According to Chris Barnett writing in Waterways Forward on April 27, 2012 British Waterways will cease to exist on June 28th 2012 to be replaced by the new charity the Canal and River Trust,
I haven’t seen any such announcement and the last I heard was that the announcement was pending final Parliamentary procedures; however, . . . → Read More: Canal & River Trust to be launched on June 28th?
The team on the boat at BW's Caen Hill yard ready to begin the refurbishment: ©Bob Naylor
Waterway volunteers will be recognised in the Waterways Renaissance Awards for the first time this year — and a group on the Kennet & Avon Canal have reached the finals of the award.
The Devizes-based Avon . . . → Read More: Kennet & Avon Canal Volunteering Renaissance
Waterscape is now the best place to find out the latest information about British Waterways’ reservoir holdings.
We’ll be letting you know how the glorious British weather affects reservoir levels and how this may impact on our canals and rivers.Water is a valuable resource and it’s important that we make the most of what we . . . → Read More: British Waterways’ Reservoir Watch
Issue date: 24th April 2012
Licence evasion across British Waterways’ canals and rivers in England and Wales, according to the latest licence check for 2012 is at a record low with 96.6% of boats holding up-to-date licenses.
The latest national boat check conducted in March 2012 showed that every region has improved its evasion rate . . . → Read More: British Waterways Reduces Licence Evasion
The Canal & River Trust, the charity that will become the guardian of British Waterways’ 2,000 miles of canals and rivers in England and Wales in 2012, has confirmed appointments to a new committee that will help to protect the heritage of the waterways.
The Canal & River Trust will be responsible for the third . . . → Read More: Canal & River Trust appoints heritage committee
With the announcement of the registration of the Canal & River Trust as a bona-fide charity, it seems appropriate to look at the new charity’s Charitable objects as copied from the Charity Commission website. It makes interesting reading and I think will go a long way to dispel a number of doubts that have been . . . → Read More: Canal & River Trust – Charity framework
Late yesterday the Charity Commission confirmed the registration of the Canal & River Trust under registration number 1146792. The news means that the fledgling Trust, which already has a Board of Trustees, a governing Council and, in HRH The Prince of Wales, a Royal Patron, is now legally permitted, and will soon be ready, to . . . → Read More: Canal & River Trust gains charity status