Stop the ‘Safety Zones’ Protest Picnic

On Sunday 9th May, Boaters from all over London and the River Lee gathered on Walthamstow Marshes to protest against CRT’s proposed ‘Water Safety Zones’ and to plan the next stage of action against them. An estimated 200 people joined across the five hour protest picnic, including many passers-by and local people who expressed sympathy […]

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SUGGESTED ANSWERS TO CRT BOAT CULL SURVEY

Canal River and Trust (CRT) here have rolled out a survey into managing boat numbers on London Waterways. https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/about-us/where-we-work/london-and-south-east/managing-boats-on-londons-busy-waterways https://wh.snapsurveys.com/s.asp?k=160260143288 This consultation is obviously framed with a set of leading questions to encourage people to say negative things about our community. So we at NBTA suggest to remedy this the response should be of a […]

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STOP THE BOAT CULL!

Canal and River Trust (CRT) have recently announced that it intends once again to target boaters without a home mooring (also known as continuous cruisers) in London and reduce their numbers. Their latest “survey” of waterways stakeholders is introduced with the implication that there are too many of us, and the leading questions in the […]

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