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IWA Oxfordshire Branch Narrow Boat Trip Success

22 October 2013

IWA Oxfordshire Branch had a busy and successful Banbury Canal Day (6th October), which  proved a popular day out.  The branch ran trips from Sovereign Wharf to the old arm of the canal ...
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Canal Trust Shortlisted for Community Fund

21 October 2013

The Herefordshire & Gloucestershire Canal Trust is one of the final four to be placed on the Tewkesbury area shortlist for the Lloyds Community Fund 2013. Voting is now open to the public, who ...
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Travellers Rest pub Purchased for Canal Trust

21 October 2013

The Wharf House Co Ltd (the trading subsidiary company of Herefordshire & Gloucestershire Canal Trust) has acquired The Travellers Rest pub and restaurant at auction. At present, it would be ...
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Thames Closure Notice at Whitchurch

21 October 2013

The Environment Agency has issued a river closure notice at Whitchurch, closing the Thames to navigation to allow for essential works to be carried out on Whitchuch toll bridge. The works, lasting ...
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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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