Posts Tagged ‘enforcement team’

More facilities and skips planned for K&A while CRT seeks review of Biffa contract

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

More facilities for boaters are planned on the K&A. In a meeting between K&A Manager Mark Evans and representatives of liveaboard boaters in which refuse and sewage disposal facilities, water taps and maintenance were discussed, Mr Evans said he was looking at providing an extra water tap on the eastern end of the canal, possibly at Thatcham.

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Unpopular G&S enforcement officer sacked

Monday, October 24th, 2016

We have been informed that CRT enforcement officer Steve England was sacked in early September. We have no further details except that it was “something to do with a narrowboat called Shiraz”.

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CRT publish enforcement letters

Saturday, August 8th, 2015

Following a Freedom of Information request by Allan Richards, CRT has published all the enforcement letters referred to in the continuous cruising enforcement flow chart that Mr Richards obtained in June shortly before its publication by CRT. We provide some explanation of the letters here.

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Data checker becomes enforcement officer as CRT resumes weekly boat checks

Friday, December 19th, 2014

CRT has appointed Licensing Officer/ Data Checker Matthew Preston as the second Enforcement Officer on the K&A. This is despite Mr Preston’s claims to boaters that he just wanted a quiet life and aimed to do his job without any confrontation. He started his new role at the beginning of this month.

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Boat checkers are now Licensing Officers

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

The two Data Checkers (boat checkers) on the K&A, Paul Maidment and Matthew Preston, have recently had their job descriptions changed and are now called Licensing Officers.

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CRT restructuring leaves Salem out of the loop

Friday, July 4th, 2014

Just before the retirement of Sally Ash, CRT announced on 24th June that it is to create a new post of Head of Customer Service, reporting directly to the Chief Executive Richard Parry. The new post will be responsible for leisure boating, licensing and enforcement as well as other customer service changes. This strips Marketing Director Simon Salem of much of his role.

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Richard Parry to hold open boater meeting in Devizes, 21st May

Friday, May 9th, 2014

There will be an open meeting between boaters and CRT Chief Executive Richard Parry on Wednesday 21st May 2014 from 6pm to 8pm at the Corn Exchange, Market Place, Devizes SN10 1HS. All boaters are welcome to attend the meeting. You need to book and print a (free) ticket online using this link

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Some news about enforcement on the K&A

Monday, April 7th, 2014

There have been some developments in CRT’s enforcement practice along the K&A, according to conversations between boaters and CRT staff.

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New enforcement supervisor for K&A

Sunday, January 5th, 2014

Sheila Shaw, who has been the Enforcement Supervisor for the Wales and the West, took over as Enforcement Supervisor for the K&A on 2nd January.

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Enforcement supervisor jumped before he was pushed

Sunday, November 17th, 2013

It has emerged that Enforcement Supervisor Russell Bennett left his job after a complaint about him was made by a female member of staff. Mr Bennett was advised by his solicitor that the complaint of sexual harassment would result in his dismissal and that his best course of action would be to leave and get another job while he still had a clean disciplinary record.

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