Send your photos, videos or written accounts of dangerous boat handling under the influence of alcohol or drugs to the Department for Transport before 1st November

The Department for Transport (DfT) is running a consultation on strengthening enforcement against the dangerous use of recreational and personal watercraft. The consultation mainly concerns the dangerous use of craft such as jetskis. However the DfT is also asking in Question 12 for respondents to submit documentary evidence that alcohol or drug use among recreational […]

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We still want to hear from boaters affected by new CRT licence T&C – Update regarding Crowdjustice fundraiser ‘Protect boats that are people’s homes!’

The coalition of boat dwellers, NBTA and other support organisations that is running the appeal for funds for the legal challenge to CRT’s revised Boat Licence Terms and Conditions is extremely grateful to all the supporters who have made donations to this appeal. The appeal has been paused and may be wound up soon. This […]

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EA sacks District Enforcement

The Environment Agency (EA) has today terminated its contract with District Enforcement for enforcement of EA visitor mooring time limits on the Thames and District Enforcement will cease operations on 31st August 2021. In an email to members of the Thames Navigation Users Forum, the EA said the decision was made “following a review that […]

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EA to increase registration fees by 10% – please respond to consultation by 16th September

The Environment Agency (EA) is running a consultation on proposals for a revised and standardised boat registration charging framework and increases in its registration charges between 2022 and 2024 across the Thames, Anglian and Upper Medway waterways. We would like members’ views on the proposals to help with formulating the NBTA response, please contact secretariat@bargee-traveller.org.uk […]

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