Posts Tagged ‘CRT Navigation Advisory Group’

If you have school age children, tell CRT you require a reduced cruising pattern in term time

Friday, September 8th, 2017

On 14th February 2017 the Waterways Ombudsman stated in a case report (Case no 933) that CRT intended in the coming weeks to publish “illustrative cruising patterns” for liveaboard boaters with school age children. In the Navigation Advisory Group meeting of 13th February 2017, former Head of Boating Mike Grimes stated: “We’re looking at putting together and publish soon some example compliant movement patterns that boaters with children could look at to help inform their movement patterns”.

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K&A liveaboard boater appointed to CRT advisory group

Sunday, August 9th, 2015

Sam Worrall, a liveaboard boater without a home mooring on the K&A, has been appointed to CRT’s Navigation Advisory Group (NAG) Licensing and Moorings Sub-Group. Sam is one of Julian House’s two Gypsy, Traveller Boater and Roma Outreach and Engagement Officers.

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CRT seeks liveaboard boater for Navigation Advisory Committee

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

CRT is looking for a boat dweller without a home mooring to join its Navigation Advisory Group Licensing and Mooring sub-group.

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We lose our representatives

Friday, March 13th, 2015

CRT’s management structure includes a number of voluntary committees that boaters and other waterway users are either elected or appointed to.

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CRT to upgrade K&A sanitary stations

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

CRT announced last week that it had allocated £225,000 towards upgrading sanitary stations on the K&A and in the North West, the Midlands and London as part of a new programme of improvements throughout the system that also includes dredging and offside vegetation cutting.

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Bins to be re-instated at Hungerford and Devizes Wharf

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Following a 148-signature petition and complaints to CRT, K&A Manager Mark Stephens has agreed to re-instate the rubbish bins for boaters in Hungerford and Devizes Wharf. Other bin stores will be improved to prevent misuse and fly-tipping, including building fences and lockable gates.

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CRT advisory group recommends fewer visitor moorings

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Mark Walton, who is the only liveaboard boater without a home mooring on CRT’s Navigation Advisory Group (NAG) has reported back on discussion about visitor moorings within the Licensing and Mooring sub group of NAG.

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CRT web site misleads the public again about continuous cruising

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Sally Ash has posted a new article on CRT’s web site that seeks to discourage people from exercising the right to live on a boat without a home mooring that all CRT licence holders enjoy. “Spreading the word about the demands of living afloat” misinforms people, saying that the law does not allow them to “simply to move around within a small area” and blames continuous cruisers for spoiling everybody’s enjoyment of the waterways.

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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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