Canal & River Trust worked with Defra and the #IWill4nature campaign to support the 2019 Year of Green Action (YoGA). The Year of Green Action was a nationwide initiative that connected people, of all ages and from all walks of life, with nature and showed how everyone can take positive action to improve our environment.
Canal & River Trust hosted 12 NIWE delegates at our latest meeting held at The Cruising Association HQ in Limehouse Basin, London on 26 November 2019. Perrine Lavelle and Nicolas Delaporte were welcomed as our new representatives for VNF. The meeting discussed progress with our Thematic groups: Communications & marketing, Commercialisation, Wellbeing, and Culture and
Project manager Ann-Sofie Pauwelyn testifies how the Smart Shipping program of De Vlaamse Waterweg nv will transform the (inland) shipping industry. Listen to the podcast now!
Danny Brennan, the Chair of the Network of Inland Waterways Europe (NIWE) represented Green WIN and RIVER at the European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC) 2019 in Brussels recently. Danny is helping develop the Greener Waterways Network https://waterwaysnetwork.eu/green-win through NIWE and to support Green WIN partners efforts to target industry, waterways managers, environmental groups
Over the last two months Green WIN partners have worked together to produce their promotional video. This is aimed at informing new audiences about the project, it’s aims, objectives and expected results - and how they plan to achieve these. The video will be rolled out as widely as possible and put to good
Danny Brennan, the Chair of the Network of Inland Waterways Europe (NIWE) will be representing Green WIN and RIVER next month at the European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC) 2019 in Brussels. We will task him with promoting the way NIWE is helping us develop our Greener Waterways Network https://waterwaysnetwork.eu/green-win and to get the
19 delegates from Norway will be visiting the North West of England from 23-26 September to witness several of the region’s waterway attractions and to find out more about how Canal & River Trust, together with their partners and stakeholders try to increase visitor numbers and engagement with the general public. The party is made
CLIMATE CHANGE AND EXTREME events have recently been very much in the news, most recently in Australia. Not long after we published our feature on the Murray River, we see the country suffering almost simultaneously record heat in the south and catastrophic floods in the north. Last October, torrential floods took lives and wreaked unprecedented
COSME project: Greenways Heritage The province of Antwerp is partner in the European COSMEproject: Greenways Heritage. Development and promotion of a transnational cultural tourism product linked to greenways and UNESCO cultural sites. Lead partner is the EGWA (European Greenway Association). Greenways are communication routes reserved exclusively for non-motorised journeys. Canal towpaths and disused railway lines
The NIWE delegates met prior to the National Conference on River Tourism 1-2 Feb 2018, a B2B event organised by VNF, addressing development of inland waterway tourism and economic activities on and alongside Europe’s inland waterways. 31st January NIWE Meeting 14:00 Venue: Harbour of Bordeaux, la salle du conseil Address: rue des Etrangers, Bordeaux