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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

Boat licence fees to rise by 3% in 2018
The Canal & River Trust is to raise private and business boat licence fees by 3% next year. 13 Oct 2017 - Boating Business
New chairman for IWA as it prepares for the next five years
Long term waterways enthusiast and activist Ivor Caplan has been elected as chairman of Inland Waterways Association. 13 Oct 2017 - Boating Business
New chair for The All Party Parliamentary Group for the Waterways
The All Party Parliamentary Group for the Waterways has elected John Grogan MP as its new chairman. 05 Oct 2017 - Boating Business
Sankey Canal regeneration finally on the cards
Regeneration of Britain’s first industrial canal looks certain thanks to a new partnership set up to protect the waterway in the future. 25 Sep 2017 - Boating Business
New festival comes to Birmingham’s canals
A new festival will celebrate the history of Birmingham’s city centre canals and encourage people to explore the waterways. 11 Sep 2017 - Boating Business
Non-waterways Trust related complaints up
The Waterways Ombudsman’s latest report reveals that non-Trust related waterways complaints are up. 04 Sep 2017 - Boating Business
IWA objects to sale of EA moorings in Ely
The sale of three lengths of moorings in Ely is believed to be financially damaging. 01 Sep 2017 - Boating Business
Daventry Canal plans revealed
Detailed plans to build a two-mile canal from Grand Union Canal to Daventry town centre have been disclosed. 24 Aug 2017 - Boating Business
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