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.

River Thames heading to Reading

At Wallingford the council would like to relieve you of £5 for mooring overnight. (See ...More

CRT fee increases may close some hire firms.

canal day hire boat

There are fears that some canal hire boat firms may go out of business because of Canal and River Trust changes ...More

IWA Festival gets lowest attendance for 60 years.

IWA rally 2013

There was a low turn out of visitors and small number of trade boats at the 2013 IWA Festival; ...More

£100 parking fines for Thames boaters

Weybridge moorings

Private ‘traffic wardens’ will be issuing £100 fines for over staying boats on three E A moorings on ...More

The River Thames – Oxford to Wallingford

At Osney Lock at Oxford we paid our £36.50 to the lock keeper for a forty eight hour pass ...More

Liveaboards head south towards Oxford and the River Thames

Sunday. The rain dripped with tedious monotony outside. The melting ice from the defrosting fridge dripped irritatingly inside. This ...More

Environment Agency Rivers won’t join CRT

River Thames

E A Rivers won’t now become part of the Canal & River Trust in 2015 as was promised when the ...More

Liveaboard character building and energy saving

We ended our blustery day before Somerton Lock having been advised by two passing fellow boaters that the lock was ...More

Birmingham Canals Main Line Closed by Vandals

Wolverhampton locks

Vandals who opened top and bottom paddles along a flight of 21 locks have closed the main access into the ...More

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