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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.
11 September 2017
Glandŵr Cymru, the Canal & River Trust charity in Wales, is inviting visitors to reach new spiritual heights at the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Llangollen Canal World Heritage Site in North Wales - by joining in an outdoor yoga session overlooking the stunning Dee Valley.
Angling clubs across the country are being encouraged to nominate venues for the 2018 Canal Pairs Championship.
6 September 2017
The historic Dundas Basin, on the Kennet & Avon Canal outside Bath, was honoured with a Red Wheel plaque from the Transport Trust today. The unveiling marks the significance of the Basin which has a Grade I Listed aqueduct, built by John Rennie, and forms an important junction with the Somerset Coal Canal.
Birmingham’s city centre canals are set to host a brand-new festival, which will celebrate their history and allow you to explore their charms and activities.
1 September 2017
Fabrications is presented by Super Slow Way and supported by the Canal & River Trust as part of our Arts on the Waterways programme. From 7-30 September venues and historic locations across Pennine Lancashire, in the heart of the birthplace of Britain’s textile industry, will play host to arts events, exhibitions and installations in celebration of this remarkable legacy.
31 August 2017
Following the completion of the opening stages of our boat licensing consultation, we’ve published a report on the views aired in the second stage of the consultation.
Thousands of votes have been cast for the nation’s favourite flower-filled boats in our inaugural Boats in Bloom awards and we’re now ready to announce the winners.