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Notes of Boating Organisations Meeting with CRT: 19 Jan 2015
- Published on Thursday, 29 January 2015 15:14
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These are the notes from the meeting held in Milton Keynes on the 19th January 2015 between representatives of the National Boating Associations and CRT.
Next generation waterway support – where will it come from?
- Published on Friday, 23 January 2015 15:42
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The voluntary sector is currently giving much thought to how it needs to adapt to the ‘ageing’ society, whilst at the same time engaging younger audiences. The ways in which people use their leisure time in the future, gift their time to charities and connect to their communities will change. Is the waterway sector ready and equipped to respond to society and continue to attract members, volunteers and supporters?
BSS wet wood fuel triple-whammy warning
- Published on Wednesday, 21 January 2015 08:59
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Boaters using damp wood and logs in their stoves could be risking a triple whammy including increased costs, stove damage and carbon monoxide poisoning says the Boat Safety Scheme (BSS).
Thames Tideway Tunnel to proceed
- Published on Wednesday, 21 January 2015 08:49
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Environment groups in London are this week celebrating a High Court ruling to reject four judicial reviews by opponents of the Thames Tideway Tunnel. The decision clears the way for the project, which secured planning consent last October, to proceed.
Questions to CRT following Mayers Case
- Published on Saturday, 17 January 2015 14:29
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NABO has asked CRT to respond to the following questions raised by our legal representative as a result of the recent judgement in the case of CRT v Mayers.
We question for example how can CRT enforce, its "no return" rule in the light of this.
We believe the questions we pose below should be explored before any proposed changes to the boaters’ guidance or license terms and conditions are made.
NABO comments on CRT Consultation on changes to Liverpool Link 2015 season
- Published on Tuesday, 13 January 2015 08:48
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Generally NABO is positive about the proposals although very unhappy about the way the consultation has been undertaken.
@NABO_Official's 1000th Twitter follower
- Published on Friday, 09 January 2015 15:46
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By the time you read this, our Twitter feed @NABO_Official will probably have over 1000 followers. Whether you choose @NABO_Official Twitter or our National Association of Boat Owners Facebook group, it is easy to keep in touch with the hot issues that are important to boaters, without the superfluous interference you find on many groups. So, if you haven't followed us yet, now would be a good time.