News Archive

Eight New Silver Propeller Challenge Locations Added

05 February 2019

Silver Propeller Challenge participants now have more opportunities to complete the challenge. We want to encourage people to visit and use those places that aren’t reached as often as ...
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Noise Mitigation Advice Misrepresented by HS2

04 January 2019

HS2 has distorted recommendations on Phase 2A made by the HS2 Select Committee regarding noise mitigation measures at Great Haywood and Fradley Wood on the Trent & Mersey Canal, and ...
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Christmas Canal Camp in the Cotswolds

22 November 2018

A Five-Day Working Holiday for just £70 per personIf you enjoy spending time outdoors and are looking to do something different this festive season, why not take a look at the Inland ...
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IWA Volunteer is Guest of Honour at Prince Charles' 70th Birthday Party

20 November 2018

IWA volunteer Bernard Morton, was selected as a guest of honour at an exclusive tea party to celebrate Prince Charles' 70th birthday at Spencer House in central London last week.Bernard was ...
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Reunion Weekend Sees Over 1,000 Hours of Restoration Work

14 November 2018

On 3rd/4th November, IWA’s Waterway Recovery Group held its Annual Reunion Weekend - Bonfire Bash - on the Lichfield Canal. Over 70 WRG volunteers from across the country, joined by ...
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Licence Fee Increases are Further Argument for Transfer of EA Navigations

08 November 2018

Inflation-busting increases in charges demonstrates why the Environment Agency navigations should be transferred to Canal & River Trust.  EA has announced that it will go ahead with ...
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Cotswold Canals Water Transfer

06 November 2018

Another opportunity has arisen to persuade Thames Water to use the Cotswold Canals scheme as a way to transfer water from the Severn to the Thames. As well as providing a huge boost to the ...
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Harry Arnold MBE

02 November 2018

IWA is saddened to report the death of Harry Arnold on 1st November, following a stroke nearly three weeks earlier.  Harry was well known as a waterways journalist, author and photographer ...
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Scottish Parliament Asks for IWA's Views

31 October 2018

We have responded to a request from the Scottish Parliament for advice concerning the state of Scotland's waterways, following a Public Petitions Committee on 27th September where the Lowland ...
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EU Court of Justice Rules Against Use of Red Diesel

31 October 2018

Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced that it has lost its defence against the Court of Justice of the European Union ruling that the UK has failed to fulfil its obligations on ...
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