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26 September 2017
More than 5,000 visitors helped to celebrate the city’s waterways last weekend. Sheffield Waterfront Festival, the city’s biggest festival of its kind, was organised by us and Kelham Island Museum with support from the River Stewardship Company and coincided with this year’s global celebrations for World Rivers Day.
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.