NBTA update on coronavirus lockdown: boat movement suspension continues to 18th April

The Government today (13th April 2020) announced that the lockdown would not be lifted when it is reviewed later this week. This will have implications for boat movements. Support groups The Boaters Covid Support National Network Facebook page has a file that you can download with details of local boaters’ support groups, see https://www.facebook.com/groups/900547300395282/

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Government proposal to criminalise trespass – please respond to consultation by 4th March

A Government consultation on making trespass a criminal offence is currently running and we urge all Bargee Travellers to respond to it saying that you strongly disagree that entering land without the landowner’s permission should be made a criminal offence in any circumstances. The consultation opened on 5th November 2019 and ends at 11.59pm on […]

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Restricted licence holders can vote in CRT Council election following NBTA complaint – vote by 14th February

CRT has relented from its decision to bar boaters on restricted 6-month licences from voting in the 2020 CRT Council election following a complaint by the NBTA. Make sure you check your postal address and/or your email as soon as possible, as CRT is not extending the election, which means everyone needs to vote before […]

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