Archive for January, 2013

Ropes cut at Semington

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Two boats had their ropes cut and were set adrift at Semington yesterday (8th January), probably after dark. If you saw anyone acting suspiciously, or have any information that could help to track down the culprit, please contact Wiltshire Police on 101.

K&A boaters’ action group meets 14th January, Bath

Monday, January 7th, 2013

The next meeting of the K&A boaters’ action group will take place on Monday 14th January at 7.30pm in Bath.

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‘Generic solutions’ or final solutions? Our analysis of CRT’s briefing paper on ‘Non Compliant Continuous Cruising’

Sunday, January 6th, 2013

On 25 October 2012, the same day that the K and A Local Waterway Partnership held its first moorings sub-group meeting to review the local mooring strategy proposals, CRT published plans to continue eroding the rights of CRT licence holders to use the waterways without a home mooring under Section 17 3 c ii of the 1995 British Waterways Act. The briefing paper was produced for the CRT Council meeting on 27 September 2012. CRT Council, which contains a minority of boater representatives most of whom have connections with the IWA, endorsed the plan. We reproduce the briefing below with our comments marked in bold.

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