News with tag 'Waterway News'

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 ...

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 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

IWA Discusses Mooring Sales with CRT

Date: 21/01/2015

Last year, IWA submitted a response to Canal & River Trust’s (CRT) Mooring Sales Consultation, which was followed up with up with a meeting with CRT in December. This allowed IWA to further discuss its views on CRT’s mooring ...

Second Phase of Brentford Waterside Development Approved

Date: 21/01/2015

The second phase of a 520 home waterside development in Brentford has been approved by Hounslow Council and Mæ Architects appointed to design the latest phase of buildings.

The second phase of work at Brentford Lock West will ...

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 ...

Further Funds Secured for Caldon Canal Towpath Improvements

Date: 21/01/2015


£1.5m has been secured by Staffordshire County Council to allow towpath improvements to continue along the Caldon ...

HS2 Phase 2 Fradley to Crewe - ‘Safeguarding’ Consultation

Date: 07/01/2015

In November 2014, HS2 Ltd issued on behalf of the Department for Transport, a consultation on the Secretary of State’s proposal to put in place ‘Safeguarding’ of the current route for part of the

IWA Responds to Consultation on Maritime & Coastguard Agency Safety Management Code

Date: 07/01/2015

IWA recently responded to the public consultation on the Safety Management Code For Domestic Passenger Ships of Classes III to VI(A) and Domestic Passenger High Speed Craft, which includes passenger trip boats on canals and rivers.

IWA Responds to CRT Consultation on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Date: 07/01/2015

CRT has launched a consultation on proposals to change the way it manages the Leeds & ...

CRT Advises Boaters to Wear Lifejackets in Tunnels

Date: 07/01/2015

CRT has advised that lifejackets be worn when traveling through canal tunnels. This follows the release of the coroners report on the death of a boater in Harecastle Tunnel on the Tags: Waterway News, Safety, Navigation Authorities

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 ...

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