Canal & Waterways News and Features

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.

‘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

Boat licence fees shock extra 4% rise

CRT boat licence fees will rise in October by an additional 4% on top of the 4% April rise to ...More

Water shortage crisis closes more canals

The Leeds and Liverpool Canal will have lock flights closed from July 18th and the Rochdale Canal and Kennet and ...More

Macclesfield & Peak Forest locks closed

Lock flights on the Macclesfield & Peak Forest canals will be closed from June 24th, so no through passage for ...More

Stafford Riverway Link double celebration

The Stafford Riverway Link (SRL) community group is holding a two-day fete at its Baswich site, on 28 and 29 ...More

Horse drawn trip boat is looking for a rescuer

Any horse-lovers and boat-lovers like to learn the skill of towing a canal boat by horsepower and come to ...More

£5 million award towards Chesterfield Restoration

An award of £5.3m from the Staveley Towns Fund will add another half a mile to the canal’s restoration. The ...More

The Montgomery Canal Triathlon is back!

After the disruption of the last two years plans are being made for the return of the Montgomery Canal Triathlon, ...More

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