The Canal & River Trust welcomes the Judgment of Mrs Justice Cox DBE, issued in the High Court on 16 November 2012, which has fully endorsed the Trust’s 2011 Guidance For Boaters Without A Home Mooring as a correct interpretation of the law.
In her . . . → Read More: Canal & River Trust’s mooring guidance endorsed by the High Court
Itinerant live-aboard boaters are carrying on their legal challenge of the Canal & River Trust’s unlawful harassment of boat dwellers without home moorings.
Following refusal of permission to bring a Judicial Review of the Guidance for Boaters Without a Home Mooring live-aboard boater Nick Brown confirmed that he is to appeal.
“The judgement contains at . . . → Read More: Live-aboard Boaters Challenge Judicial Review
The Residential Boat Owners Association has produced a paper on continuous cruising, covering the current debate on overstaying.
The paper also discusses a wider view of the issues including various mooring options and also substantiates the position of those who undertake continuous cruising legally and responsibly.
. . . → Read More: RBOA Produces a Paper on Continuous Cruising
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24 May 2012
British Waterways welcomes the Order of The Honourable Mr Justice Eder in the High Court of Justice dated 9 May 2012 in refusing permission for a Judicial Review of BW’s guidance for boaters without a home mooring.
As well as noting that the application from Nick Brown of the National Bargee Travellers . . . → Read More: Statement: Nick Brown v British Waterways Board
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
Text of BW response: Earlier this year, and following a 40% increase in boat numbers on the Rivers Lee and Stort, British Waterways initiated a public consultation on an alternative plan for towpath mooring. We had a tremendous response from a wide range of people who use the rivers – including leisure boaters, boaters with . . . → Read More: BW Respond to Lee & Stort Mooring Consultation
Published 27 August 2011
Minister Grant Shapps of the Department of Communities & Local Government said that more people than ever are choosing to make a boat their home and that boats with residential moorings could be an example of how unconventional housing can allow people to live in areas of the country where . . . → Read More: Government – more powers for communities to allow liveaboard boats on waterways