Details are becoming available on the outcome of a High Court case involving mooring rights and other licence matters.
Licence renewals since January have included a notice saying increases from April 2012 will be 6.4%. This is based on the consumer price index of July 2011 (4.4%) plus 2%.
British Waterways met with London Boaters this week. BW identified a number of areas where they are looking at improving facilities. These include reinstalling water points at Islington and Kensal and a possible new point at Mile End. They asked for suggestions of where new rubbish points could be provided that have road access for them. There were […]
Following closures on the K&A and GU canals, BW has alerted boaters to the drought conditions that may affect boating during 2012, through their Waterscape website. Vince Moran, BW’s Operations Director said that It is no secret that parts of England have had the driest year for over 100 years which may pose problems for a proportion […]
British Waterways (BW) is today publishing updated, more concise mooring guidance for boats without a home mooring.
British Waterways responded to the Bristol court decision in their favour by amending the “Mooring Guidance for Continuous Cruisers”. Stakeholder organisations, including NABO, were invited to a meeting to discuss the changes on 23rd June 2011. Geoffrey Rogerson and John Slee attended on NABO's behalf. At the end of the meeting, NABO asked for the […]
Winter cruisers, between now and Monday 1st August you should be thinking about your winter plans. Why?
British Waterways Undertakings to NABO 1993
The following advice has been published by BW on their Waterscape website:- Advice: Harecastle Tunnel – Advice 11 Apr 2011 until further notice Associated Regional Office: Manchester & Pennine Waterways After a recent review of the procedures at Harecastle tunnel with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue, BW will have smoke alarms available for issue, FREE OF […]
British Waterways has announced that the Kennet & Avon Canal is now classified as having ‘cruiseway’ status.