Moorings Consultation

Well the mooring consultation periods are finished.
Deep breath folks….. It’s not over yet by a long way.
If, as is believed, the local strategy is a done deal British Waterways are now moving into forming the steering groups.

Local Mooring Strategy to start on 1st May for trial 12 months

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

CRT today published its final decision on the Towpath Mooring Plan for the K&A between Bath top lock and Lower Foxhangers (Devizes). The finalised plan includes a number of unlawful elements and others that contradict CRT’s stated aim of providing clear local mooring guidance.

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Consultation summary published: CRT propose to change Local Waterway Partnership proposals despite strong support

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

A summary and report on the responses to the consultation on the Towpath Mooring Plan for the K&A west of Devizes was published by CRT yesterday. This showed that those who responded to the consultation strongly support the proposals.

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Only 9 more days for K&A mooring consultation

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

There are only 9 more days to go for the K&A mooring consultation. Make sure you send your questionnaire to arrive by next Friday 29th November. There’s an example response here to help you gather your thoughts.

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K&A mooring consultation: only three weeks until deadline

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Responses to the consultation on the Towpath Mooring Plan for the K&A west of Devizes have to be in by 29th November. The proposals will affect all boaters using the K&A between Bath and Devizes. If you haven’t filled in a consultation questionnaire, please do so now. Below is an example consultation response with some explanatory notes to help you gather your thoughts.

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Extra boaters meeting Sat 2nd Nov about consultation

Friday, October 25th, 2013

There will be an extra boaters meeting on Saturday 2nd November, 12-2pm at the Three Swans, Hungerford to discuss, ask and answer questions about the local mooring strategy consultation. The meeting is organised by boaters, for boaters. Please tell all the boaters  you know about it, because we are unable to leaflet boats to advertise this meeting.

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Mooring Consultation: Important Boaters Meetings 2nd, 7th and 8th October

Sunday, September 15th, 2013

The consultation by CRT on the Towpath Mooring Plan for the K&A between Bath top lock and Devizes has started. Meetings organised by boaters for boaters to discuss this and answer any questions you have about the Mooring Plan, consultation and questionnaire will be held at:

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Mooring strategy consultation starts today – boaters meetings planned

Friday, August 30th, 2013

The consultation on the local mooring strategy for the Kennet and Avon west of Devizes will run from today Friday 30th August 2013 until Friday 29th November 2013. Electronic copies of the consultation response form will be sent to all holders of boat licences who are on the K&A where CRT holds their email address. Where no email contact exists CRT has agreed to send a paper copy to the address that you use for your boat licence.  If you don’t receive a copy, paper copies will also be available from the following places:

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SE Visitor Mooring Consultation example response

Monday, February 25th, 2013

The CRT South East visitor mooring consultation ends this Friday 1st March. Please respond if you can. Below we publish an example response to the consultation, apart from comments on individual locations.

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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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Petition against the SE Moorings Consultation

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

First it was the Kennet and Avon

Then it was the Lee and Stort

and now…. It’s the South East waterways, the southern Grand Union and the Oxford Canal. Sally Ash is on the rampage again with another ill-thought out multi-layered deceit to appease hire boat company interests.

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