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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

Reflections on the European Week of Regions and Cities 2019

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

2019-10-17T12:17:15+00:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Green WIN and RIVER at the European Week of Regions and Cities 2019

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

2019-10-15T09:03:01+00:00September 17th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Telemark Canal Regional Park visit to the UK

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

2019-09-11T11:09:25+00:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Climate change is real – waterways are front & centre!

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

2019-06-17T11:59:54+00:00June 17th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

COSME project: Greenways Heritage

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

2019-03-20T16:09:55+00:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Innovation|0 Comments

Meeting Novotel Düsseldorf City West – Düsseldorf

Venue: Novotel Düsseldorf City West Address: Niederkasseler Lohweg 179, 40547 Düsseldorf, Germany Attendees Canal River Trust - Danny Brennan Canal River Trust - Stephen Higham Provincie Antwerpen - Sabine Denissen Waterways Netherlands - Manon van Meer City of Ghent - Rudy van der Ween Rijkswaterstaat - Paul van der Maat Waterways Ireland - Caroline McCarroll

2019-06-18T12:56:43+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments