Inland Waterways – Page 10

  • Barrus will distribute the Shire electric outboard motors Photo: Barrus

    Barrus adds electric outboards to line-up


    Barrus has added a range of electric outboard motors to its marine line-up.

  • The Rothen Group helped repair a stretch of the Llangollen Canal after heavy rains Photo: The Rothen Group

    Challenging canal repairs completed


    The Rothen Group has been called upon to help repair a stretch of the Llangollen Canal after heavy rain caused substantial damage to the canal wall.

  • Crick Boat Show 2019 Credit: Crick Boat Show

    Live entertainment at Crick Boat Show


    Queen tribute band Mercury and British band Dr Feelgood will take to the stage at this year’s Crick Boat Show, part of a host of entertainment planned at Britain’s biggest inland waterways event.

  • The Trent & Mersey Canal Credit: wikipedia

    IWA pledges to protect waterways from HS2


    The Inland Waterways Association is to continue its decade-long campaign to protect the waterways from the worst effects of HS2’s construction and operation.

  • The IWA has responded to the government’s consultation on emissions Credit: Needpix

    Overall emissions are low


    The Inland Waterways Association (IWA) has responded to the Department of Transport’s consultation on emissions from domestic craft acknowledging that, whilst overall emissions are low, more can be done to reduce the sector’s reliance on fossil fuels.

  • News

    Revised code for hire boats


    British Marine and the Association of Inland Navigation Authorities have jointly launched a consultation on proposed changes to the Hire Boat Code.

  • The Canal & River Trust has begun work to restore the Toddbrook Reservoir Photo: Canal & River Trust

    Work on Toddbrook Reservoir begins


    The Canal & River Trust has announced the first steps in the restoration of Toddbrook Reservoir in Derbyshire, enhancing the resilience of the dam wall and spillway following damage last year.

  • The 2019 Crick Boat Show Photo: Crick Boat Show

    Crick 2020 tickets now on sale


    Advance tickets are now on sale for the 2020 Crick Boat Show.

  • Macclesfield Canal Photo: David Dixon

    £43.6m winter repair works


    The Canal & River Trust will carry out a £43.6m programme of repairs on waterways across England and Wales this winter.

  • The new gates contain sacrificial parts making repairs easier

    Life span of 50 years for lockgates


    New long-life lock gates are to be trialled on the Kennet & Avon Canal.

  • Aquaduct Marina has won another award

    Marina wins business of the year award


    Church Minshull Aqueduct Marina has won the Ambassador Business of the Year award at the South Cheshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry annual business awards.

  • Richardson's Cruisers has been rewarded for looking after its customers

    Richardson's Cruisers is the best


    Richardson’s Cruisers has again been crowned Best UK Boating Holiday by UK staycation company Hoseasons.

  • Forth & Clyde Canal

    Scottish Canals seeking consultation input


    All boaters who use the Lowland Canals in Scotland are encouraged by the Inland Waterways Association (IWA) to respond to Scottish Canals’ consultation about user operation on the Forth & Clyde and Union canals.

  • The Canal & River Trust has produced its annual update regarding progress against its strategic objectives Photo: Canal & River Trust

    Trust water strategy update


    The Canal & River Trust has released its latest annual update detailing progress over the past year against its strategic action plan.

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

    New report shows value of UK waterways


    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

    Planning permission for canal restoration


    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

    Prompt payment discount for boaters


    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

    Festival of Water marks 75 years of IWA


    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

    Phase two replacement works to begin


    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

    £800,000 to be invested across the East Midlands


    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.