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.

Great Bedwyn and Backwards

Arriving at Great Bedwyn on Saturday morning we struggled to moor alongside the reeds. Resorting to the gang plank ...More

Montgomery Canal grant boosts restoration hopes

Montgomery Canal

A boost has been given to the restoration of the Montgomery Canal by a £160,000 development grant from the Heritage ...More

Dream K&A Mooring with Cherries on Top

Foraged Cherries

After a very nice coconut curry at The Cunning with relies from Tilehurst but without Inky (as we were dining ...More

Hairy Biker helps cook up Ferret Appeal!

FMC narrowboat Ferret

T V’s ‘Hairy Biker’ Dave Myers is backing a fund-raising appeal by the Canal & River Trust (C R T) ...More

Chester to host 2014 IWA Campaign Festival

Tower Wharf 2010 rally

Over the weekend of 6 – 8th June 2014 Chester will be the venue for a major National Campaign Festival by ...More

Harry Arnold MBE gets awarded again!

Harry Arnold

The I W A’s premier award, the Cyril Styring Trophy, has just been awarded to Harry Arnold MBE. Harry is a ...More

Boat gets jammed in HNC lock 9c – again!

Boat sunk in lock

A boater and her dog had a lucky escape when her boat became jammed in a Pennine lock exit as ...More

Leeds & Liverpool closed by embankment collapse

Leeds & Liverpool Breach

C R T have had to close a busy section of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal to boats and towpath users. The canal ...More

Energy Saving in the canal liveaboard galley

canalboat kettles

One big change when you leave dry land behind to live afloat is you have to become much more fuel efficient. ...More

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