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Welcome to the National Bargee Travellers Association

 

The National Bargee Travellers Association (NBTA) is a member-led organisation of travelling boat dwellers –“Bargee Travellers” – and their supporters. We encourage our community to take action for the interests of the community as a whole. The NBTA provides support and advice to people whose home is a boat without a permanent mooring, throughout Britain’s inland and coastal waterways. We believe in mutual solidarity through our casework and campaigning. The NBTA acts to defend the legal rights of members and engages in lobbying to advance the interests of itinerant live-aboard boaters at both central and local government levels.

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LATEST NEWS

Hackney Smoke Control Order consultation, ends 5th July 2024

Petition against the surcharge, please sign and share!

Boat Dwellers’ mental health project is runner up in FFT Awards 2024

Join us in protest and engagement against the surcharge at CRT events and stalls!

The Easter Regatta in the face of the Surcharge

Please write to your MP to stop the discriminatory surcharge!

STOP THE CRT BOAT CULL IN LONDON

Risk assessment confirms River Lee ‘no mooring’ zones are not necessary

CRT up to its old tricks again

Historical Moorings on the River Lee Contradict CRT ‘Water Safety Zone’ Claim

 

The Boaters’ Easter Regatta, 30th March 2024

Easter Regatta protest outside CRT’s office, Little Venice, London

 

 

The march in protest against the CRT licence surcharge for boats without a home mooring, Birmingham, 25th November 2023

Boaters protest against the surcharge, Hungerford, Kennet and Avon Canal, 27th January 2024

 

The Energy Grant flotilla heads to London, 26th May 2023. Photo: Dave Marshall

 

The Boaters’ Spring Fayre in protest against the River Lea mooring restrictions, 14th May 2023.  Photo: NBTA London