Inland Waterways – Page 9

  • Hopwas Wood on the Birmingham & Fazeley Canal Photo: Dean Barnes
    News

    New report shows value of UK waterways

    2019-11-21T09:17:00Z

    The value of inland waterways across the UK has been highlighted in a new report by the Inland Waterways Association.

  • Planning permission has been granted for the next phase of restoration on the Montgomery Canal Photo: Canal & River Trust
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    Planning permission for canal restoration

    2019-11-15T09:50:00Z

    The Montgomery Waterway Restoration Trust has received planning permission for the reconstruction of Schoolhouse Bridge, near Oswestry in Shropshire.

  • Discounts will apply for those who renew their boat licences promptly Photo: pixabay
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    Prompt payment discount for boaters

    2019-11-04T13:29:00Z

    The Canal & River Trust is continuing its discount scheme to encourage boaters to renew their private and business boat licence promptly and to manage their payments online.

  • Cllr James Stanley (l) and Bob Fox from the IWA Photo: IWA
    News

    Festival of Water marks 75 years of IWA

    2019-10-24T17:59:00Z

    The Inland Waterways Association will begin its 75th anniversary celebrations next year with a Festival of Water on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal.

  • Critical lock gate repairs are due to start at Fort Augustus
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    Phase two replacement works to begin

    2019-10-21T16:51:00Z

    Phase Two of the lock gate replacement works at Fort Augustus are due to begin next week, part of a critical repair programme by Scottish Canals.

  • Lock gates across the East Midlands are to be repaired or replaced
    News

    £800,000 to be invested across the East Midlands

    2019-10-21T16:50:00Z

    The Canal & River Trust is to invest around £800,000 across the East Midlands to replace a number of handcrafted lock gates and carry out repairs to waterway structures.

  • The Canal & River Trust has published a report into the state of inland waterways Photo: Wikimedia
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    Canal & River Trust heritage report

    2019-10-21T13:42:00Z

    The Canal & River Trust has published a report into the state of the waterways heritage, covering financial years 2017/18 and 2018/19.

  • The Coventry Canal Photo: Roger Kidd/Geograph
    News

    HS2 additional impact

    2019-10-09T11:45:00Z

    The Inland Waterways Association (IWA) has responded to the government''s latest HS2 Phase 2b consultation, saying changes have brought additional impacts and earlier concerns remain unresolved.

  • The Grand Union Canal – the IWA is concerned about the effect of the Heathrow expansion on local waterways Photo: Stephen McKay/Geograph
    News

    Heathrow expansion will harm canals

    2019-10-09T11:36:00Z

    Heathrow''s expansion plans will cause significant harm to the local canals and rivers, destroying habitats and heritage and reducing access to the waterways.

  • The Canal & River Trust will open its 2019 council elections on 21 October Photo: wikimedia
    News

    Join the Canal & River Trust council

    2019-10-07T13:51:00Z

    The Canal & River Trust is calling on individuals to stand for election to the charity’s governing council.

  • The Canal & River Trust has released its annual spending report Photo: Canal & River Trust
    News

    Trust's annual spending report

    2019-09-20T15:35:00Z

    The Canal & River Trust has released its annual report showing boaters the importance of licence fees in keeping the inland waterways flowing smoothly.

  • Canoe trail young leaders (l-r) Erin Lashley, Jordan Burns and Andrew Whittaker Photo: Canal & River Trust
    News

    First coast-to-coast canal trail completed

    2019-08-28T11:44:00Z

    A five-year youth project by the Canal & River Trust to create England’s first coast-to-coast canoe trail has completed with public celebration events and the end of a canoe relay across the entire 162-mile route.

  • John Williams
    News

    Canals pioneer, John Williams, dies

    2019-08-16T10:46:00Z

    A champion of inland waterways, pioneer of electric boats and owner of the eponymous John Williams Boats on the Norfolk Broads has died at the age of 81.

  • Landamores has expanded its Mayfly range with the Mayfly 21 Photo: Landamores
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    Landamores launches new Mayfly

    2019-08-15T13:06:00Z

    Landamores has launched its latest craft – the Mayfly 21 launch, designed by Andrew Wolstenholme.

  • Aqueduct Marina has celebrated its tenth anniversary Photo; Aqueduct Marina
    News

    Aqueduct Marina celebrates ten years

    2019-08-08T10:05:00Z

    The team at Aqueduct Marina has celebrated ten years of operation at its boat show.

  • The Canal & River Trust has released its annual report for 2018/19 Photo: geograph
    News

    Canal & River Trust annual report

    2019-07-31T10:56:00Z

    The Canal & River Trust has published its 2018/19 annual report showing continued investment in its 2,000 miles of waterways across England and Wales as well as further growth in the number of volunteers and supporters helping to look after local canals and rivers.

  • More than 13,000 visitors attended this year's 'Trad' boat show on the Thames Photo: Henley Herald
    News

    ‘The Trad’ boat show breaks records

    2019-07-29T13:01:00Z

    A record-breaking number of boat enthusiasts visited the Thames Traditional Boat Show at Henley, a celebration of older craft that are disappearing from rivers and inland waters.

  • The IWA's Festival of Water will take place at Lee Valley Park Photo: Tim Lewis
    News

    IWA Festival of Water at Lee Valley Park

    2019-07-24T12:28:00Z

    The venue for this year’s Inland Waterways Association (IWA) Festival of Water has been confirmed as Lee Valley Park in Waltham Abbey on the outskirts of north east London.

  • The Waterways Ombudsman has released his report for 2018/19 Photo: Waterway Ombudsman
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    Waterways Ombudsman releases report

    2019-07-19T12:37:00Z

    The Waterways Ombudsman and the Waterways Ombudsman Committee have issued their annual reports for 2018/19.

  • Caen Hill Lock Flight on the Kennet & Avon Canal has been awarded Green Flag status
    News

    More canals are awarded Green Flag status

    2019-07-17T14:40:00Z

    More than 300 miles of Canal & River Trust waterways have been awarded Green Flag status.