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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

Trust carries out independent consultation
The Canal & River Trust is to carry out independent consultation regarding boat licenses on its waterways. 22 Feb 2017 - Boating Business
Scottish Canals publishes its price review
Scottish Canals has published its response to a public consultation to establish what it calls fair pricing for moorings and licences on Scotland’s inland waterways. 14 Feb 2017 - Boating Business
Customer safety ahead of the season
Norfolk based boat operator Herbert Woods is ensuring each of its 130 cruisers has smoke detectors and CO detectors fitted as standard ready for the 2017 season. 07 Feb 2017 - Boating Business
Dredging contract
The Canal & River Trust has awarded a ten-year national dredging contract to Land & Water Services following a competitive tender process. 06 Feb 2017 - Boating Business
River Canal Rescue is a top employer
Stafford-based breakdown and emergency assistance firm River Canal Rescue (RCR) has been named a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer in the annual list compiled by the National Apprenticeship Service. 06 Feb 2017 - Boating Business
Canal college funding investment
Scottish Waterways Trust has been awarded a grant of up to £1.125m from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) towards canal college which is expected to open this year and run until 2020. 18 Jan 2017 - Boating Business
Acton Swing Bridge repair project
A £1.5m repair programme to refurbish Acton Swing Bridge in Cheshire will begin on 23 January. 17 Jan 2017 - Boating Business
Upgrade to Llangollen Canal locks
Three sets of locks on Shropshire’s Llangollen Canal are being upgraded and improved, thanks to a £100,000 winter works package by the Canal & River Trust. 19 Dec 2016 - Boating Business
Heritage report from Canal and River Trust
The Canal and River Trust has released its 2015/2016 heritage report focusing on the actions it is taking to preserve its areas' historic significance for the future. 15 Dec 2016 - Boating Business
Leeds & Liverpool Canal honoured
The Institution of Civil Engineers has honoured the Leeds & Liverpool Canal with a special award for civil engineering heritage. 14 Dec 2016 - Boating Business
Mooring demand grows
Record numbers of boaters are taking winter moorings with the Canal & River Trust. 13 Dec 2016 - Boating Business
Pier building challenge for the Port of London Authority
How do you build a pier in one of the busiest waterways in the world? That was the challenge facing the Port of London Authority and Tideway, the company behind the Thames Tideway Tunnel. 13 Dec 2016 - Boating Business
£1m dredging project begins
Work has started on a project on a £1m project to dredge sections of the 78-mile Kennet & Avon Canal. 12 Dec 2016 - Boating Business
10-year plan for Canal and River Trust
The Canal and River Trust has developed an ambitious ten-year plan to aim to ensure its canals remain popular places to visit and active in a thriving boating community. 18 Nov 2016 - Boating Business
200 years of Leeds and Liverpool Canal
The Leeds and Liverpool Canal has celebrated its 200-year anniversary with a recreation of the inaugural ceremonial journey 127 miles across the Pennines from Leeds to Liverpool. 01 Nov 2016 - Boating Business
New chair for Parliament Waterways Group
APPOINTMENT: The Inland Waterways Association (IWA) has appointed Chris White as the new chair of the All Party Parliament Group (APPG) for Waterways. 31 Oct 2016 - Boating Business
Fairer tolls for the Broads
TOLL SHAKE-UP: The biggest shake up in Broads tolls for more than three decades would result in a fairer way of directly linking charges to vessel size, the Broads Authority has said. 25 Oct 2016 - Boating Business
New moorings at King’s Cross
A trial stretch of new visitor moorings is to be introduced on the Regent’s Canal at King’s Cross in an attempt to allocated the space fairly. 24 Oct 2016 - Boating Business
Tidal barrier concerns
Revised proposals for a tidal barrier on the River Witham at Boston in Lincolnshire could significantly limit navigation. 14 Oct 2016 - Boating Business
Restoration to bring boats back to Crickheath
The Montgomery Waterway Restoration Trust has been awarded £2.53m from the Heritage Lottery Fund to restore a further part of the Montgomery Canal. 14 Oct 2016 - Boating Business