Inland Waterways – Page 19

  • Camden Lock

    New Canal & River Trust license for boat renting


    The Canal & River Trust is introducing a new letting licence to regulate the increasing number of people living on rented boats and ensure their safety.

  • The first canal college students conducted archaeological survey at the site of Falkirk's former Rosebank Distillery

    Scotland's canal college


    A new college in Scotland is aiming to help more than 360 disadvantaged young people into employment through a heritage conservation qualification.

  • City Cruises, has made its second acquisition outside of London

    City Cruises acquires York River Boat Cruises


    City Cruises, has made its second acquisition outside of London by acquiring York River Boat Cruises, the first being the company’s operation in Poole.

  • Boaters' satisfaction is up on the waterways

    Waterways satisfaction up


    The Canal & River Trust’s latest Boat Owners’ Views survey shows that boaters satisfaction with its waterways has increased in the past year.

  • Aqualine is now able to supply three powerful marine batteries for new and existing craft

    Battery option for Aqualine boats


    Aqualine boats are now available with specialist marine batteries from DBS Energy for UK and European customers.

  • The gateway to Glasson Dock has been transformed

    Dock gateway transformed


    The Canal & River Trust, which looks after the Lancaster Canal, has worked in partnership with Thurnham Parish Council to complete a £25,000 project to transform the gateway into Lancaster’s 230-year old Glasson Dock.

  • News

    Canal festival celebrates waterways networks


    The annual Moira Canal Festival will return for its 17th year over the weekend of 27-28 May at the historic, Grade II listed Moira Furnace on the Leicestershire/Derbyshire border.

  • Canal & River Trust

    Canal & River Trust releases draft maintenance programme


    The Canal & River Trust has requested feedback on its recently published draft winter maintenance programme for 2017-18.

  • This year's Crick Boat Show will run from 27 to 29 May

    GRP boats showcase at Crick


    Marina operator BWML will showcase glass reinforced plastic (GRP) boats at this year’s Crick Boat Show demonstrating what it calls a ''cheaper alternative'' for cruising the canals.

  • License evasion on the Canal & River Trust’s waterways has reduced by over the past 12 months

    License evasion is reduced


    License evasion on the Canal & River Trust’s waterways has reduced by over the past 12 months according to its annual national boat count.

  • News

    Canal restoration appeal


    A public appeal for the restoration of the Montgomery Canal beyond Crickheath to Llanymynech has been launched.

  • News

    River Canal Rescue to speak at Flood Expo 2017


    River Canal Rescue (RCR) has been chosen to speak at this year’s Flood Expo to explain how boat salvage and recovery keeps the UK inland waterways clear, manages flood risks and supports the environment.

  • News

    National licensing consultation


    The Canal & River Trust is inviting boaters to express an interest in being part of workshops that will form stage two of its three stage national licensing consultation.

  • Improvements are being made to London's waterways

    London Mooring Strategy is developed


    The Canal & River Trust is developing a London Mooring Strategy to address the challenges and opportunities of boating in the Capital.

  • Coming to a canal near you: ‘Idle Women of the Wartime Waterways’ kicks off on 22 April

    River Canal Rescue support


    River Canal Rescue will provide free breakdown and emergency assistance to a theatre group during the recreation of a 320-mile route wartime trainees took while working for the Grand Union Canal Carrying Company (GUCC) 75 years'' ago.

  • BWML has sold Whixall Marina

    £3m growth strategy for BWML


    British Waterways Marinas Ltd (BWML) has revealed a five-year growth strategy, with investments across its portfolio of marinas amounting to £3m over the next three years.

  • Boat numbers could be restricted at the Falkirk Wheel

    Capercaillie Cruisers to cease trading


    Capercaillie Cruisers Ltd (CCL) is to cease trading at the end of 2017 following the break-down of discussions with Scottish Canals over future fees, a decision the Inland Waterways Association (IWA) has branded as ‘very bad news’ for the future of the Forth & Clyde and Union canals.

  • BWML’s Sawley Marina is just 35 minutes’ drive from the Boat Show

    BWML inland cruisers on show at Crick


    As one of the key sponsor’s of this year’s Crick Boat Show in May, British Waterways Marinas Ltd (BWML) will be putting three of its inland cruisers on display.

  • Jon Horsfall is interim head of boating at the Canal & River Trust

    Jon is appointed interim head


    The Canal & River Trust has appointed North East waterway manager Jon Horsfall as its interim head of boating.

  • The proposed multi track crossing point of the Middlewich Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal

    Serious impact of HS2 on canals


    HS2 could have a potentially serious impact on several of England’s canals. That’s according to the Canal & River Trust in its response to the Government’s consultation on the next phase of the high-speed rail line.