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17 October 2017
We've begun a major overhaul of the Chesterfield Canal as part of a five-month winter maintenance programme on canals and rivers across England and Wales.
We are hosting the first international, cross-border duck race over Chirk Aqueduct on Sunday 22 October.
12 October 2017
Today we are announcing that private and business boat licence fees will rise by 3% from 1 April 2018, roughly in line with inflation forecasts for next year.
We're asking all boaters and boating groups to take part in the final stage of our consultation on the future of boat licensing.
10 October 2017
Grewelthorpe C of E Primary School in Ripon has been selected from hundreds of entries to become the winner of our inaugural national ‘Corridor for Nature’ competition.
We recently hosted a week-long programme of free canoeing and science activities for local schoolchildren in Burnley.
9 October 2017
A dredging project aimed at improving water quality and encouraging rare aquatic plants to thrive on the Grantham Canal is in full flow.
We are hosting a unique concert in Standedge canal tunnel on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal, as part of Marsden Jazz Festival in partnership with Jazz North.
6 October 2017
A historic brick hut on the banks of the River Weaver Navigation in Cheshire is being restored, thanks to us and Saltscape Landscape Partnership.
5 October 2017
We have been given £222,305 National Lottery funding from Sport England to help reduce the number of inactive older adults in Cheshire. Sport England has put tackling inactivity at the heart of its strategy ‘Towards an Active Nation’ and launched the Active Ageing fund to promote healthy exercise to people over 55.