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25 September 2017
The Llangollen Canal, one of Britain’s most spectacular waterways, takes centre stage in BBC Countryfile Magazine’s 10th anniversary issue, with a feature on a canal boat family holiday by presenter John Craven.
22 September 2017
Yesterday (21 September) we held our Annual Public Meeting at The Bond, Birmingham, attended by a mix of waterway stakeholders, partners, boat licence holders and members of the media.
21 September 2017
Our North Wales & Borders Partnership will be hosting its annual public showcase in Northwich on Friday 13 October - and everyone’s invited.
19 September 2017
We are carrying out repairs to Lock 44, Yew Tree Lock on the Trent & Mersey Canal in Stoke.
Crowther Bridge near Brighouse is now open, as work finishes on the flood-hit bridge.
Families living near the Chesterfield Canal are invited to come along and take part in a free fishing taster session.
A new bee hive project organised by a Syrian refugee and Sanctuary Kirklees is set to get visitors buzzing at our Standedge Tunnel Visitor Centre, near Marsden, West Yorkshire.
12 September 2017
A new waterside welcome station has been opened by us in Marple, near Stockport, to offer tourist information and advice to visitors – we are appealing for new volunteers to get involved with running it.
We are launching a new certificate that commemorates any boaters completing the 30 locks that make up Tardebigge Lock Flight in Worcestershire.
The heritage of a historic midlands canal junction has been recognised with a prestigious commemorative plaque.