THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BOAT OWNERS

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Canal & River Trust

NABO meets CRT

Mark Tizard reports on a meeting that was held at CRT’s Offices on 10th September between Sally Ash (Head of Boating), Denise Yelland (Head of Enforcement), Damian Kemp (Communications Manager) and NABO Council representatives, Mark Tizard and Mike Rodd.

CRT Annual Public Meeting, National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere. Monday 9th July 2013

CRT Annual Public Meeting, National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere. Monday 9th July 2013

I attended this meeting on behalf of NABO. It was not obvious who had been invited, but numbers had to be restricted for reasons of space, and those who had not booked in early were not able to attend. This had caused some angst and there have been serious complaints about this on various blogs and websites.

CRT appoints new CE

Richard ParryThe Canal & River Trust has appointed appoints new chief executive to replace Robin Evans.

Richard Parry is to swap trains for boats as he takes up the role of chief executive of the Canal & River Trust starting this summer.

HRH Prince of Wales: Patron for Canal & River Trust

His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, a long-time supporter of the waterways, will become the first Patron of the new Canal & River Trust, the body being set up to care for the historic canals and rivers of England and Wales.

The news was announced at the first meeting of the CRT's Council in Birmingham on Wednesday, where members confirmed the appointment of the charity’s founding Trustees.

The Trustees have released an update on their progress - it can be read here