cruise finally succeeds after EA clears silted lock

Boats in Fulney lock

An IWA Fens campaign cruise has finally gone ahead after having to be cancelled twice due to the state of ...More

Big rebuild starts on Grantham Canal locks

Grantham Canal lock

Two 200 year old derelict locks on the Grantham Canal are being brought back into working use for the first ...More

Leeds & Liverpool canal to get 30 new mileposts.

Leeds Liverpool Milepost

Thirty new heritage mileposts have been cast in iron to mark the Leeds & Liverpool Canal Bicentenary – part of ...More

£40 for a Bridgewater Canal return journey?

Worsley on the Bridgewater Canal

Boaters may be charged £40 to use the Bridgewater Canal if they want to make a return journey. Boaters using ...More

Bingley Three rise to top lock keeper’s award

Lock keeper of year

Three Bingley Five Rise lock keepers on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal have jointly become ‘Lock Keeper of the Year ...More

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