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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.

Crick Boatshow 2023

Crick Boat Show 2023 is set to be the most exciting edition of Britain's largest and most popular inland waterways festival. ...More

Avoiding lock hang ups and sinkings

Every year, lock cills catch boaters unaware, no matter how experienced they are. Once a vessel’s caught on a cill ...More

Canal boat breakdown callouts rise again

Canal boat  breakdown  call-outs due to electrical, fuel and engine issues, flat batteries, over-heating and gear box failures etc., rose ...More

Will £14M really restore the Montgomery canal?

‘£16 Million Funding Announced to Restore the Montgomery Canal’ a headline proclaimed. Sadly even these useful millions (actually £13.9M) from ...More

Closed locks will be locked again over winter

Locks on closed North and North West canals which were temporarily reopened over the October half term to allow limited ...More

Highest ever canal boat breakdown callouts

Boat breakdowns, frequently caused by fuel issues or lack of maintenance, probably reached their highest level ever in 2022. River ...More

So what have canals ever done for us?

What would you say if someone asks you ‘What have canals ever done for us?’. The IWA has produced a ...More

‘Perfect storm’ causes closures and groundings

Years of reduced rainfall, summer drought and faulty dams are resulting in a ‘perfect storm’ of lock and canal closures ...More

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