Mooring Strategy Committee

K and A Boaters set up “Core Group”

Saturday, May 26th, 2012

A Core Group of K and A boaters held its first meeting on May 2nd in Bradford on Avon. The group’s aims are to keep informed of relevant information and developments that affect liveaboard boaters on the K and A;

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Local Mooring Strategy proposals to include roving mooring permit

Sunday, May 20th, 2012

It has emerged from the minutes of a meeting on 8 December 2011 between BW and Bath and NE Somerset Council that BW intend the Local Mooring Strategy to include roving mooring permits.

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Date for installing temporary facilities at Dundas announced at user meeting

Saturday, May 5th, 2012

Several boaters attended the Kennet and Avon User Group meeting on May 3rd and among other information, found out that temporary facilities at Dundas would be installed on May 14th; that drought restrictions are still in force, and that the Local Mooring Strategy proposals were due to be reviewed by the Local Waterway Partnership. Two boaters sent a report:

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Local Mooring Strategy consultation planned for May to September

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

BW plans to carry out the consultation on the Kennet and Avon Local Mooring Strategy between the end of May and the end of September 2012, according to a Freedom of Information response from BW.

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BaNES traveller policy may include boat dwellers

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Bath and NE Somerset Council is looking at whether to include boat dwellers in its provision for travellers.

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BW never intended K and A mooring strategy meetings to continue

Monday, February 27th, 2012

 On 28 November 2011,  BW’s Damian Kemp informed members of the Local Mooring Strategy Steering Group by email that there would be no more meetings and that BW would complete the Mooring Strategy in-house. Yet this message has turned out to be entirely dishonest – BW had already planned in September 2011 that the October 2011 meeting was to be the last.

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Partnership Board to form committee on mooring strategy

Friday, February 17th, 2012

There have been further developments regarding the local mooring strategy at the Kennet and Avon Local Waterways Partnership Board. 

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BW release draft mooring strategy proposals

Saturday, February 11th, 2012

BW recently released a draft summary of the Local Mooring Strategy proposals to the Steering Group and the representatives of unaffiliated boaters on the Group responded to these draft proposals this week. BW has asked for responses from Steering Group members prior to putting the finalised proposals out to consultation. Watch out for boaters’ meetings soon to make sure you have your say about it. BW’s summary of the proposals and the unaffiliated boaters’ response is below.

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Local NABO rep furious at BW’s decision to disband local mooring strategy group

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

The NABO rep for the south of England, Andy Colyer, has publicly condemned BW’s unlilateral decision to disband the Local Mooring Strategy Steering Group. “I told you so” he said

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BW to finish mooring strategy without any more meetings

Friday, December 16th, 2011

BW has decided unilaterally that there will be no more meetings of the local mooring strategy steering group and the mooring strategy will be completed in-house. In a message to the steering group members, Damian Kemp said

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