23 July 2014
THE Canal & River Trust is making changes to four visitor mooring sites in central London to help make sure the limited space is shared fairly between visiting boats and those who make the capital their home.
To be put in place in August, the plan was worked on with the Better Relationship Group and benefits from feedback from boaters.
- Canal & River Trust recruits heritage trainees
- Canal & River Trust gets £350k boost from charitable foundation
- Montgomery Canal restoration moves one step closer
- Living Waterways Awards finalists announced
- Last minute family holidays boost boat bookings
- Phase 2 Consultation on winter stoppages
- IWA welcomes APPWG inquiry
- New business prepares to open
- Canal & River Trust accounts highlight a year of progress
- Dutton breach work wins award
20 January 2014
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CLOSING DATE: Monday, 4th August 2014
IN A year of anniversaries one of the most significant is that of what many of us consider to be 'the book that started it all'; 'it' being the founding of the Inland Waterways Association (IWA) and the revival of the fortunes of Britain's canals and rivers.
CLOSING DATE: Thursday, 21st August 2014
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2 June 2014
AFTER dealing with the damage caused by the winter’s storms, Buckingham Canal Society (BCS) work party volunteers have been working alongside a group from Network Rail for a team building day.
The task was to put a pair of old lock gates to good use again at Hyde Lane Lock within the Buckingham Canal Nature Reserve near Thornborough Mill. BCS leases the reserve from Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) and manage it on their behalf.
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23 July 2014
CANAL lovers may be swapping the eerie depths of the three-mile long Standedge Tunnel, Marsden, West Yorkshire, for a weekend of bright sunshine at the tunnel mouth.
Saturday and Sunday, July 26 and 27, sees a country fair at Standedge Tunnel and Visitors Centre, featuring crafts, food stalls, Punch and Judy and a display of vintage tractors as well as other assorted family activities.
22 July 2014
A GROUP of local folk and acoustic musicians have banded together to organise a tour by narrowboat to raise funds for the historic waterways charity Friends of Raymond.
They will be travelling by canal from Linslade to Watford over a week and stopping at canal side pubs and local music venues to perform acoustic gigs.
10 July 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. This video shows Craning a new Narrowboat into the marina.
6 June 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. This video shows Craig Allen carrying out a hull survey.
Current Issue: Aug 2014
♦ 514 boats for sale
♦ Register for a free weekend berth at Castle Marina
♦ TV Tony backs rescue bid for 'lost' canals
♦ Customers are key to CRT success
♦ Staying safe on the water
♦ Britannia rules at Dunstable
♦ Getting up close to the Kelpies
♦ Boat review: True Blue
• Next issue on sale: August 28, 2014