Notes on Geo-Location

Postcodes come as “areas” (eg RGx xxx), “districts” (eg RG1 xxx), “sectors” (eg RG1 2xx) and “full postcodes” (eg RG1 2ST). There are various ways to work out a full postcode from your location. 1 If you know the address of a house or business near-by, you can use the Royal Mail website https://www.royalmail.com/find-a-postcode to […]

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Do the Census !!

The 2021 Census takes place this weekend. The NBTA has been involved in detailed discussions with Iain Bell, the Deputy National Statistician at the Office for National Statistics (ONS) to iron out problems and get the process to work for itinerant boat dwellers. Members of the NBTA Committee made some “Secret Shopper” calls to the […]

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NBTA North Group Up-and-running

Following a successful meeting in Leeds on 15-11-2015 live-aboard boaters across the north of England decided to set up National Bargee Travellers Association North. Enforcement against boaters without home moorings on CRTs northern waterways has been particularly draconian. Many boaters who attended the meeting commented that they had very little information about what rights they […]

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Voting without a residential address

The 2015 general election is less than two months away. If you want to vote, itinerant boat dwellers without a fixed address can register by declaring a local connection. You can download the form below. You can use it to register anywhere in the UK. Electoral Registration Generic NFA The registration process changed in 2014 and […]

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Forthcoming meetings:

Saturday 14th March 2015 – NBTA London campaign meeting, 3pm, Star of Kings, 126 York Way, London N1 0AX. Contact NBTALondon@gmail.com Sunday 15th March 2015 – NBTA meeting and legal briefing, 2pm – 5pm, The Victoria, Birmingham B1 1BN. Leaflets for the Birmingham meeting to download and distribute NBTA Birmingham meeting flyer 15-03-2015 NBTA Birmingham […]

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