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12 June 2017 – Michael Gove appointed new Environment Minister

Another, and rather unexpected, Environment Minister with Michael Gove’s appointment to replace Andrea Leadsom who becomes Leader of the House. It would be nice to think he might take an interest in the waterways but we suspect there are other … Continue reading

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5 May 2017 – TMBA Objectives

TMBA represents interests of responsible power craft owners on non-tidal Thames. TMBA is a member of the Thames Navigation User Forum which is an Environment Agency sponsored body of those representing non tidal Thames navigational user groups. There are barely 8000 … Continue reading

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29 April 2017 – Lock Keeping Service Targets 2017/18

The EA Customer Charter includes an overview of lock keeping service targets for 2017/18. Note that there is no ‘guaranteed’ assisted passage. There is a standard lunch break at all locks from 1300-1400 when there may be no cover unless a … Continue reading

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13 April 2017 – Thames Customer Charter 2017/18

The EA Thames Customer Charter for 2017/18 is now available – see link on tmba.org.uk under EA and Other Information on RHS Also available from .gov.uk website here: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/managing-the-river-thames

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21 April 2016 – TMBA Seeks Thames Boaters Feedback

The TMBA and other river user groups are increasingly concerned by the continuing decline in the availability of staff to assist passage through locks on the non tidal Thames. River users are invited to assist us in gathering evidence of locks … Continue reading

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