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.

Sunken boats should be floated more quickly

Boat sunk in lock

Boats sunk in locks have closed canals for weeks whilst plans are made to remove them. In a bid to speed ...More

Award winning tour boat seeks new duck and drake!

Wandering Duck

A canal boat tour business has gone up for sale despite just winning a tourism award for the second year on the run. ...More

Bike powered ‘Water Bed’ for inner city camping?

Water Bed

A London based liveaboard has built a small canal boat that can be towed by bicycle. A natural update on ...More

Rare canal books go for auction in November

Bradshaws Canal Maps

Over 1000 rare and historic canal and river books will go up for sale by auction on November 4th, including works ...More

Long Term Moorings ‘selling’ now online?

Mooring for sale sign

The ‘sale of … long term moorings’ is the aim of a new Canal and River Trust website, but before you ...More

Living Waterways Awards Winners Announced


The first winners of the C & R T’s Living Waterways Awards have just been revealed. The awards aim to recognise ...More

Manchester wants more visiting boaters.

Manchester boaters

“Be very careful where you moor … and do not offer anyone a ride in your boat.”  That was the advice ...More

Book your CRT winter moorings now!

winter mooring

Winter moorings for 2015-16 went on sale from October 1st, offering boaters the chance to tie up for the winter at ...More

Police think fugitive is living on a canal boat

Fugitive Christopher Bunn

Recognise this man? Police think he may be staying on a canal boat with an unsuspecting family or with friends. Sussex ...More


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