Editorial I have now finished my summer cruise and am pleased to say back at my home mooring. It’s hard not to sink into a depression, Autumn on its way, lack of funds, increasing structural failures, lack of dredging, looming canal closures…… I started to think about the reasons behind the current canal network demise. […]
In October CRT annouced their intention to increase licence costs by an unprecidented 5% above inflation. They have also decided to apply increasing levels of surcharge to wide beam boats and continuous cruisers. NABO Has witten to Richard Parry to make our views knows, and we have a reply. The text is proved below. We […]
Update on Fund Britain’s Waterways (FBW) including the public petition and the Westminster Campaign Cruise Tuesday 14th November FBW continues to bring all those interested in our inland waterways together and is attracting wide public support for its campaign to safeguard the future of Britain’s unique network of inland waterways. This email is to remind […]
We are seeing an unprecedented rate of boaters signing up to NABO. You are all very welcome. If you are experiencing difficulty during the joining process, or you have questions please do ask email@example.com We will do our very best to respond quickly!
Following the announcement on 19 September about changes to future boat licensing, the Canal & River Trust is today giving further details about the increases in licence fees to be applied from 1 April 2024 for boats without a home mooring and for wide beam boats. Licences for all boats on the Trust’s waterways will […]
This week we have seen a response from the gov. dept. It is the same generic letter as everyone else, basically saying hard luck, if you are down as having a ‘home mooring’ you won’t get the money. We will follow up again. The MP for Devizes, Danny Kruger is still trying to find a […]
At the AGM in October, some necessary changes will be proposed. These are a general update to conform with current practice and the GDPR laws. These can be found on the web site. Any comments are welcome. You can read the proposals here: NABO_Constitution_changes_October_23
The Canal & River Trust has today (21 September 2023) published its 2022/23 Annual Report & Accounts. This will take some time to wade through and report on. To view the Trust’s Report & Accounts visit: Annual report and accounts.
The Waterways Ombudsman and the Waterways Ombudsman Committee issue Annual Reports for 2022/23. This is the forth annual report of the current Ombudsman, Sarah Daniel. She reports: This year I opened five Investigations and closed eight. There were four investigations open at the start of the year, one of which was completed in April, one […]
The NABO AGM will be held at on Saturday 18th November at the Tamworth CC Club, Kettlebrook Wharf, Kettlebrook Rd Tamworth B77 1AG (by boat it is on the Coventry Canal, just up from Fazeley Junction). We will start at 11 am with the AGM formal business, followed by a presentation and discussion. After a […]