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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

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
Charging points for Islington
The Canal & River Trust and Islington Council have won funding from DEFRA to equip the Regent’s Canal in Islington with electric charging points. 01 Aug 2016 - Boating Business
Great progress for the Canal & River Trust
ANNUAL REPORT: The Canal & River Trust’s annual report and accounts for 2015/16 highlights an increase in expenditure on the waterways and a growth in the number of people supporting the Trust. 26 Jul 2016 - Boating Business
Canal and River Trust changes its waterway teams
The Canal and River Trust has announced changes to its waterway teams and office accommodation in the Midlands. 19 Jul 2016 - Boating Business
Elland Bridge reopened
Elland Bridge, on the Calder & Hebble Navigation in Calderdale, has been reopened by the Canal & River Trust, writes Harry Arnold. 12 Jul 2016 - Boating Business
Vetus appoints new Cheshire waterway distributor
INLAND WATERWAYS: At the recent Crick Boat Show, Vetus Boat Equipment announced the appointment of Kings Lock Chandlery as a new distributor, writes Harry Arnold. 29 Jun 2016 - Boating Business
Carbon monoxide warning
INLAND WATERWAYS: The Boat Safety Scheme (BSS) has issued another warning to boat owners about carbon monoxide poisoning following a recent tragedy on the Broads, writes Harry Arnold. 27 Jun 2016 - Boating Business
Bridgewater changes visitor licence rules
INLAND WATERWAY: Boaters, boatyards, waterway organisations and the Canal & River Trust (CRT) have expressed dismay at a change of visitor licence rules by the Bridgewater Canal Company (BCC), writes Harry Arnold. 20 Jun 2016 - Boating Business
New Waterways Ireland handbook
INLAND WATERWAYS: Anyone planning to take a boat on the Irish river and canals should get a copy of a new Waterways Ireland (WI) publication ‘Voyages And Visits’, writes Harry Arnold. 17 Jun 2016 - Boating Business
David Suchet opens new RCR HQ
INLAND WATERWAYS: Well-known actor, boater and waterway enthusiast David Suchet, officially opened the rebuilt headquarters of River Canal Rescue (RCR) in Stafford on 8 June, writes Harry Arnold. 16 Jun 2016 - Boating Business