7 March 2014
MARKS & Spencer (M&S) has announced details of this year’s Big Beach Clean-up, which will tackle the scourge of litter on 95 UK beaches and 45 canals, including locations that were hit by recent storms.
In partnership with the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) and the Canal & River Trust, this year's M&S Big Beach Clean-up will take place between April 24 and 30 with thousands of volunteers – including M&S customers, employees and volunteers – taking part.
6 March 2014
NATIONAL Historic Ships UK (NHS-UK) has received a confirmed grant of £261,100 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) Skills for the Future Programme for the Shipshape Heritage Training Partnership project.
This project will develop traditional skills and techniques in young people, focusing on the conservation, handling and maintenance of historic vessels at a time when these skills are in serious decline.
- Company director jailed for Erewash pollution
- IWA submits HS2 consultation response
- New lease agreed for tidal river
- Towpath improvements in Wales
- Plans for new canal quarter in Birmingham
- Youth Engagement Advisory Group casts off
- IWA announces 2015 Calendar shortlist
- Mooring legal claim finally abandoned
- Engineers discover WWI medal at the bottom of South Yorkshire canal
- Young adults get chance to learn traditional boating skills
20 January 2014
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CLOSING DATE: Wednesday, 23rd April 2014
Towpath Talk wants to raise awareness about the importance of installing a carbon monoxide alarm on your boat. We've teamed up with Safelincs to offer our readers 20 chances to win a Kidde 10Y CO carbon monoxide alarm, one of the very few CO alarms certified for boats.
19 December 2013
BRISTOL is a city of push-bikes and boats, it’s home to Wallace and Gromit, Banksy and buskers in sandals with tin whistles. The ethos of the modern Bristolian rides a skyline that unapologetically washes old and new together. Architecture tells its own stories and the Floating Harbour wafts the strongest flavours of the past and present in the showcase of the city.
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3 March 2014
THIS spring, visitors to the National Waterways Museum in Ellesmere Port, will have two great new opportunities to look back at the history of the town.
From Wednesday March 5 to Tuesday April 29, as part of the new Port Arts Festival Fringe, the Ellesmere Port Local and Family History Society, the Ellesmere Port Photographic Society and students from West Cheshire College, will be putting on an exhibition, hosted by the National Waterways Museum, entitled ‘Then and Now’ based on ten iconic images of the town.
3 March 2014
THE first of two explorer cruises run by Stuart & Marie Sherratt for the Birmingham Canals Navigation Society from May 9-16 is now booked up, but there are still spaces on the second one.
This will take place from Sunday May 18 – Monday May 26. Entry forms are available from email@example.com
12 February 2014
EACH month we bring you a video from Whilton Marina’s About Narrowboating channel on YouTube. There are currently 56 films covering everything from Blacking a Narrowboat to Different Types of Handrails. Here we look at putting an empty Cassette back into the toilet in a narrowboat.
7 November 2013
EACH month we bring you a video from Whilton Marina’s About Narrowboating channel on YouTube. There are currently 56 films covering everything from Blacking a Narrowboat to Different Types of Handrails. Here we look at how to empty a cassette toilet in a narrowboat.
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