News with tag 'Waterway News'

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

Commemorating 200 years of the Northampton Canal Arm

Date: 13/05/2015

A mosaic mural to mark the 200th anniversary of the opening of the Northampton Arm of the Grand ...

CRT Trials New Way of Processing Dredgings

Date: 13/05/2015

CRT has opened a pilot dredging treatment site near Coventry as part of its plans to carry out £80m worth of dredging over ten years. With new legislation, the cost of disposing of dredging via landfill has increased dramatically in ...

Crowds Enjoy IWA’s Canalway Cavalcade

Date: 06/05/2015

Crowds ventured to the junction of the Grand Union and

IWA West Country Branch Adopts Part of the Bridgwater & Taunton Canal

Date: 06/05/2015

IWA West Country Branch has formally adopted a large stretch of the Bridgwater & Taunton Canal under Canal & River Trust’s (CRT) ...

Help Keep WRG on the Move - £120,000 Van Appeal

Date: 01/05/2015

IWA has launched an appeal to help its Waterway Recovery Group (WRG) raise £120,000 to buy four new vans to replace its current aged fleet.

IWA North West Region Awards

Date: 01/05/2015

IWA North West Region held its 2015 Region Awards Ceremony in late April. The event was held at Eldonian Village on the

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