The Department for Tranport have released the HS2 phase two initial preffered route plans. There are maps providing a detailed depiction of the two routes to West Midlands to Leeds and Manchester.

CRT SE region have launched a mooring consultation seeking comments by 1st March 2013.

DEFRA together with the Interim Trustees have now reported on the spring consultation for the New Waterway Charity and this summary of response document throws some light on the future.

The Port of London Authority has undertaken a major review of its policies and procedures for issuing and renewing River Works Licences for Residential Moorings and is now undertaking a Public Consultation on the findings to date and its proposals for the future. The consultation opened on 13th September 2011 and closes on Friday 18 November.

A report on the review and many extensive background documents are available from the PLA website at http://www.pla.co.uk/display_fixedpage.cfm/id/4031/site/pla.

The All Party Parliamentary Waterways Group has just issued their views on the NWC.