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Canal & River Trust – Waterways and Wellbeing Agenda

On 22 May, Canal & River Trust, re-launched their new, revitalised  ‘brand’. This is vital to increase awareness of the Trust and its wider role, to reach new audiences and broaden support for its move to become a waterways and wellbeing charity. The attached documents and the link to a presentation by Heather Clarke, Strategy,

2019-03-20T16:11:54+00:00August 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Innovation|0 Comments

Greener Waterway Infrastructure “Green WIN”

Green WIN secures funding from North West Europe’s (NWE) Low Carbon Priority. It addresses the problem of excess energy use and high carbon emissions Waterway Management Organisations (WMO’s) cause across NWE when pumping water around waterways. The aim is to demonstrate improvements which deliver energy savings and reduced CO2 emissions from our pilots by the

2019-03-20T16:11:06+00:00July 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Innovation|0 Comments

NIWE Meeting Belfast

On Thursday the 27st of April, a meeting has taken place of the NIWE (Network Inland Waterways Europe). The meeting was hosted by Lagan Canal  Trust, one of the partners in the NIWE. On the Lagan Valley Island Centre in Lisburn city came 11 representatives from 8 different countries gathered for an interesting agenda. The agenda was focused on the

2019-03-20T15:21:06+00:00July 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Submitted Interreg NSR Project: BLUEHUB

Six NIWE partners have submitted in January 2017 the Interreg NSR project: BLUEHUB,  under the leadpartnership of the Province of Antwerp (BE). The partnership will develop a successful and transverable model for “blue hubs”: multimodal switching points alongside inland waterways, connecting the traditional on land mobility networks with the (not yet developed) potential of inland

2019-03-20T15:21:12+00:00March 24th, 2017|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

EU Referendum and NIWE

Following the UK referendum and the public decision for the UK to leave the EU, the Canal & River Trust is still committed to NIWE and the development and delivery of transnational projects with the network and other like-minded organisations. At the Conservative Party Conference on 3rd October, Phillip Hammond (UK Govt Chancellor of the

2019-03-20T15:21:15+00:00October 7th, 2016|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

NIWE Meeting London

On Thursday the 21st of April, a meeting has taken place of the NIWE (Network Inland Waterways Europe). The meeting was hosted by Canal & River Trust, one of the partners in the NIWE. On the Limehouse Basin in London came 10 representatives from 5 different countries gathered for an interesting agenda. The agenda was focused on INTERREG Europe, they

2019-03-20T15:21:19+00:00April 26th, 2016|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Scottish Canals Case Studies

Union Canal In-House Spot Dredging Case Study During 2014, a number of boaters had pointed out to SC operational staff that there were high spots of sediment in the Union Canal that their boats were scraping into, making navigation difficult. These complaints were combined with data from a dipping survey in the Union Canal completed

2019-03-20T15:21:25+00:00October 21st, 2015|Categories: Innovation|0 Comments