We are issuing a stark warning that government funding cuts mean our much-loved canal network is at risk of closures.

Threatening the future of canals

Following today’s announcement from the Government, we are issuing a stark warning that a reduction in grant funding of over £300 million in real terms will threaten the future of the nation’s historic canals, leading to their decline and to the eventual closure of some parts of the network.

To read more about this, visit the Canal & River Trust Website here https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/news-and-views/news/government-funding-cuts-put-future-of-nations-historic-canals-at-risk