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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

River Canal Rescue to speak at Flood Expo 2017
River Canal Rescue (RCR) has been chosen to speak at this year’s Flood Expo to explain how boat salvage and recovery keeps the UK inland waterways clear, manages flood risks and supports the environment. 25 Apr 2017 - Boating Business
National licensing consultation
The Canal & River Trust is inviting boaters to express an interest in being part of workshops that will form stage two of its three stage national licensing consultation. 25 Apr 2017 - Boating Business
London Mooring Strategy is developed
The Canal & River Trust is developing a London Mooring Strategy to address the challenges and opportunities of boating in the Capital. 10 Apr 2017 - Boating Business
River Canal Rescue support
River Canal Rescue will provide free breakdown and emergency assistance to a theatre group during the recreation of a 320-mile route wartime trainees took while working for the Grand Union Canal Carrying Company (GUCC) 75 years' ago. 10 Apr 2017 - Boating Business
£3m growth strategy for BWML
British Waterways Marinas Ltd (BWML) has revealed a five-year growth strategy, with investments across its portfolio of marinas amounting to £3m over the next three years. 03 Apr 2017 - Boating Business
Capercaillie Cruisers to cease trading
Capercaillie Cruisers Ltd (CCL) is to cease trading at the end of 2017 following the break-down of discussions with Scottish Canals over future fees, a decision the Inland Waterways Association (IWA) has branded as ‘very bad news’ for the future of the Forth & Clyde and Union canals. 03 Apr 2017 - Boating Business
BWML inland cruisers on show at Crick
As one of the key sponsor’s of this year’s Crick Boat Show in May, British Waterways Marinas Ltd (BWML) will be putting three of its inland cruisers on display. 30 Mar 2017 - Boating Business
Jon is appointed interim head
The Canal & River Trust has appointed North East waterway manager Jon Horsfall as its interim head of boating. 28 Mar 2017 - Boating Business
Serious impact of HS2 on canals
HS2 could have a potentially serious impact on several of England’s canals. That’s according to the Canal & River Trust in its response to the Government’s consultation on the next phase of the high-speed rail line. 27 Mar 2017 - Boating Business
Trust improves its customer service
Seventy-three Canal & River Trust staff have undergone customer service training in a collaboration with Visit England and Welcome to Excellence. 20 Mar 2017 - Boating Business
Bookings up by 50%
Bookings are up by 50% for Drifters Waterway Holidays in the wake of Channel 5’s Celebrity Carry on Barging programme. 15 Mar 2017 - Boating Business
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