Mooring Strategy Committee

CRT advisory group supports K&A mooring strategy

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

We are now able to report that the CRT Navigation Advisory Group has given its wholehearted support to the Local Mooring Strategy that was finalised by the Kennet and Avon Local Waterway Partnership in April.

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CRT delay consideration of local mooring strategy while setting up Roving Mooring Permits on GU

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

Consideration by CRT’s Navigation Advisory Group of the Local Mooring Strategy that was finalised by the Kennet and Avon Local Waterway Partnership has been unnacountably delayed. The Mooring Strategy was to be considered by the Navigation Advisory Group (NAG) on 24th April. However, it appears that CRT cancelled this meeting with no explanation and it is not known when the Navigation Advisory group will meet next.

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Local Mooring Strategy finalised

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

The Local Mooring Strategy for the western K&A has been finalised and sent to the CRT Navigation Advisory Committee for approval. Here we publish the strategy for the first time:

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Mooring Strategy draft is delivered to Local Waterway Partnership

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

The K&A Local Waterway Partnership Moorings Sub-Group delivered its proposals for the local mooring strategy to a meeting of the full Partnership on 31st January.

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Another CRT resignation ahead of Parliamentary scrutiny of waterways partnerships

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

Councillor Fleur de Rhé-Philipe, Chair of the Kennet and Avon Local Waterway Partnership, resigned this week. Tamsin Phipps, who represents canoeists on the Partnership, is now acting as the temporary Chair.  The Partnership is about to release its review of the K&A local mooring strategy proposals.

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Local mooring strategy latest

Saturday, November 24th, 2012

The K&A Local Waterways Partnership Moorings Sub-Group has held two meetings so far, on 26th October and 19th November. It is due to carry out a final review of the proposed mooring plan before putting it out to consultation to the organisations and communities represented in the Sub-Group.

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CRT press release signals continued attack on boaters without home moorings

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Just hours before the K and A  Local Waterway Partnership (LWP) was due to hold its first moorings sub-group meeting to review the local mooring strategy proposals, CRT issued a press release detailing its plans to continue eroding the rights of CRT licence holders to use the waterways without a home mooring under Section 17 3 c ii of the 1995 British Waterways Act.

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Review of local mooring strategy proposals to begin on 26th October

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

The K and A Local Waterway Partnership (LWP) is to hold the first meeting of its Moorings Sub-Group on 26th October, it was announced yesterday.

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K and A mooring strategy consultation plans changed despite BW statement

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

CRT’s plans for the consultation on the K and A Local Mooring Strategy have changed again. A sub-group of the Local Waterway Partnership (formerly the Partnership Board) will review the mooring strategy and will decide what consultation is required. CRT claims this sub-group will be “independent”. At the final meeting of the Local Mooring Strategy Steering Group in October 2011 it was agreed that the Local Waterway Partnership would review the mooring strategy. BW then unilaterally disbanded the Local Mooring Strategy Steering Group before its work was complete. However, at that point BW still intended to carry out a full public consultation.

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Local Mooring Strategy consultation delayed

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

The consultation on the Kennet and Avon Canal Local Mooring Strategy has been delayed by a month in order to accommodate BW’s consultation on changes to the terms and conditions of Houseboat Certificates. The Local Mooring Strategy consultation is now planned to run from the end of June until the end of October 2012.

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