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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

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
Rochdale canal reopens
The historic Rochdale Canal has reopened after a £3m programme of works, necessitated by devastating Boxing Day floods. 11 Oct 2016 - Boating Business
Lock restoration sucess
LOCK RESTORATION: Plaswood is proving to be the right choice for the restoration of a historical canal lock gate in the Cotswolds after a recent inspection revealed it is outperforming the life expectancy of timber planks. 03 Oct 2016 - Boating Business
A good year for the CRT
PUBLIC MEETING: The Canal & River Trust’s annual public meeting has revealed how it has increased expenditure on the waterways and upped the amount of donors, visitors and volunteers to the charity. 26 Sep 2016 - Boating Business
Trust changes teams
From early 2017 the Canal & River Trust’s enforcement team will become its boat licence customer support team. 13 Sep 2016 - Boating Business
Union Canal regeneration
CANAL REGENERATION: Work has started to transform Edinburgh’s Union Canal with a £330,000 programme of works to include towpath upgrades, vibrant landscaping and new moorings. 07 Sep 2016 - Boating Business
World Canals Conference
The 2016 World Canals Conference takes pace from September 19 to 22 with more than 300 business leaders and global professionals taking part. 26 Aug 2016 - Boating Business
Changes at Avon Navigation Trust
UK WATERWAYS: Wychavon and Malvern district councils’ managing director and chief executive has become chairman of the board of trustees at Avon Navigation Trust (ANT). 25 Aug 2016 - Boating Business
Waterways Ombudsman Report
OMBUDSMAN REPORT: The latest Ombudman’s Report shows that the number of complaints entering the Canal & River Trust’s complaint process rose slightly from 185 to 222, but this was fewer than in 2013/14. 17 Aug 2016 - Boating Business
Leeds & Liverpool Canal Bicentenary
CANAL BICENTENARY: The Leeds & Liverpool Canal Bicentenary celebrations will reach a high point in October as the historic short boat ‘Kennet’ re-creates the inaugural 127 mile canal trip. 16 Aug 2016 - Boating Business