Thursday 15th March 2012 from Oxford News By Andrew Ffrench
A CAMPAIGN group is using the Freedom of Information Act to uncover the details of a crackdown on illegally moored boats in Oxford.
Earlier this month it emerged Oxford City Council is paying £44,000 over two years towards work by the Unlawfully Moored Boats Enforcement . . . → Read More: Boaters launch campaign against inspectors
7 March 2012
British Waterways welcomes the Judgment of The Honourable Mr Justice Hildyard in the High Court of Justice on 16 February 2012 in which he declared that the vessel ‘Gilgie’, owned by Nigel Moore, was unlawfully moored.
Mr Justice Hildyard conducted what was, in the eyes of one legal commentator, a “massively detailed . . . → Read More: Statement: Nigel Moore v British Waterways
Oxford City Council has joined forces with the Environment Agency and British Waterways to tackle illegally moored boats on the Thames and the Oxford canal.
The move has prompted the formation of a new boaters’ group amid fears that a strict clampdown will force boats out of the city.
Boaters met at the town . . . → Read More: Oxford Clampdown on Illegal Mooring – Boaters Form New Group