News with tag 'IWA News'

Summer of Canal Restoration

Date: 04/07/2014

Since the 1960s hundreds of miles of canals and river navigations have been saved from dereliction and gradually more and more miles are being brought back to life by dedicated volunteer groups around the country.

For more than 40 ...

IWA Events Across The Country This Weekend

Date: 03/07/2014

Events organised by IWA are taking place across the country this weekend. Boaters will attend gatherings hosted by IWA branches in Ware and Leeds. IWA will also celebrate the restoration of waterways in Warwickshire at Stratford River Festival ...

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IWA & ANT Celebrate Aickman Centenary

Date: 27/06/2014

Today, 27th June 2014, IWA and Avon Navigation Trust (ANT) celebrated the centenary of the birth of Robert Aickman, one of IWA's founders, who led the ...

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IWA's 2014 Himalayan Balsam Campaign

Date: 12/06/2014

The Inland Waterways Association (IWA) is pleased to announce the start of its 2014 Himalayan Balsam Campaign.

After a successful season of tackling the invasive species in Tags: IWA News, Waterway News, Volunteering, Campaigns

Over 120 boats at IWA's National Campaign Festival in Chester

Date: 10/06/2014

With over 120 gaily decorated craft and thousands of people enjoying the sunshine, IWA's Tags: IWA News, Campaigns, Events

George Rogers is selected as one of the 30 Volunteers’ Week Ambassadors

Date: 05/06/2014

IWA's Waterway Recovery Group (WRG) is pleased to announce that volunteer George Rogers has been selected as one of thirty Volunteers’ Week Ambassadors.

Volunteer’s Week runs from the  1st - 7th June and is ...

Olympic Waterways Inaugural Cruise

Date: 03/06/2014

On behalf of IWA, St Pancras Cruising Club (SPCC) organised an inaugural cruise around the Olympic Park waterways on Saturday 10th May 2014. 

Nearly forty boats took part in the cruise, which was organised in two parts to ...

IWA Submits HS2 Bill Petition

Date: 02/06/2014

Towards the end of May, IWA formally submitted its Petition to the House of Commons against the High Speed Rail (London – West Midlands) Bill.

IWA’s Petition summarises the position the Association has taken on HS2 ...

First Annual Restoration Workshop a Great Success

Date: 20/05/2014

The first annual workshop aimed at helping restoration groups across the country has been declared a great success.

Over 60 representatives of restoration societies and canal trusts from across the country attended the workshop, ...

IWA Funding Enables CRT to Focus on Restoration

Date: 09/05/2014

IWA welcomes Canal & River Trust's (CRT) renewed commitment to the restoration of Britain's inland waterways, and has provided funding to enable them to do it.

IWA has organised a Tags: IWA News, Waterway News, Restoration, Campaigns, Events, Navigation Authorities

Sun Shines on First IWA Braunston Boat Gathering

Date: 08/05/2014

Over thirty boats gathered in glorious sunshine for IWA Northampton Branch’s first ever Boat Gathering held in the historic Nurser’s canal ...

Record Breaking Attendance at IWA's Canalway Cavalcade 2014

Date: 07/05/2014

Record numbers of people came out to enjoy the colourful spectacle and fun at IWA's 2014 Canalway Cavalcade over the May Day Bank Holiday ...

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CRT's Freight Advisory Group Makes Recommendations on ‘Priority Freight Routes’

Date: 02/05/2014

CRT has published a report from its Freight Advisory Group into the current and potential future role of its commercial inland waterways to carry freight. The Group recommended an initial focus on waterways it has defined as ‘Priority ...

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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