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.

Cropredy Before the Convention!

On drawing the curtains this morning we saw a cluster of ducklings, huddled and soft  and sleepy. Their mother stood ...More

Yellow Duck (DUKW) Sinks with 31 Passengers

A bright yellow ex W W 2 landing craft with 31 passengers onboard sank on June 15th. All were rescued when ...More

NWM Trainees Keeping Narrowboats Afloat

Three keen young N. W. M. trainees are to learn narrow boat repair & restoration skills to help the fight to save the ...More

River Weaver Freight Traffic Sails Away

Future use of the historic Frodsham Wharf on the River Weaver – one of the last to be regularly used ...More

Erewash Canal Boat Rally Double Celebration

Around 115 boats entered a three day rally on the Erewash Canal, with just over 80 boats making it to ...More

Etruria Canals Festival attracts nearly 7000

The 2013 Etruria Canals Festival – the 20th in the series – held on 1-2 June at the ...More

Braunston marina plans get thumbs down

Plans for another marina in the Braunston area have been turned down by the local council. In an eight votes to ...More

The Journey Begins, Crick to Braunston

Here’s our green man at the bow guiding us through the changing seasons of our journey on the cut ...More

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