We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
Take a closer look at our canals and rivers and discover new ways to enjoy them
2 March 2016
Sara Banning is one of our education co-ordinators responsible for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) community engagement. Helen Sime is our mechanical and electrical delivery manager. They were keen to share why our waterways are a great place for young women to use their maths and science skills.
24 February 2016
Day boat hire on the canals offers the chance to spoil hard-working mums with a relaxing and memorable day. Why not take a posh picnic or stop for a pub lunch along the way?
29 February 2016
We've been very busy this year. As well as the usual maintenance, our clean-ups have been somewhat dominated by the recent flooding. With the help of volunteers selflessly spending hours with us, we have achieved some wonderful results. Check out what we've been up to.
15 February 2016
Here at the Trust we welcome the help of volunteers from all walks of life. Many of our teams work closely with university students, both on long-term placements and for shorter stretches of time. For student volunteering week we caught up with Cybeles Nunziata; who has been helping us to tidy the waterways around Leicester, and Teveil Walker; a student volunteer with our environment team.
27 January 2016
George Findley has been making fenders for 40 years and is a well-known figure in the boating community. He talks to us about the art of fender-making and shows us how it’s done.
22 January 2016
In this exciting new series we're profiling major historical figures in the angling world. We'll tell you about the real life heroes who have devoted time, energy and sometimes their entire lives to fisheries conservation and the development of angling.
15 January 2016
If you’ve never taken a boating holiday before now’s your time…
13 January 2016
Her Majesty the Queen will be celebrating her 90th birthday this year. We’re joining with Keep Britain Tidy and a number of other organisations to get the country spruced up in time for the celebrations.
22 December 2015
The internet is full New Year resolution ideas, none of which you’ll keep. So we’ve decided to be a little more helpful and made a list of the resolutions we really don’t think you should make…
21 December 2015
For those of you who have left present shopping a little late this year, or have struggled to pick something for a loved one - we have some unique ideas for you to take away.