News with tag 'Maintenance'

CRT Investment Plans for 2014/15

Date: 01/05/2014

CRT has outlined its investment plans for the next three years. Expenditure is to rise to £85.4 million in 2014/15 and continue to rise to £93 million in 2016/17.

CRT’s planned major works expenditure for the year ...

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 ...

Canal & River Trust Launch National Flood Appeal

Date: 17/02/2014

Canal & River Trust (CRT) has launched a National Canal Flood Appeal as flooding continues across the country.

CRT's engineers will not be able to fully assess the level of damage caused by the prolonged extreme weather to its ...

CRT to Spend an Extra £2M on Waterway Works

Date: 08/11/2013

Canal & River Trust Will Invest an Extra £2 million in Waterway Works this Winter
This winter the Canal & River Trust (CRT) plans to spend an extra £2 million on the waterways, bringing the total year ...

Aylesbury Arm Lock Repairs to Finish in November

Date: 04/11/2013

The repair work being carried out on Buckland Lock on the Aylesbury Arm of the Grand Union Canal, which collapsed in March, is now due to be completed by the end of November. The completion of the work is three months behind schedule and over ...

Storm hits Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation

Date: 31/10/2013

The storm that affected parts of the country between Sunday 27th and Monday 28th October has brought down a number of trees on the

Rochdale Canal Collapse

Date: 29/10/2013

A culvert that runs beneath the Rochdale Canal, between locks 6 and 7 in Mytholmroyd, failed on 28th October leading to a collapse of part of the canal ...

Incredible Assortment of Rubbish at IWA Clean-up

Date: 24/10/2013

Milton Keynes Branch of The Inland Waterways Association (MK IWA), working in partnership with Canal & River Trust (CRT) and sponsored by Wyvern Shipping Co. Ltd. completed their autumn canal clean-up covering 10 miles of the Grand Union ...

Thames Closure Notice at Whitchurch

Date: 21/10/2013

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 several months, are planned to be carried out ...

Successful Himalayan Balsam Campaign for 2013

Date: 17/09/2013

 

August saw the end of a very productive Himalayan Balsam campaign season in 2013. IWA Branches from across the country worked hard to locate and remove the invasive plant in order to limit its spread and hopefully eradicate the ...

Operation Starburst on the Canals of Manchester

Date: 03/09/2013

IWA Manchester Branch, working in partnership with Canal & River Trust and supported by Tags: IWA News, Volunteering, Events, Maintenance

Canal & River Trust Winter Stoppages

Date: 03/09/2013

Canal & River Trust has announced its winter stoppage programme.

In the spring of each year, the Trust begins to plan the following winter’s major works and maintenance programmes and some of these call for stoppages or ...

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