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IWA to Celebrate Stratford Anniversaries

18 October 2013

IWA offered support to Stratforward and other local organisations in Stratford-upon-Avon to ensure appropriate celebrations for the significant waterways anniversaries in 2014. Stratforward ...
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Waterways Minister Change

18 October 2013

As a part of the Government Reshuffle on October 7th, it was announced that Richard Benyon MP, the Defra minister responsible for inland waterways, would be stepping down from his Ministerial ...
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£160,000 Towards Restoration of Montgomery Canal

18 October 2013

On 7th October the Heritage Lottery Fund awarded a £160,000 development grant towards a bid to fund further restoration of the 200-year old Montgomery Canal in Shropshire. IWA Shrewsbury ...
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Weekend of IWA Clean-Ups in October

14 October 2013

The weekend of 19th and 20th October 2013 is a particularly good weekend for getting involved in cleaning up the canals of England, with three IWA branches holding large scale canal ...
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Support for Thames Tideway Tunnel

11 October 2013

The examination of the planning application to build the Thames Tideway Tunnel has begun, with a preliminary hearing which took place at London’s Barbican Centre on 12th September 2013. ...
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CRT Trials New Options for Winter Mooring Permits

10 October 2013

During winter many Continuous Cruisers choose to keep their boat in one place by purchasing a winter mooring permit between November and March.  This year, Canal & River Trust is ...
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Consultation for Merchant Shipping Regulations

09 October 2013

A consultation regarding the Merchant Shipping (Boatmasters' Qualifications, Crew and Hours of Work) Regulations 2014 is to be held between mid-October and late November 2013. The proposed ...
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IWA Recognises Contributions of its Members

01 October 2013

The work of IWA volunteers was recognised at The Inland Waterways Association’s Annual General Meeting on the 28th September. The premier award, the Cyril Styring Trophy for the member who ...
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IWA Decides No Increase to Subscription Rates

30 September 2013

IWA decided, at its Annual General Meeting on 28th September, to maintain all its subscription rates at the current levels for at least another year. The importance for the Association of ...
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Successful Himalayan Balsam Campaign for 2013

17 September 2013

  August saw the end of a very productive Himalayan Balsam campaign season in 2013. IWA Branches from across the country worked hard to locate and remove the invasive plant in order to limit ...
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