Boater energy grant latest

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 […]


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 […]

In the Chair July 2023

What a time to be involved with NABO! Your Council has always been very careful only to take on activities that will have a direct impact on our boaters – who, of course, are the very reason we exist. But when we DO take on a new mission, it needs to be something where – […]

August NN Editorial

Editorial As the scent of honeysuckle wafts through an open window and is subsequently overpowered by the inimitable odour of barbecue from a neighbour, I realise summer has indeed arrived. I have received over 50 notices of works and other stoppages in the last week, the presentation of the notices is not great. The headline […]

Fund Britain’s Waterways calls on Government to stop inland waterways falling into disrepair

PRESS RELEASE             Date: 27 June 2023 Fund Britain’s Waterways calls on Government to stop inland waterways falling into disrepair Britain’s unique and well-loved network of canals and navigable rivers is deteriorating because of inadequate funding. At a time of unprecedented challenges caused by the climate emergency and high inflation, […]

Birmingham Campaign Cruise. 12/13 August

FUND BRITAIN’S WATERWAYS BIRMINGHAM CAMPAIGN CRUISE. 12/13 AUGUST 2023 A steering group representing IWA, NABO, AWCC, RYA BM and RBOA is progressing this campaign and in support of it is organising a campaign cruise to Birmingham on the weekend of 12/13 August.  A formal notice is being delayed awaiting the Defra announcement on the CRT […]