Archive for July, 2014

Boater writes cruising log app

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

A boater has come up with an innovative solution to the problem of inaccurate boat sighting information by CRT leading to enforcement action. John Quinlan has written an app called CruisingLog that uses GPS to record your boat movements.

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Volunteers’ equipment stolen from Bradford on Avon

Friday, July 11th, 2014

The K&A Trust volunteers’ workshop at Bradford on Avon Wharf (just by the café) was broken into on Monday 7th July and the following stolen:

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CRT to appoint Welfare Officer

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Following much adverse publicity about evictions of vulnerable, elderly, ill and disabled boat dwellers, CRT has agreed to appoint a Boater Welfare Liaison Manager for an initial period of 12 months.

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Waterways Partnership wins argument on voluntary nature of K&A Local Plan

Monday, July 7th, 2014

It appears that the K&A Local Waterways Partnership has won the argument with CRT about the voluntary nature of the K&A Interim 12-month Local Plan.

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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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K&A boaters action group next meeting 14th July, Sells Green

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

The next meeting of the K&A boaters action group next meeting is on Monday 14th July at 7.30pm in Sells Green.

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