News with tag 'Waterway News'

WRG Volunteers Spring into Action

Date: 15/04/2015

IWA’s Waterway Recovery Group (WRG) has had a busy start to 2015 organising several weekend digs and running three week-long

Lancaster Canal to be Dredged Ahead of IWA Trailboat Festival

Date: 15/04/2015

Canal & River Trust has announced plans to dredge parts of the northern reaches of the

Canalway Cavalcade Programme Launched

Date: 15/04/2015

The 32-page brochure for IWA’s 2015 Canalway Cavalcade is now available to preview

Root Out Himalayan Balsam This Summer - IWA Calls for Public’s Help to Stop the Invader

Date: 15/04/2015

IWA's annual summer Himalayan Balsam Campaign begins with an Awareness Week from 16th-24th May, ahead of its ...

IWA Waterways Triathlon 2015 Opens for Registration

Date: 30/03/2015

Registration is now open for IWA's inaugural Waterways Triathlon which will be held at Hoe Mill Lock on the Tags: IWA News, Waterway News, Events

WRG Volunteer John Hawkins Receives Heroes of the Waterways Award

Date: 23/03/2015

On Saturday 21st March, Canal & River Trust (CRT) awarded Waterway Recovery Group (WRG) volunteer, John Hawkins, its

PLA and BMF Agree Requirements for Hired Narrowboats on Tidal Thames

Date: 16/03/2015

Following a Port of London Authority (PLA) investigation into an accident that involved a hired narrowboat on the Tags: IWA News, Waterway News, Safety, Navigation Authorities

Chesterfield Canal Trust to Host 2016 IWA Trailboat Festival

Date: 06/03/2015

The Chesterfield Canal Trust is to host the IWA National Trailboat Festival in 2016 at Staveley Town Basin on the Chesterfield Canal.

The ...

IWA Manifesto 2015

Date: 02/03/2015

Voting for the next General Election takes place on 7th May and we need your help.

IWA has produced a Manifesto for our future MPs, to demonstrate the importance of our waterways heritage and encourage them to work with us to ...

Congleton Work Party Members Receive Recognition

Date: 02/03/2015

Volunteers with IWA North Staffordshire and South Cheshire Branch’s regular work party at Congleton,  received ...

IWA Photography Competition Shortlist Open for Voting

Date: 02/03/2015

There were lots of fantastic entries this year for IWA’s calendar photography competition, which made it an incredibly difficult task to shortlist them.

The shortlisted images have been carefully selected to promote waterways ...

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

BSS Emphasises Danger of CO Poisoning

Date: 16/02/2015

At the end of January the Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) published its

Update on the Elvington Lock Campaign

Date: 30/01/2015

IWA has been involved with further meetings and discussions that have taken place about the current closure of Elvington Lock on the River Derwent, following the Environment Agency’s (EA) decision to close the lock in February 2014 due ...

IWA Responds to CRT’s Proposal to Install Railings on Marple Aqueduct

Date: 28/01/2015

IWA has recently responded to Canal & River Trust’s Manchester & Pennine Waterway’s consultation on a proposal to install railings along the offside parapet of Marple Aqueduct as part of the Heritage Lottery funded Revealing ...

Boat Safety Scheme Warns Boaters Against the Use of Damp Fuel

Date: 22/01/2015

The Boat Safety Scheme has issued a warning to boaters, that the use of damp wood and logs in stoves could put them at risk of increased costs, stove damage and Tags: Waterway News, Safety, Maintenance

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