News with tag 'Volunteering'

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 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 ...

WRG Volunteer Wins Award from Prime Minister

Date: 11/11/2014

On Thursday 6th November 2014, it was announced that George Rogers, a volunteer from IWA’s Waterway Recovery Group (WRG), is the latest recipient of a Points ...

Tags: Volunteering

Get Your Boots On and Help Raise Funds for WRG

Date: 03/11/2014

On Sunday 22nd February 2015, walkers will be given the opportunity to take to the towpaths of the

IWA’s National Awards Recognise Contributions to the Waterways

Date: 30/09/2014

IWA’s annual awards were presented at IWA’s Annual General Meeting on 27th September 2014. The awards recognise contributions made to the Association and inland waterways.

Lichfield & Hatherton Canals Restoration ...

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 ...

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, ...

Over 150 Volunteers Take Part in IWA’s 2014 Himalayan Balsam Campaign

Date: 07/08/2014

The Inland Waterways Association’s (IWA) 2014 Himalayan Balsam Campaign has been a great success with over 150 volunteers joining work parties across the country.

Over the 2014

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 ...

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'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

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 ...

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