Inland Waterways – Page 11

  • 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.

  • Transfer of the EA's waterways has been put on hold

    Navigations transfer is suspended


    The potential transfer of Environment Agency navigations to the Canal & River Trust will not take place ‘at this point in time’.

  • The new marina will have 20 berths plus canal moorings

    New Scottish marina


    Winchburgh Developments and Scottish Canals have agreed a contract for a new marina in Winchburgh.

  • Boat numbers on London's canals have reached another record high

    Capital's boat numbers soar


    The number of boats on London’s canals has reached a new record high with figures showing an 84% increase in the last five years.

  • Repairs to the Marple lock flight are complete

    Lock flight reopens


    Marple Lock Flight on the Peak Forest Canal has reopened after 20 months of emergency repairs.

  • The Canal & River Trust has seen a decline in boater satisfaction

    Drop in boater satisfaction


    Inland waterways boater satisfaction has declined.

  • DBS Leoch has supplied batteries for Mothership Marine Photo: DBS Leoch

    DBS Leoch powers electric narrowboat


    UK battery company, DBS Leoch, has supplied 24 2V lead carbon batteries to Mothership Marine to store energy for its new solar electric narrowboat.

  • The People's Postcode Lottery has given a further £3m to the Canal & River Trust

    Trust receives £3m from lottery


    The Canal & River Trust has received a further £3m of funding from the People’s Postcode Lottery.

  • Castle Marinas Group has added Crick Marina and Cropredy Marina to its portfolio

    Castle Marinas takes on Crick and Cropredy


    Castle Marinas had added Cropredy and Crick marinas to its portfolio bringing the total number of marinas in the group to 11 making it one of the largest inland marina groups in the UK.

  • A coot nests amongst plastic waste Photo: Mark C Baker

    Trust's plastics challenge


    The Canal & River Trust is urging each visitor to its 2,000 miles of inland waterways to pick up and recycle one piece of litter in an attempt to prevent more than half a million plastic items reaching our oceans.

  • More than 250 exhibitors attended the 20th Crick Boat Show

    Record numbers at Crick 2019


    More than 27,000 people visited the 20th Crick Boat Show, up more than 1,000 on 2018''s record figures.