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.

Toxic fumes big killer of boaters

Boaters must ‘wise up’ to the risk of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning says a recent BSS report.   ...More

More marinas despite fifth of berths vacant

20% of canal marina berths are reported to be vacant, so why are so many new marinas still being planned and built ...More

Spending on canal dredging to double.

Canal boaters will be pleased to hear that spending on canal dredging will be doubled over the next ten years, ...More

Canal Cleanup celebrates Guillotine restoration!

Dozens of people helped out on a canal clean up and work party at King’s Norton Junction over the week ...More

Choosing a canal holiday – what about Winter?

Choosing a canal holiday means picking the best time to go. Winter canal holidays are one of the best kept holiday ...More

Taking the long (canal) way home

Dutton Viaduct on the River Weaver

Boat owners who have not been able to get their boats back to their home moorings because of the breaches on ...More

10 tips to help plan your canal holiday

A canal boat holiday is a social activity, so when the job of planning a canal holiday gets dumped ...More

Up to half live-aboards ‘break licence terms’

Summer liveaboards

Up to half of the 4,400 ‘live-aboards’ – people living on boats on canals and rivers –  ‘are not doing ...More

Unlicenced Boat Owners fined over £2000.

Two River Thames’ boat owners have been fined a total of £2,167 for not having a valid licence for their boats ...More

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