Future of Crofton Beam Engines secured thanks to National Lottery Grant

The Kennet & Avon Canal Trust is delighted to announce that it has been awarded more than £½m of National Lottery funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) as the major contribution to an £845,000 project to secure the future of the steam driven Crofton Beam Engines, located at Crofton near Marlborough in Wiltshire. Thanks […]

Next generation waterway support – where will it come from?

The voluntary sector is currently giving much thought to how it needs to adapt to the ‘ageing’ society, whilst at the same time engaging younger audiences. The ways in which people use their leisure time in the future, gift their time to charities and connect to their communities will change. Is the waterway sector ready […]

NABO Press Release on the Boaters’ Manifesto

At its most recent meeting at the end of November, NABO Council agreed to formally endorse the Key Points in the Boaters Manifesto.  NABO Vice Chair, Simon Robbins said: “We are pleased to see that an independent group of boaters shares broadly the same concerns as we identified in our formal submission to DEFRA during […]