This weekend is the last chance to lobby MPs to vote for urgent action to tackle pollution in our precious waterway as part of the Environment Bill. Find out how you can get involved.
In Spring this year, British Canoeing along with its partners British Mountaineering, Swim England, The Ramblers and the Open Spaces Society learned of an exciting new Commission, established by the Chief Secretary to HM Treasury and tasked with significantly improving our access to the outdoors.
Wombourne Kayak club fills three canoes with rubbish during mile-long river litter pick as part of the Million Mile Clean last week.
The Paddle Peak River Clean Team have been out again this week. The local community paddlesports charity deep cleaned the banks of the River Derwent between Ambergate and Belper River Gardens. The volunteers were joined by Surfers Against Sewage, the national water quality and environmental charity and British Canoeing.
Members of the award-winning Kingston Kayak Club spent the weekend cleaning out boat loads of rubbish from their local waterway in partnership with Groundworks, Environment Agency and other local volunteers.
British Canoeing and the Bridgewater Canal Trust are pleased to announce that Stand up Paddleboarding on the canal is now permitted.
British Canoeing and paddlers across the country have worked with the Canal & River Trust to help shape and update their new Waterway Code.
The Paddle Peak team were out again cleaning the River Derwent through Matlock Bath this week. The crew cleared from Artist Corner, down to Cromford and loaded their canoes, kayaks and paddle boards full of rubbish, comprising of agricultural waste, litter and sanitary waste.
British Canoeing would like to say a huge thank you to the students from Duchy College who organised a successful clean up along a 5 mile stretch of the river Tamar in Cornwall.
This World Oceans Day, 8th June, we're launching a brand new initiative aimed at sea kayakers to join in the Clear Access, Clear Waters campaign.
British Canoeing have joined water-based recreational groups, along with environment organisations and the Government, to help halt the spread of a highly invasive non-native plant that is choking rivers and lakes across the UK.
On Saturday 22 May community organisations across Lincolnshire joined forces to remove plastic pollution and junk from the county’s green spaces and waterways as part of the national Surfers Against Sewage campaign Million Mile Clean.