News with tag 'IWA News'

Congleton Work Party Members Receive Recognition

Date: 02/03/2015

Volunteers with IWA North Staffordshire and South Cheshire Branch’s regular work party at Congleton,  received ...

IWA West Country Branch Launches Campaign to Improve Use of the Proposed Tidal Surge Barrier on the River Parrett at Bridgwater

Date: 26/02/2015

IWA West Country Branch is campaigning to make the best use of the proposed Tidal Surge Barrier which is expected to be built on the River Parrett at Bridgwater in Somerset.

Following the severe flooding that occurred last winter on ...

Sponsor IWA's National Chairman

Date: 16/02/2015

IWA’s National Chairman Les Etheridge is asking for your support as he gets stuck in to IWA’s fundraising efforts and undertakes the eight-mile sponsored Tags: IWA News, Waterway News, Restoration, Events

Update on the Elvington Lock Campaign

Date: 30/01/2015

IWA has been involved with further meetings and discussions that have taken place about the current closure of Elvington Lock on the River Derwent, following the Environment Agency’s (EA) decision to close the lock in February 2014 due ...

IWA Responds to CRT’s Proposal to Install Railings on Marple Aqueduct

Date: 28/01/2015

IWA has recently responded to Canal & River Trust’s Manchester & Pennine Waterway’s consultation on a proposal to install railings along the offside parapet of Marple Aqueduct as part of the Heritage Lottery funded Revealing ...

Second Phase of Brentford Waterside Development Approved

Date: 21/01/2015

The second phase of a 520 home waterside development in Brentford has been approved by Hounslow Council and Mæ Architects appointed to design the latest phase of buildings.

The second phase of work at Brentford Lock West will ...

IWA Discusses Mooring Sales with CRT

Date: 21/01/2015

Last year, IWA submitted a response to Canal & River Trust’s (CRT) Mooring Sales Consultation, which was followed up with up with a meeting with CRT in December. This allowed IWA to further discuss its views on CRT’s mooring ...

IWA Chiltern Branch Donates £750 to Chesterfield Canal Trust

Date: 21/01/2015

IWA Chiltern Branch has donated £750 to Chesterfield Canal Trust (CCT), a donation that was possible due to the Branch’s successful ...

IWA Responds to CRT Consultation on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Date: 07/01/2015

CRT has launched a consultation on proposals to change the way it manages the Leeds & ...

HS2 Phase 2 Fradley to Crewe - ‘Safeguarding’ Consultation

Date: 07/01/2015

In November 2014, HS2 Ltd issued on behalf of the Department for Transport, a consultation on the Secretary of State’s proposal to put in place ‘Safeguarding’ of the current route for part of the

IWA Responds to Consultation on Maritime & Coastguard Agency Safety Management Code

Date: 07/01/2015

IWA recently responded to the public consultation on the Safety Management Code For Domestic Passenger Ships of Classes III to VI(A) and Domestic Passenger High Speed Craft, which includes passenger trip boats on canals and rivers.

IWA Awards Grant of £15,000 to Chesterfield Canal Trust

Date: 19/12/2014

The Inland Waterways Association (IWA) is pleased to announce that it has awarded a grant of £15,000 to Chesterfield Canal Trust, to help fund the restoration of narrowboat Python.

The grant has come from the Keith Ayling ...

Volunteers set to Restore Locks on Grantham Canal After Heritage Lottery Fund Investment

Date: 18/12/2014

Canal & River Trust has announced that a volunteer-led project to restore a series of historic canal locks on the Grantham Canal has received a £ ...

Tonnes and Tonnes of Rubbish

Date: 17/12/2014

An Autumn of IWA Canal Clean-ups has taken place with eleven days of events organised by IWA branches around the country between 21st September and 23rd November.

During the two month period 20 miles of towpath were cleared of ...

IWA Northampton Branch Wins Volunteer Recognition Award

Date: 15/12/2014

On Saturday 13th December, IWA Northampton Branch was presented with the Volunteer Organisation Recognition Award 2014 by Canal & River Trust (CRT ...

Over £10,000 Raised to Boost Restoration Projects!

Date: 02/12/2014

IWA is delighted to announce that the Waterways Restoration Raffle has exceeded its target of £10,000 with another six weeks left until the draw. IWA hopes that the raffle will continue to gain momentum so that each of the restoration ...

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IWA welcomes appointment of Welfare Officer

Date: 12/11/2014

IWA welcomes the recent appointment by Canal & River Trust (CRT) of a Welfare Officer and hopes that the new post will go some way to resolving the conflicts that can arise when balancing the rights of individuals, particularly those in ...

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