Replaced Walkboards at Shireoaks Middle and Top Locks, Turnerwood feeder lock
Dredging on the River Trent. Currently at Cromwell. Works completed to the lock tails, and many sections on the tidal section have been dredged, including Torksey cut end.
New moorings at Holme Lock on low side approach
Inspection of Gunthorpe Weir complete.
Replacement and repair of many of the lock riser wires
Foss Dyke Witham
Channel Weed removal seems to have gone well this season.
We have also removed tree debris from various sites Upcoming Works
Works at Bardney Lock - Gate Fendering and repointing of the quadrants
Dredging at Langrick moorings
Re–decking of moorings at Gunthorpe, Farndon and Torksey Trentside visitor moorings access ramp with additional float to level off pontoon’s
Misterton Bottom Lock - 4th to the 25th November extended due to extra works. Bottom gates to be replaced along with ladders, new paddles and cills
West Retford Lock 13th to the 27th January – Mainly repointing works, along with fixing the leak on bottom cill which will help water retention
Holme Lock - 17th February to the 10th March - Gate inspection
Wiseton Middle Bridge – cancelled 10/10/2013 National News National update notes:
National spend is going to increase from £109m now to £124m in 2015/16.
In detail the dredging budget is going to go up from £3.68m to £9.95m by 2016/17.
Areas for dredging in the East Midlands over the next few years include the Trent, Witham and Erewash; with many other sites around the country.
Surveys to allow planning of dredging will take place around the country and on the Erewash within the East Midlands.
13 open day events have attracted 9000 visitors; during which we managed to sign up 65 friends and received a lot of media coverage.
Currently looking at extra funds this year to carry out additional offside tree works.
Vegetation contract with OCS has been renegotiated and waste management contract with Biffa.
Rebranding will be largely complete nationally by Easter 2014, but
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