Canal & Waterways News and Features

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.

Rochdale Canal finally fully reopens to boaters

Ten months after the 2015 Boxing Day floods a major east west route reopens to boaters,  a much needed boost to ...More

Epic 127 mile trans Pennine canal birthday party!

The historic short boat Kennet is crossing the Pennines this month on a 127 mile ‘water party’ to celebrate 200 ...More

Online booking for boaters to be trialled

Boaters will soon be able to try a new online self-service booking system to use some of CRT’s most famous north ...More

20 sunken boats to be raised to reduce flood risk

About 20 sunken boats in the River Hull will be removed by RCR as part of a Council plan to ...More

Defibrillator installed at Leicestershire Marina

One of the first defibrillators based in a Leicestershire marina has just been installed at the L R Harris Old ...More

Lack of moorings stops boaters visiting London

Finding a place to moor deterred 85% of boaters who hadn’t visited London by boat and most boaters would consider ...More

High Rents blamed for ‘Naval Invasion’

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

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