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Inland Waterways

The Crick Boat Show is the best inland trade show – photo: Waterway Images

The Crick Boat Show is the best inland trade show – photo: Waterway Images

Carpenters Road Lock restoration complete
A £1.8m project to restore Carpenters Road Lock incorporates new gates that are a replica of the original unique design. 23 Aug 2017 - Boating Business
New sea lock gates for Essex Waterways
The second phase of a scheme to replace the sea lock gates at Heybridge Basin on the Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation is due to begin next month. 22 Aug 2017 - Boating Business
IWA objects to waterway obstructions
Navigation should not be obstructed by structures which reduce the original design width, insists the Inland Waterways Association (IWA). 14 Aug 2017 - Boating Business
Thames lock keepers win British Marine award
Two members of the Environment Agency (EA) River Thames lock keeping team have won a British Marine service award. 11 Aug 2017 - Boating Business
Research underway to develop Thames air quality strategy
New research will help to develop an air quality strategy for the tidal Thames. 10 Aug 2017 - Boating Business
Work underway to safeguard the Caledonian Canal
Boat users can be assured of another 100 year's service from a Caledonian Canal weir following a refurbishment project. 02 Aug 2017 - Boating Business
Queen Elizabeth II canal receives crowning glory
The new eastern gateway to the Forth & Clyde Canal has been officially named the Queen Elizabeth II Canal by The Queen. 02 Aug 2017 - Boating Business
Stainton Aqueduct revived with lottery funding
Stainton Aqueduct may be restored and reopened as a result of £41,000 in funding secured by the Canal & River Trust from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). 02 Aug 2017 - Boating Business
Record level of investment in Canal & River Trust
British canals have received the highest levels of public support and investment for five years. The Canal & River Trust’s 2016/17 annual report shows it spent £157m during the year, an increase of 6%. 31 Jul 2017 - Boating Business
IWA approves HS2 Derbyshire route
The blight hanging over the restoration route of the canal through Renishaw, Spinkhill and Killamarsh since January 2013 has officially been lifted. 31 Jul 2017 - Boating Business
Final Canal & River Trust licensing consultation
The final stage of the Canal & River Trust’s boat licensing consultation is due to commence mid-August. 21 Jul 2017 - Boating Business
Green flags awarded to five canals
The Canal & River Trust has secured Keep Britain Tidy’s Green Flag Award status for five canals – and Marple Aqueduct, England’s highest aqueduct. 21 Jul 2017 - Boating Business
BWML comes first
British Waterways Marinas Ltd (BWML) has come first in the Innovation & Productivity category of the Canal & River Trust’s Waterways Alive Awards for 2017. 20 Jul 2017 - Boating Business
Acton Swing Bridge reopens
Acton Swing Bridge, near Northwich, is to reopen after a six month, £1.5m programme to repair and strengthen the bridge deck. 17 Jul 2017 - Boating Business
Cross-party support for waterways
Current waterways campaigns and issues have been discussed by peers and MPs from multiple parties at a parliamentary reception organised by the Inland Waterways Association (IWA). 04 Jul 2017 - Boating Business
Queen Elizabeth II Canal to receive crowning glory
A new canal section forming the eastern gateway to Scotland’s historic Forth & Clyde Canal is set for a royal seal of approval as it is officially named in honour of Her Majesty The Queen. 29 Jun 2017 - Boating Business
Broom Boats Loves the Broads
Brundall's Broom Boats has partnered with the Broads Trust's Love the Broads campaign pledging to raise awareness of the variety of local projects supported and funded. 22 Jun 2017 - Boating Business
New products from Engines Plus
Engines Plus used the Crick Boat Show to launch the new Canaline 70T marine diesel engine, developed to comply with the new RCD 2 emissions legislation that came into force in January. 19 Jun 2017 - Boating Business
New Canal & River Trust license for boat renting
The Canal & River Trust is introducing a new letting licence to regulate the increasing number of people living on rented boats and ensure their safety. 05 Jun 2017 - Boating Business
Scotland's canal college
A new college in Scotland is aiming to help more than 360 disadvantaged young people into employment through a heritage conservation qualification. 05 Jun 2017 - Boating Business