Posts Tagged ‘mooring’

Has dredging the K&A been a success? Please let us know!

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

The K&A has been dredged between Great Bedwyn and Bishops Cannings. Dredging finished in June 2017. CRT also cut back vegetation along this stretch.

Dredging barges lifted out at the end of the job

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The K&A is being dredged

Friday, November 25th, 2016

The K&A is actually being dredged. Well, not completely dredged, but spot dredged in some of the worst places.

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Consultation summary published: CRT propose to change Local Waterway Partnership proposals despite strong support

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

A summary and report on the responses to the consultation on the Towpath Mooring Plan for the K&A west of Devizes was published by CRT yesterday. This showed that those who responded to the consultation strongly support the proposals.

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Mooring under falling trees

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Several boaters have asked whether there is a hidden agenda behind the recently imposed ‘no mooring’ restriction at between Murhill and Limpley Stoke. The ‘no mooring’ signs cite the danger of falling trees as the reason for the restriction.

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BaNES Council want to hear from liveaboard boaters

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Bath and NE Somerset Council want to hear from liveaboard boaters on the Kennet and Avon Canal and the River Avon. If you live on your boat without a home mooring, and spend some of your time between Dundas and Hanham, or if you live on a mooring in this area, the Council wants you to tell them about your needs and requirements. Please email by March 28th 2013.

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CRT lose Section 8 case after 6-year court battle

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

We have just received the following press release from Nigel Moore, who has won his case on appeal:

“They used to boast that they had never lost a Section 8 case, but the Canal & River Trust now have suffered a significant setback with regard to the extent of their claimed powers over boaters.

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Enforcement bully backs down after complaint from injured boater

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

An enforcement officer has been forced to reconsider ordering an injured boater to move within 48 hours, and has agreed that the boater can stay on a visitor mooring for the time that a doctor has recommended for the injury to heal.

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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.

Quiet mooring zone kicks off at Honey Street

Saturday, October 20th, 2012

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(o)limpit news headlines

Friday, July 20th, 2012