Inland Waterways – Page 15

  • River Thames

    Waterway charges consultation opens


    Boat owners who keep or use a boat on waterways managed by the Environment Agency are being encouraged to participate in a public consultation over plans to increase boat registration charges.

  • PLA chief executive Robin Mortimer, Seacon chairman James Roth and PLA chief financial officer Julie Tankard

    £2.5m investment on the Thames


    Work is underway on a £2.5m programme of investments at Tower Wharf in Northfleet, Kent.

  • Boaters

    Canal & River Trust hold awards


    A £2.5m lock flight and aqueduct repair job has scooped an award at the Canal & River Trust’s annual Waterways Alive Awards.

  • Lowland Canals

    Lowland Canals closure a ‘very real danger’


    The Inland Waterways Association (IWA) has said there is a ‘very real danger’ of Scottish Canals closing its Lowland Canals, despite recent confirmation of an additional £1.625m funding for the organisation’s work from the Scottish Government.

  • Regent's Canal

    London Mooring Strategy tackles high demand


    The Canal & River Trust has produced a London Mooring Strategy which includes initiatives to manage the increasing demand for mooring spaces, improve facilities and fairly balance the needs of everyone who uses the capital’s waters.

  • London & South East

    New regional advisory board chairs


    The Canal & River Trust has appointed four voluntary chairs to the charity’s new regional advisory boards for an initial term of three years.

  • Lock 15

    New gates for Grantham Canal Lock


    A formerly derelict lock on the Grantham Canal has received its first lock gates for nearly 60 years after volunteers spent three years bringing it back to life.

  • Avon Aqueduct

    Scottish Canals launch management strategy


    Scottish Canals has launched a new strategy detailing how it will manage, care for and prioritise works on the infrastructure of Scotland’s 250-year-old waterways between now and 2030 in the face of a £70m repair backlog.

  • Thames Traditional Boat Festival

    Historic greats at Traditional Boat Festival


    A survivor from the Great War and a colourful but unhurried Royal spectacle will be shown their paces when they line up with a World beater at the 40th Thames Traditional Boat Festival in July.

  • Crick Boat Show 2018 saw record levels of business

    Record levels of business at Crick


    Around 26,000 visited the 19th Crick Boat Show which took place at Crick Marina in Northamptonshire.

  • The beta-version of the WaterNav app will be launched at Crick Boat Show

    RCR WaterNav trial to launch at Crick Boat Show


    River Canal Rescue has reduced the data consumption of its waterways app and added new functions allowing users to simultaneously view different regions.

  • MJT Cranes will crane in more than 170 tonnes of boats for Crick Boat Show

    Preparations underway for Crick Boat Show


    MJT Cranes have again been chosen to crane in eight canal boats with a combined weight of 170 tonnes, into Crick Marina, near Daventry in Northamptonshire, as part of preparations for the 19th Crick Boat Show.

  • Ros Daniels

    Canal & River Trust appoints six regional directors


    The Canal & River Trust has appointed six new regional directors to drive the organisation’s transformation into a charity.

  • Millwall Inner Dock

    New residential moorings in Millwall Outer Dock


    The Canal & River Trust has been granted planning permission for 16 new residential moorings in Millwall Outer Dock.

  • Hempel has updated its Inland Waterways Manual

    Protection of steel is key


    Whether it’s a new boat that is being painted or whether paint is being applied over existing coatings, preparations still need to be carried out and the correct coating chosen.

  • General Ecology filters provide an alternative to treating water with tablets or solutions

    General Ecology filters use a three-step process


    The Seagull IV and the Nature Pure filters from General Ecology are among the hundreds of products that will be shown by Midland Chandlers at Crick Boat Show.

  • DBS Leoch batteries

    New long-life lead carbon batteries


    DBS Leoch has launched new range of lead carbon and pure lead carbon batteries with fast charging and a deep cycle life.

  • Crick Boat Show 2017

    Historic classics at Crick Boat Show


    Visitors to Crick Boat Show will be able to view five historical boats as well as engage with more than 280 exhibitors and listen to practical and informative seminars.

  • ABC Leisure Group moorers offered RCR membership deal

    ABC marina moorers offered RCR membership deal


    River Canal Rescue has joined with ABC Leisure Group to offer its moorers a discounted membership package.

  • The Stigo electric scooter will be available for demonstration rides

    Quick to show new water heaters at Crick


    The Sigmar Marine water heater is available in two versions, the Compact and the Compact Inox with both shown at Crick Boat Show for the first time by Quick.