Posts Tagged ‘mooring’

Boater proposes innovative solution at Alton PC meeting

Saturday, April 7th, 2012

Following news of Alton Parish Council’s aim to prevent boats mooring between the Barge Inn and Honey Street bridge, boaters were invited by parish council representatives to discuss their concerns. Three boaters met with the members of the parish council before its meeting on 14 March.

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Parish Council apologises for not consulting boaters

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Alton Parish Council has apologised for not talking to boaters about its efforts to prevent boats mooring in Honey Street. “We should have discussed this with boaters first” said the Parish Clerk Charles Reiss.

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Bedtime Reading – the new moorings guidance

Monday, May 16th, 2011

BW have issued “For discussion with representatives of national boating organisations” a revised version of the 2004 document “Moorings Guidance for Continuous Cruisers”.

Mooring Guidance Continuous Cruising Revision April 2011

Consultation responses – a few suggestions

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

We have been compiling people’s views on the ignorations and here is the first draft of the responses we have gathered.

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Consultation, bottom upwards

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

During a recent meeting of those of us interested in these issues an interesting point came up.

There’s some interesting comments starting to come in on this topic.

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Local Consultation released

Friday, November 20th, 2009

In the topsy turvy world that is Sally Eichmann’s crusade, the second part, no the third part, no the first part, anyway one of the parts of Ms Ash’s master plan, the local moorings consultation is released.

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Consultation response

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

In my initial response to the moorings consultation I have decided to take it at face value. At some future point I will examine the proposals in their social context.

Starting from this statement;

British Waterways claim there is a problem that requires solution.

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National Consultation on Mooring Policy – a summary

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

As the actual document is a verbose web of spin and the meaty bits are hidden and dotted about, it might be useful to have this summary. The more people who print this and distribute it the better the chances of our voices making a difference.

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Boat count and local moorings consultation

Friday, November 6th, 2009

16th November is boat count week, please ensure you are all stood neatly by your boat so that British Waterways can see you tug that forelock.

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Email to Robin Evans (Chief Exec of BW) regarding Bath Area Moorings Consultation

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

Dear Robin,

I am writing regarding the latest round of consultations and in particular the proposed new arrangements for mooring in the Bath to Bradford-on-Avon areas.

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