Staffs and Worcs Canal Lock Tail Bridges

John Slee, NABO continuous cruising rep, writes, I am currently cruising from Stourport to Great Haywood on the Staffs & Worcs Canal. So far I have only reached the summit pound, but I believe I have seen enough to send in the following complaint to a British Waterways DIrector concerning the risk to boaters and […]

BW talk about summer 2012 around London

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 […]

British Waterways responds to drought conditions

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 […]

BW Audlem Visitor Moorings Consultation

British Waterways have opened a consultation about traders overstaying at Audlem. NABO has been invited to respond, so we invite members to add any comments below before January 21st 2012 so that NABO Council can put a response together.

“British Waterways couldn’t even organise …… “

Bob Naylor, a freelance reporter from Devizes went to a meeting in Devizes about the transfer of BW to the New Waterways Charity addressed by David Bruce, President of the Kennet & Avon Canal Trust and came away with a startling report.

NABO suggests modifications to BW’s Guidelines

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 […]