News with tag 'Restoration'

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

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 ...

CRT Launches Consultation on Marple Aqueduct Refurbishment and Improvements

Date: 07/01/2015

CRT has, together with Mellor Archaeological Trust, secured £2.3 million of investment (including £1.5m HLF grant) to conserve, interpret and celebrate the works of Samuel Oldknow, the driving force behind construction of the Peak ...

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 £ ...

IWA Launches Winding Hole Specification

Date: 06/11/2014

As part of its current Winding Hole Campaign, IWA has made available on its website a recommended Tags: IWA News, Restoration, Campaigns

WRG Commended for Building Bridges Project

Date: 26/09/2014

IWA’s Waterway Recovery Group (WRG) received a Commendation at Canal and River Trust’s (CRT) Living Waterways Awards ceremony, which ...

Successful Summer of Canal Camps for WRG

Date: 15/09/2014

September saw the end of a very productive Canal Camp summer season with over 2500 volunteer days spent restoring the canals of England and Wales. Based on an average of six hours of volunteering per day that is a staggering 15,000 hours of ...

Waterways Restoration Raffle Exceeds £5,000

Date: 12/09/2014

IWA Waterways Restoration Raffle has raised over £5,000 since it was launched on Monday 1st August.

The Waterways Restoration Raffle aims to raise at least £10,000, with 100% of the profits going towards supporting ...

Over 300 Volunteer Days Spent Restoring Inglesham Lock this Summer

Date: 18/08/2014

From the 19th July - 9th August, IWA's Waterway Recovery Group ran three weeks of Canal Camps at Inglesham Lock on the Cotswold Canals.  Volunteers from England, ...

IWA Launches National Waterways Restoration Raffle

Date: 01/08/2014

IWA has announced the launch of its National Waterways Restoration Raffle.

The raffle aims to raise £10,000 to support waterway restoration and development by donating 100% of the profit to

Progress to Restore Inglesham Lock

Date: 22/07/2014

Significant progress is being made towards the restoration of Inglesham Lock by volunteers from IWA’s Waterway Recovery Group (WRG).

The work is a continuation of an appeal launched by IWA at the end of 2010, which raised over ...

Crowds Celebrate Waterway Restoration at Stratford

Date: 10/07/2014

IWA joined celebrations for the restoration of Warwickshire waterways at Stratford River Festival over the weekend 4th to 6th July.  

Crowds descended on the 6th annual river festival  which this year highlighted ...

Sir Tony Robinson Supports Canal Restoration Campaign

Date: 10/07/2014

Sir Tony Robinson is backing a canal restoration campaign to encourage more people to engage with derelict canals across the country.

IWA is working alongside Canal & River Trust (CRT) in this campaign and both organisations want ...

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 ...

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, ...

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