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23 February 2017
Old Ford Lock on the River Lee in Hackney Wick was given a vital deep clean last week, thanks to a team of a dozen local volunteers who joined us to transform the stretch.
Visitors and boaters to Lapworth will be able to enjoy better facilities and experience a spruced up environment thanks to the efforts of local volunteers working with us.
21 February 2017
Motorists are being called to slow down when crossing historic canal bridges after a driver caused around £45,000 worth of damage to a bridge over the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal.
20 February 2017
The winners of the Canal & River Trust’s ‘Catch of the Year’ competition, to find the best examples of angling success across the 2,000 mile of waterways the charity cares for, have been announced this week.
A large safe has been discovered in the depths of the Regent's Canal in King's Cross.
We are announcing the start of the first phase of an independent consultation about how boats are licensed on our waterways. The current licensing system has remained largely unchanged for more than two decades and is often cited by boat owners as being complex and out of date.
17 February 2017
Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey visited Birmingham to find out more about the vital role that local people are playing in helping to care for and promote the city’s famous network of canals.
14 February 2017
Plans to improve a children’s playground on Marsh Lane in Nantwich near the Shropshire Union Canal are set to go ahead.
We have started a month long project to repair and replace a number of lock gates along the Leicester Line section of the Grand Union Canal.
8 February 2017
Over 15,000 tonnes of silt is set to be dredged from the Ribble Link and parts of the Lancaster Canal near Preston.