News Archive

Turning Point for the Basingstoke Canal

25 October 2017

Hampshire and Surrey County Councils have announced new discussions with Canal & River Trust to find a feasible way of transferring management of the Basingstoke Canal to the Trust.  Over the ...
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IWA Welcomes CRT Attempts to Manage Finite London Space

25 October 2017

Canal & River Trust wants feedback on their proposals to help make the best possible use of London’s increasingly busy waterspace and improve boaters’ experience of boating in ...
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Red Diesel Taxation – the Saga Continues

24 October 2017

IWA continues to be concerned at the implications for boat owners and boatyard operators following confirmation that the European Commission still intends to take the UK Government to court over ...
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New IWA Chairman Announced

10 October 2017

IWA today announces the appointment of Ivor Caplan as chairman for the Association.  Long term waterways enthusiast and activist, Ivor was elected National Chairman by the Association’s ...
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Good News for Freight at Goole

03 October 2017

Following representations by both IWA East Yorkshire Branch and IWA’s Inland Waterways Freight Group, Goole has backed down over proposals to increase charges for freight and to remove the ...
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IWA’s AGM looks to the future

02 October 2017

IWA’s Annual Members Meeting, held on 30th September in Langley Mill, was an inspiring, forward looking event outlining IWA’s vision for the future.  In front of 116 members, ...
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IWA Shows Grassroots Volunteer Success Through National Award Scheme

02 October 2017

The winners of IWA’s National Annual Awards for 2017 were presented at the Association’s Annual General Meeting, held at Aldercar High School, Langley Mill, on Saturday 30th September. ...
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IWA's Campaign Festival Wins Living Waterways Award

29 September 2017

IWA Chester & Merseyside Branch won the Living Waterways award for Community and Volunteering at a ceremony held in Birmingham on 27th September.  The accolade was awarded for the Branch's ...
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Carbon Monoxide Alarms for All Boats

07 September 2017

 A build-up of Carbon Monoxide on a motor cruiser resulted in the tragic death of two people and their dog at Wroxham on the Norfolk Broads in June 2016.Following this, the Marine Accident ...
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IWA Objects to Sale of EA Moorings in Ely

01 September 2017

IWA has written to Sir James Bevan, Chief Executive of EA, to ask him to withdraw the sale of three lengths of moorings in Ely ahead of the advertised closing date for sealed bids of 8th ...
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