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23 March 2017
We are encouraging people living in Aylesbury who can’t resist jumping in puddles to pull on a pair of wellies and head out onto the Grand Union Canal for one final splash before work begins to resurface the towpath.
Keen canoeist Andrew Percy, Minister for the Northern Powerhouse, joined Richard Parry, our chief executive, and young people aged 16-19 at a new canoe taster session in Goole on Friday 17 March, as the town looks forward to hosting England’s first coast-to-coast canoe trail.
22 March 2017
A former canal wharf at Froghall Basin on the Caldon Canal in Staffordshire is being brought back to life, thanks to a partnership between us and a local entrepreneur.
We have started a major project to improve 600 metres of the Oxford Canal towpath in Rugby.
Cumbria’s forgotten canal is to be rediscovered with the construction of a new £184,000 towpath trail from Kendal to Natland, thanks to members of the Lancaster Canal Regeneration Partnership.
20 March 2017
Visitors to the canals of North West England are promised excellent customer service from our staff, thanks to a trailblazing training programme.
17 March 2017
We have responded to the Government’s consultation on the next phase of the HS2 high speed rail line, and set out a series of measures to protect the nation’s historic waterways.
16 March 2017
We have ‘flown-in’ a team of Air Cadets to help improve a popular stretch of towpath in Dudley.
Alongside the Angling Trust, we have announced details of this years’ popular Stillwater Championships.
15 March 2017
We are improving 500 metres of towpath along the Kennet & Avon Canal so that visitors no longer need to dodge puddles or end up with soggy socks when visiting this popular waterway.