Posts Tagged ‘volunteers’

CRT to sell Claverton engineman’s cottage despite campaign to save it

Monday, May 21st, 2018

A group of volunteers who run the Claverton Pumping Station recently started a campaign to prevent CRT from selling the engineman’s cottage on the site due to the risk that the heritage building would be altered beyond recognition or even demolished. However despite an online petition with 599 signatures, the volunteers reluctantly announced that their campaign was at an end. This is the joint statement today (21st May 2018) from CRT, the Kennet and Avon Canal Trust, and the Claverton Volunteers:

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Waterway Manager apologises

Monday, October 19th, 2015

Waterway Manager Mark Evans has apologised to the K&A boaters action group after the group contacted him to express concern about remarks made by some volunteer lock keepers and visitor mooring rangers. We publish the correspondence below:

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Volunteer enforcer harasses liveaboard without home mooring

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

A volunteer mooring ranger told a boater without a home mooring recently that “You are one of those continuous cruisers that won’t follow the rules”, demonstrating a prejudiced attitude that is contrary to the job description for these volunteers.

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