News with tag 'Waterway News'

Droitwich Canals Sponsored Walk

Date: 15/07/2015

On Saturday 19th September, IWA's WRG is organising a sponsored walk along the Droitwich Canals and Ring to help raise funds for its Van ...

Cross-Party Waterways Support at House of Commons Reception

Date: 09/07/2015

Over 50 people including MPs, members of the House of Lords and waterway representatives were joined at the Houses of Parliament by the new Waterway Minister, Rory Stewart MP, on Tuesday 7th July at a reception organised by The Inland ...

CRT Announces Plans for Winter Moorings in 2015/16

Date: 09/07/2015

CRT has announced its winter mooring plans for 2015/16. The Trust has said it hopes to offer winter moorings at a selection of visitor moorings and towpath sites across the country that are intended to support the continuous cruising lifestyle ...

Boston Barrier Will Not Increase Flood Risk Downstream

Date: 01/07/2015

EA has completed modelling that has confirmed that river levels, and therefore flood risk, downstream of the proposed Boston Barrier will not change once the Barrier is built and subsequently operated.

There was concern that the ...

WRG Van Appeal Reaches £60,000

Date: 01/07/2015

IWA's appeal to fund the replacement of four WRG vans has raised over £62,000 towards its £120,000 target, exceeding the half way mark. This ...

Inaugural Meeting to Develop the Swansea Bay Inland Waterway

Date: 30/06/2015

An inaugural meeting of organisations interested in the development of the Swansea Bay Inland Waterway (SBIW) was held on Monday 22nd June at the Neath Port Talbot Council offices in Baglan Bay. The proposal is to link the Neath, Swansea and ...

Boats Illegally Moored on River Thames Prosecuted

Date: 29/06/2015

Spelthorne Council has successfully prosecuted the owners of three boats illegally moored on the River Thames at ...

Additional Provisions to Alter HS2 Phase 1 Bill

Date: 26/06/2015

As IWA has already outlined, on Tuesday 23rd June The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport, Mr Robert Goodwill, formally set out the motion to ask that the existing HS2 Phase 1 Select Committee consider Instruction ...

Welsh 3000 Challenge

Date: 22/06/2015

On Saturday 20th June, the latest WRG Van Appeal fundraising event took place in Wales. Three members of IWA Head Office Staff, a WRG Volunteer and a ...

Improved Maintenance for Local Waterway

Date: 18/06/2015

A new weed lifting boat has been delivered to the Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation in time to deal with the summer weed growth. The new Dutch built boat will partner

WRG Chairman, Mike Palmer, Recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Date: 16/06/2015

On Saturday 11th June, it was announced that IWA’s Waterway Recovery Group chairman, Mike Palmer, has been awarded an MBE for voluntary service to ...

Work Starts on Wey & Arun Canal Bridge

Date: 15/06/2015

Wey & Arun Canal Trust has announcd that work has started to build a bridge that will enable part of the Tags: Waterway News, Volunteering, Restoration

CRT Extends Contract With Land & Water

Date: 15/06/2015

CRT has announced that it plans to carry out £15 million of dredging in the next two years as part of its £80 million 10-year dredging programme after it agreed a two-year extension of its dredging contract with Land & Water to ...

IWA Issues Statement on Paddle Pawl Stops

Date: 15/06/2015

IWA has issued a statement on CRT’s plans for discussing trials of new paddle pawl designs. IWA welcomes CRT’s plans to replace any damaged spindles and repair damaged paddle pawls but has significant concerns over one specific ...

IWA's National Trailboat Festival a Success

Date: 01/06/2015

IWA’s National Trailboat Festival, hosted by Lancaster Canal Trust, was held over the weekend of 30th May, with a Boaters’ Day on Monday 1st< ...

IWA Develops Range of Resources to Help Tackle Himalayan Balsam

Date: 27/05/2015

Following an Awareness Week organised by IWA a range of resources has been launched to help raise awareness of the invasive species, Himalayan Balsam, so that this problem plant, which is a threat to the waterways, can be better recorded and ...

Sonia Rolt’s Memorial Service

Date: 15/05/2015

A memorial service for Sonia Rolt was held on 14th May 2015 in The Chapel of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, St Paul's Cathedral. A large turnout celebrated Sonia’s life and recognised her wide range of heritage interests ...

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