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Planning & design
All you need to know about planning and design on our canals and rivers
Find a winter mooring
Find a cosy section of canal to hunker down in this winter
10 reasons to take up canoeing
It's a great way to get fit and explore our waterways at the same time
Share the Space
Take a look at our common sense guide to sharing the towpath
Find a place to fish
From reservoirs to club-managed canals and river stretches - find your nearest place to fish
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With over 95 canals, rivers, reservoirs, docks and navigations, find out more about your favourite waterway
Something for everyone
Help us make a difference and have fun along the way. Find your perfect volunteer role today
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Desmond Family Canoe Trail
If you're aged 16-25 and would like to get involved with this exciting project, please get in touch
Could you be a volunteer lock keeper?
Find out what's involved with this popular volunteering opportunity
We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
Saturday 19 August saw the Shropshire Union Canal host the 102nd top flight national angling championships as nearly 500 of the nation’s top anglers descend on the area.
The Shropshire Union Canal played host this month to the Angling Trust Division 1 National Championship. See the links below for the list of winners, teams that took part and all the news and information from the event.
And the winners are - watch again as the results are announced on our Facebook Live video
Who's taking part
There are 49 teams taking part in this year's championship. Find out who's on the list
Division 1 National update
Information for all those anglers and teams taking part
Match fishing quiz
Meet your match - can your reel in the answers to our match fishing quiz?
Whether you're a local resident, boater or towpath visitor, here's what you need to know
Division 1 National comes to Shropshire
John Ellis, our national fisheries & angling manager, reviews this year's championship
In the news
News about the championships and how to follow the event on Facebook
Last date edited: 11 September 2017