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Canal & River Trust | Heritage | Waterway Communities | Waterway Politics

English Heritage and Canal & River Trust pilot nationwide heritage project

The Canal & River Trust is partnering with English Heritage on a national pilot project which could significantly improve the way national custodians of heritage, such as the Trust, are able to look after the listed buildings and structures in their care.

This spring the Trust and English Heritage will run a stakeholder consultation on . . . → Read More: English Heritage and Canal & River Trust pilot nationwide heritage project

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Waterway Museums and Attractions Celebrate Historic First Anniversary

To mark its first anniversary the Canal & River Trust is opening the doors to its three museums; National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port; Gloucester Waterways Museum and The Canal Museum at Stoke Bruerne for free, and offering visitors to Standedge Visitor Centre in Yorkshire free 30-minute boat trips into Britain’s longest canal tunnel.

In . . . → Read More: Waterway Museums and Attractions Celebrate Historic First Anniversary

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Canal & River Trust Announces £50,000 Project To Digitise The National Waterway Collection

6th June 2013

The Canal & River Trust is pleased to announce that work has started on a £50,000 project to digitise and enable public access to the national waterway collection, including the archive of over 20,000 images.

The national collection which contains everything from historic narrowboats to canal company uniforms and commemorative plates is . . . → Read More: Canal & River Trust Announces £50,000 Project To Digitise The National Waterway Collection

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Trent & Mersey Canal breach Appeal

The Canal & River Trust have launched an appeal to raise funds to help repair the breach on the Trent & Mersey canal caused by the extraordinary recent weather.

The 240-year-old Trent & Mersey Canal is a bustling artery of our canal network and key part of the Cheshire Ring providing jobs in the local . . . → Read More: Trent & Mersey Canal breach Appeal

Canal & River Trust | Heritage

Canal & River Trust appoints heritage committee

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

Canal & River Trust | Heritage | Waterway Communities

MP Asks Minister about Canal Museums

Andrea Leadsom (South Northamptonshire, Conservative)

I know that my hon. Friend shares my view that canals and waterways are a great asset to Britain. In my constituency, we have the Stoke Bruerne canal museum and the Grand Union canal, with all the tourism and leisure activities that that brings. Can he update the House on . . . → Read More: MP Asks Minister about Canal Museums

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Visitors to get rare glimpse of Bingley engineering masterpiece

Tuesday 10th January 2012 in Aire Valley By Kathryn Bradley – Bradford Telegraph & Argus»

Visitors to Bingley’s world-famous Five Rise Locks will this month get a rare glimpse of parts of the engineering masterpiece normally hidden underwater.

British Waterways has drained the Grade I listed structure for maintenance revealing the bottom of the . . . → Read More: Visitors to get rare glimpse of Bingley engineering masterpiece