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24 July 2017
Our 2016/17 Annual Report, published today (Monday 24 July), records the highest levels of public support and investment in its 2,000 miles of historic waterways since they were transferred from state control five years ago.
21 July 2017
As part of the MK50 celebrations people living in Milton Keynes will have the chance to enjoy some free waterside sporting activities, as part of a summer fun day organised by us on Saturday 29 July.
A new exhibition by Bristol-based photographer Barbara Evripidou opens at the National Waterways Museum Gloucester (24 July to 20 August). Barbara turns engineering into art through her stunning images of an historic barge during a major refurbishment by us.
From an Ice Breaker to a 1960’s Pleasure Cruiser - Boats of Every Description Reveal their Stories.
18 July 2017
We are celebrating after achieving Keep Britain Tidy’s coveted Green Flag Award status for five canals – and Marple Aqueduct, England’s highest aqueduct.
13 July 2017
We are letting boaters know that the second stage of our boat licensing consultation has finished. The next and final stage will see us asking all of our boat licence holders to get involved.
12 July 2017
Acton Swing Bridge, near Northwich, is due to reopen on Monday 24 July after a six month, £1.5 million programme to repair and strengthen the bridge deck.
A new floating café has opened at Trevor Basin, close to the iconic World Heritage Site - Pontcysyllte Aqueduct on the Llangolen Canal in north east Wales, offering visitors delicious meals, cream teas and light refreshments.
11 July 2017
We have completed £1 million of improvement works to the Rochdale Canal between Sowerby Bridge and Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire.
We are giving families the chance to explore the weird and wonderful creatures lurking in the water at Fradley Junction, one of the Midlands’ best loved nature spots, on Sunday 16th July.