Posts Tagged ‘petition’

CRT reneges on agreement to re-instate boaters’ rubbish bins at Horton Bridge

Monday, January 20th, 2020

CRT has reneged on the agreement that it made in May 2019 with boaters and Wadworths Brewery to re-instate the boaters’ rubbish bins at the Bridge Inn, Horton, near Devizes.

In December 2019, fourteen boaters sent a complaint to Acting Regional Director Jon Horsfall that no progress had been made on constructing the proposed new bin site at the pub and also that the water tap at the Bridge Inn had been out of service since November 2019.

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Wadworths make boaters an offer of new bins at Horton

Friday, February 1st, 2019

Following the announcement that boaters would hand in the 400-signature petition to Wadworths Brewery in a demonstration on 9th January, Wadworths contacted one of the boaters who earlier complained about the removal of the bins at the Bridge Inn, Horton.

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Join us at 9th January demo to hand in bin petition to Wadworths

Monday, December 17th, 2018

On Wednesday 9th January 2019 at 12pm to 2pm there will be a demonstration outside Wadworths Brewery, 41-45 Northgate Street, Devizes SN10 1JW to hand in the petition calling for CRT and Wadworths to re-instate the boaters’ rubbish bins at the Bridge Inn, Horton.

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K&A Boaters’ Action Group next meet 10th December, Bath

Monday, November 26th, 2018

The next meeting of the K&A Boaters’ Action Group will be on Monday 10th December 2018 at 7.30pm in the back room, Barley Mow, 32 Bathwick St, Bath BA2 6NZ. All are welcome.

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Join us to hand in petition against closure of boaters’ rubbish bins, 21st November, Bradford on Avon

Friday, November 16th, 2018

Please join us to hand in the petition calling for CRT and Wadworths to re-instate the boaters’ rubbish bins at the Bridge Inn.

Join us outside St Margaret’s Hall, Bradford on Avon BA15 1DE, on Wednesday 21st November 2018 at 5.30pm (the CRT Users meeting is from 6pm to 8pm).

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CRT Annual Meeting 26th September – book your place now!

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

Canal & River Trust (CRT) is holding its Annual Public Meeting in Birmingham on Wednesday 26th September 2018 at 10:30 to 12:30. All boat licence holders, customers, waterway users and members of the public can attend. The meeting will be held at the Kingston Theatre, Austin Court, 80 Cambridge Street, Birmingham B1 2NP.

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K&A boaters join national Boats Are Homes march

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

A group of fourteen boaters from the K&A joined the national Boats Are Homes march on Saturday 8th April 2017. The demonstration was organised in protest against CRT’s unlawful enforcement policy against boaters without home moorings. Boat dwellers from all over the waterways took part. The march was organised by the National Bargee Travellers Association.

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Boats Are Homes campaign stall in Bradford on Avon, Sat 18th March

Friday, March 10th, 2017

Liveaboard boaters on the K&A are to hold an information and campaign stall in Lamb Yard, Bradford on Avon BA15 1FG on Saturday 18th March 2017 from 10am to 4pm.

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Boaters march to protect their homes

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

On 16th April 2016, over 200 boat dwellers including a group from the K&A marched to Downing Street to hand in a petition against CRT’s policy that threatens boaters without a home mooring with restricted licences and ultimately eviction from CRT waterways.

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National Boats Are Homes demonstration 16th April

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

On Saturday 16th April there will be a demonstration to demand that CRT:

*stops evicting or threatening to evict boat dwellers without permanent moorings based on their travel pattern, because of an arbitrary and unlawful minimum distance ‘rule’ that has been imposed since last May

*stops imposing 24 hour mooring time limits (the law entitles us to stay 14 days in any one place)

*stops any plans for the sale of our waterways,

and instead takes positive action to:

*maintain the banks and towpaths of the waterways

*install more mooring rings where these are needed and

*install more facilities.

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