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Report on North East Local Waterway Forum April 14
- Published on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 18:09
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I attended the Spring North East Local Waterway Forum (User Group that was) on 7th April at a new venue. In the introduction, the local manager – Jon Horsfall- announced that following the survey carried out by Roger Hanbury towards the end of last year, and some complaints about the recent time overruns it has been decided that in future these meetings will change format and hopefully will become more relevant to users/customers.
Report on boater meeting with CE at Anderton
- Published on Friday, 11 April 2014 10:55
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This is a summary report on the boater meeting(s) held at Anderton Lift on 1st April 2014.
There were two meetings back to back. The writer attend the second, understood to be the less well attended. There was never the less a good balance of well informed boaters present, and many of the usual boater issues came up.
NABO’s latest meeting with CRT to discuss legal issues
- Published on Monday, 07 April 2014 18:34
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Notes on meeting between CRT and NABO on the 31.03.14
Present: Richard Parry (RP), Jackie Lewis (JL), Mike Rodd (MGR), Mark Tizard (MT)
This meeting was arranged to discuss feedback from CRT following the earlier meeting on the 14th January 2014 at which NABO had provided CRT with the legal advice it had received from its solicitors on many current issues.
Boating Associations meet with CRT to discuss short stay moorings
- Published on Friday, 04 April 2014 17:45
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NABO, together with ACC, AWCC, IWA and RBOA, met with CRT on Monday 31st March 2014 to discuss short stay towpath moorings, followed by a presentation on the waterways chaplaincy activity.
These are NABO’s notes from this meeting.
Boating Associations discuss Short Stay Moorings
- Published on Wednesday, 02 April 2014 12:06
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A meeting was held between ACC, AWCC, RBOA, IWA and NABO on Monday 31st March 2014 to discuss short stay mooring proposals being explored by CRT. This meeting preceded a subsequent meeting on these and related subjects held with CRT, the notes of which will be published when available.
CRT’s Head of Boating Sally Ash retires
- Published on Wednesday, 02 April 2014 08:25
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We have been advised by CRT that, after 32 years of service, Sally Ash the Head of Boating has decided to retire. We wish her well and look forward to working with CRT in a renewed spirit of mutual co-operation.
Thames Source to Sea River Relay
- Published on Sunday, 30 March 2014 10:38
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Our NABO representative, Louis Jankel, has been approached by an organiser of the Thames Festival Trust who, over the last two weeks of August this year, will be managing the Source to Sea River Thames Relay. The Relay is a two week journey of a small bottle of water taken from the source of the Thames in Gloucestershire and carried downstream by different river organisations, clubs and individuals including walkers, rowers, swimmers, kayakers, traditional vessels and even a gondola.
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