There will be a public meeting to discuss the activities of District Enforcement in Reading on Tuesday 21st May 2019 at 7pm at The Jolly Anglers, Kennetside, Reading. Bring your District Enforcement issues.
STOP PRESS Andrzei’s boat was seized by Canal & River Trust on 14th May 2019 at Harlesden and craned out. The Andrzei enforcement case is said to be no longer being dealt with by the local enforcement officer and regional enforcement manager. This after Section 7 of the British Waterways act 1983, which lays out […]
Elections to the European Parliament will take place in the UK on May 23rd 2019 except in the very unlikely event that agreement on a Brexit deal is reached among MPs before 22nd May. If you live on a boat without a fixed address you can register to vote by declaring a local connection.The deadline […]
Bargee Travellers are being encouraged to complete an NHS survey in order to alert GPs, hospitals and clinics to the barriers that we face gaining access to the health services all citizens are entitled to.
There are currently six people on the NBTA Committee and we need more people to be involved in the day-to-day running of the NBTA. We are also getting some working groups together and are looking for people to get these going. Because of the itinerant, scattered nature of our community, much of the time the […]
We can announce that the All Star 45s will play rock and roll from the 50s to the 70s at the NBTA 10th Anniversary celebrations on 27th April at The Middle Floor, 23-25 Wharf St, Leeds LS2 7EQ*. The bar opens at 6.30pm; dance your socks off from 8pm! The 10th Anniversary also includes the […]
Certified gas engineer and boat dweller, Andrzei, has been given an eviction notice by the Canal and River Trust (CRT) and is under immediate threat of eviction. He is on the boat commonly called ‘the caravan boat’, which is a WW2 landing craft onto which he has skillfully welded and fixed a mobile home. He […]
Canal & River Trust (CRT) has restructured its enforcement team so that most enforcement staff (who were re-branded as Boat Licence Customer Support staff in 2017) are now managed by the regional directors, who were appointed following restructuring of the navigation authority in summer 2018.
The NBTA has today published the Best Practice Guide for Boat Dweller Accommodation Needs Assessments under Section 124 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016.
The waterways have been changing but not always for the best; more places are having ‘no mooring’ or reduced mooring time signs slapped on them. There has been an ever increasing nibbling away of mooring spaces. Yet Canal & River Trust (CRT) has more plans for mooring restrictions, more ‘no mooring’ signs, more business moorings […]