Inland Waterways – Page 10

  • 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.

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

    Canal & River Trust heritage report


    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

    HS2 additional impact


    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

    Heathrow expansion will harm canals


    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

    Join the Canal & River Trust council


    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

    Trust's annual spending report


    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

    First coast-to-coast canal trail completed


    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

    Canals pioneer, John Williams, dies


    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

    Landamores launches new Mayfly


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

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

    Aqueduct Marina celebrates ten years


    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

    Canal & River Trust annual report


    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

    ‘The Trad’ boat show breaks records


    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

    IWA Festival of Water at Lee Valley Park


    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

    Waterways Ombudsman releases report


    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

    More canals are awarded Green Flag status


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