NABO has sent the following to the Private Bill Office in the Lords: We are advised that a debate on the Report Stage for the Middle Level Bill has now been scheduled for Wed 28th February. We note also that the Third Reading may also take place that day, and if it passes, the Bill […]
The Kennet & Avon Canal Trust is delighted to announce that it has been awarded more than £½m of National Lottery funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) as the major contribution to an £845,000 project to secure the future of the steam driven Crofton Beam Engines, located at Crofton near Marlborough in Wiltshire. Thanks […]
The voluntary sector is currently giving much thought to how it needs to adapt to the ‘ageing’ society, whilst at the same time engaging younger audiences. The ways in which people use their leisure time in the future, gift their time to charities and connect to their communities will change. Is the waterway sector ready […]
The waterways community is very sad to learn of the death of Sonia Rolt, a truly amazing person who gave so much of her life to our waterways and has left a wonderful legacy. We are grateful to CRT for the following:
NABO has today made a Press Release clarifying its position on the whole question of mooring regulations on the waterways managed by the Canal and River Trust. The Trust has recently issued a consultation document that outlines its plans for the South Eastern part of the Waterways and many of their proposals have enraged the […]
At its most recent meeting at the end of November, NABO Council agreed to formally endorse the Key Points in the Boaters Manifesto. NABO Vice Chair, Simon Robbins said: “We are pleased to see that an independent group of boaters shares broadly the same concerns as we identified in our formal submission to DEFRA during […]
NABO welcomes BW licence fee proposals for 2010/11. BW has just announced the licence fee increases for this year.