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Let’s get tanked up!

Great news from the Green WIN project as the 4 tonne tank (with lid) was recently delivered to the Université de Liège. General layout of the test bench The tank is a key component of the Green WIN ‘Test Bench’ where a range of submersible pumps and innovative solutions can be tested. Manufacturers kept going

2020-07-24T07:56:54+00:00July 24th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Citizen Science and public involvement

Canal & River Trust volunteer, Sian Steel, assesses how communities can help deliver - and benefit from - science based projects on and along inland waterways. ‘Citizen science’ gets members of the public involved in carrying out scientific research. Public involvement can speed up data collection and processing, allow data to be collected from all

2020-07-24T07:45:11+00:00July 24th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Development of the next North Sea Region Programme: NIWE UPDATE / RESPONSE

The European Commission set out an initial framework for new Interreg operational programmes for the 2021-2027 period in January. Shortly afterwards, the current North Sea Region (NSR) Joint Secretariat (JS) published its NSR Orientation Paper which starts to shape the programme. A Programme Preparation Group (PPG) representing the NSR’s participating countries was set up to

2020-04-28T09:53:40+00:00April 28th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

From Isolation to Inclusion

From Isolation to Inclusion: innovation in social service delivery to improve social inclusion and counteract loneliness in the NSR Many people Across the North Sea Region (NSR) are experiencing social isolation and/or loneliness. Finding a solution requires action from multiple agencies for its successful alleviation. Canal & River Trust (CRT) is a partner in “From

2020-07-09T12:07:21+00:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Waterways Ireland amongst the prizes

Waterways Ireland was awarded the Green Public Sector Organisation of the year at the recent Green Awards 2020. The Awards, which were launched in 2008, recognise the extraordinary contribution and commitment towards growing a greener future and is a leading platform for sustainability intelligence, leadership and innovation in best green practice in Ireland. Waterways Ireland

2020-04-06T13:02:32+00:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Innovation|0 Comments

Year of Green Action 2019

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.

2020-02-26T11:16:42+00:00February 26th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Meeting in London’s historic docklands

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

2020-02-04T09:56:01+00:00February 4th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments