Campaign cruise to the Palace of Westminster

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Prioritise your health this summer

Communications NHS England – Equalities Vaccination Deployment Programme -offer this advice for boaters: As we prepare to celebrate 75 years of the NHS, Dr Nnenda Atata, a GP in Swindon and Vaccination Programme Clinical Quality Improvement Lead offers helpful advice about how you can access the help you need, for a healthier, happier summer. She […]

Calor gas small bottles.

Calor Gas have announced that they will now continue to refill the small 4.5kg butane and equivalent propane but only as long as the existing fleet of bottles remains serviceable. They will only be available at distribution centers, i.e., not at marinas. You can see the the announcement here. (Calor have deleted the link […]