News with tag 'IWA News'

Canalway Cavalcade Event Programme Announced

Date: 17/04/2014

The programme of events has been announced for IWA's 2014 Canalway Cavalcade which is held annually ...

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IWA National Trailboat Festival 2014 Programme Announced

Date: 15/04/2014

The 2014 IWA National Trailboat Festival is to be held at the Grand Western Canal Country Park.

The festival will take place over the late May Bank Holiday weekend, 24th – 26th May 2014.

Organisers have ...

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IWA Staff Complete Acheman Challenge

Date: 07/04/2014

On Saturday 5th April four members of staff from IWA Head Office completed a 50 mile quadrathlon along the

55 Volunteers Clean Up Over 5 Miles of the Erewash Canal

Date: 03/04/2014

The Inland Waterways Association (IWA) Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Branch joined forces with the Erewash ...

IWA Announces Calendar Competition Results

Date: 02/04/2014

IWA is pleased to announce the results of its annual calendar competition.

The competition aims to promote waterways, activities and wildlife from all over the UK waterway network. Over 600 photographs were entered, which were then ...

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Restoration Top of the Agenda at New Annual Conference

Date: 27/03/2014

Waterway restoration will be at the top of the agenda during a special workshop taking place in May aimed at starting to overcome some of the big challenges facing restoration groups across the country.

The workshop, being hosted by ...

Grand Western Canal Re-Opens

Date: 19/03/2014

The Grand Western Canal and towpath was officially re-opened on 19th March after the completion of structural repairs to a breached embankment at ...

Branch Joins Churnet Valley Living Landscape Partnership Board

Date: 18/03/2014

IWA North Staffordshire & South Cheshire Branch has joined the partnership board of the Churnet Valley Living Landscape ...

HS2 Plus - The Sir David Higgins Report on HS2

Date: 17/03/2014

The report HS2 Plus, which reports on the strategy, proposals and budget of the HS2 project was published on 17th March.

The report was requested by the Prime Minister in November 2013 and written by Sir David Higgins, ...

IWA Announces Waterways Pageant Event at Saul

Date: 11/03/2014

IWA Events Team (formerly IWA Festivals) is pleased to announce its new summer event. The Saul Waterways Pageant will be held over the August Bank Holiday weekend, Saturday 23rd to Monday 25th August 2014 at the junction of the Gloucester & ...

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Sir Tony Baldry MP Wins IWA's Parliamentarian of the Year Award

Date: 11/03/2014

Sir Tony Baldry MP received the “Parliamentarian of the Year Award” at IWA's Award Dinner held at the House of Commons on Monday 10th March. 

Sir Tony Baldry MP, a former Waterways Minister, was presented the award ...

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HS2 - Progress Made to Protect Fradley Junction

Date: 07/03/2014

We have today jointly issued with Canal & River Trust (CRT) the following briefing note on progress with improvements to the HS2 route at Fradley Junction. As you will know, IWA suggested an alternative route avoiding the canal in 2012, ...

Toyota Supports IWA’s WOW Education Programme

Date: 03/03/2014

IWA was delighted to receive £800 from the Toyota Manufacturing UK (TMUK) Charitable Trust to support the new Wild Over Waterways (WOW) Buildings & Structures children’s activity leaflet.

IWA has already funded the ...

IWA Submits HS2 Phase 1 Consultation Response

Date: 28/02/2014

IWA has submitted its response to HS2's Phase 1 Hybrid Bill Environmental Statement Consultation.

The Government first announced its preferred route for the £42 billion HS2 high speed rail line between London and the Midlands ...

CRT Flood Appeal Update

Date: 21/02/2014

Canal & River Trust (CRT) continues to appeal for donations to aid repair works to its network as more damage comes to light.

Thankfully, large parts of the waterway network in the North and the Midlands, escaped the worst of ...

IWA Welcomes Legal Decision on Moorings

Date: 20/02/2014

IWA has welcomed the decision by Mr Nick Brown, on 19th February, to abandon judicial review proceedings against Canal & River Trust over its mooring guidelines. The Association believes this now clears the way for the Trust to make good ...

IWA 2015 Calendar Competition Shortlist Announced

Date: 19/02/2014

Voting is now open for the calendar competition!

Over 600 brilliant photographs featuring waterways, activities and wildlife from all over the UK waterway network were submitted for the latest calendar competition.

The ...

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