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.

Waterways Patron now heads up DEFRA

The Rt. Hon. Owen Paterson MP, well known for taking a keen interest in canals, has been given an influential ...More

IWA Birmingham goes fishing for trollies!

A series of canal clean ups and work parties have been organised as well as the annual BCN Clean up ...More

Nights at the Museum – Frights and Real Ales

If you like a good spooky scare, or just prefer to relax with a selection of real ales, the NWM ...More

Olympic Passenger Boats Firm goes Bust

The firm which had a 15 year deal with BW to run passengers boats in East London has gone into ...More

Waterway Recovery Group Reunion ‘Bash’

Waterway Recovery Group at work

A volunteer reunion is being held in Nov by the WRG, who were rescuing canals long before the ‘big society’ ...More

Rootless Forest cruises Birmingham routes

A mini-forest made of real trees and soil planted onto a converted canal hopper is due to travel the canals ...More

Close that weedhatch or get sinking feeling!

Owners of boats with weed hatches are being reminded by the Boat Safety Scheme (BSS) to make a routine of ...More

Dukinfield Cleanup commemorates ‘Ashtac’.

The Manchester Branch of The Inland Waterways Association (IWA)in partnership with the Canal & River Trust is planning a weekend ...More

Canals Breaking on to Google

Two sections of the Canal & River Trust’s (CRT) waterway network can now be ‘Googled’ as the first step in ...More

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