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New pumps at Gloucester “The beating heart of the Docks”

Canal & River Trust recently installed two large three-ton pumps at Gloucester Pumping Station in Gloucester Docks. The new energy efficient pumps join the two existing ones to play a crucial role in managing water resources in Gloucester and Bristol. The pumps at Gloucester take on average some 100million litres of water per day from

2022-01-14T17:30:10+00:00January 14th, 2022|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

How canals can help tackle the climate crisis.

Canal & River Trust recently published an article on its website titled Why Yorkshire's industrial age canal can help tackle the climate crisis. The article set out the many ways waterways help to mitigate climate change in the UK’s overheating towns and cities. The modern-day benefits of historic canals they set out included: Using canal

2021-12-02T14:04:39+00:00December 2nd, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Riverside Cities and tourism of the future

The STAR Cities project presented the results of three years of cooperation at their “Sustainable Tourism Management for Riverside Cities” conference on 26 November 2021. Hosted by project partner NECSTouR the event attracted over eighty participants from across Europe. Conference themes included; Engaging Locals & Communities, developing new tourism products, better marketing strategies, and improved

2021-11-29T13:30:37+00:00November 29th, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Important events addressing loneliness and isolation – 18th November and 2nd December 2021

Across the North Sea Region many people continue to experience social isolation and loneliness. The Covid pandemic has not helped but ‘on the plus side’ many innovative solutions have emerged as a result. The From Isolation to Inclusion (I2I) project is going well and there are two forthcoming events which will showcase developments and encourage discussion

2021-11-10T14:43:03+00:00November 10th, 2021|Categories: Events|0 Comments

All in this together!

Article by Canal & River Trust volunteer, Sian Steel. Now more than ever social isolation and loneliness are issues that many of us are facing. With countries being shifted in and out of lockdown, there are people who have not seen their families at all in the past year. However, even without the added implications

2021-04-28T10:32:30+00:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Waterplatform De Wijers Webinar – the “Land of 1,001 ponds” – April 2021

23rd April 2021, 10am - 11.45am (BST) Green WIN partners Vlaamse Landmaatschappij (VLM) have teamed up with the province of Limburg, the Steering Group De Wijers, and the Demer Basin Board, to host the annual Waterplatform De Wijers event on the 23rd of April. Each year the Waterplatform brings partners together to discuss the water

2021-04-13T13:42:54+00:00April 13th, 2021|Categories: Events|0 Comments
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