Inland Waterways – Page 10

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

    2020-01-29T14:35:00Z

    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.

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    Revised code for hire boats

    2020-01-09T15:40:00Z

    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
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    Work on Toddbrook Reservoir begins

    2019-12-19T11:36:00Z

    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
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    Crick 2020 tickets now on sale

    2019-12-18T12:47:00Z

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

  • Macclesfield Canal Photo: David Dixon
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    £43.6m winter repair works

    2019-12-16T13:39:00Z

    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
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    Life span of 50 years for lockgates

    2019-12-12T17:42:00Z

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

  • Aquaduct Marina has won another award
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    Marina wins business of the year award

    2019-12-09T12:26:00Z

    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
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    Richardson's Cruisers is the best

    2019-12-04T12:02:00Z

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

  • Forth & Clyde Canal
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    Scottish Canals seeking consultation input

    2019-12-03T15:45:00Z

    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
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    Trust water strategy update

    2019-11-29T12:11:00Z

    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
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    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
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    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
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    £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
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    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
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    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
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    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.