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River bank

Reported anonymously at 10:07, Thursday 2 July 2020

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council and Vale of White Horse District Council less than a minute later

There is stretch of river bank along Wilsham rd, Abingdon roughly between the junctions of Saxton and Preston roads, I'm told by the Environment Agency that the plethora of unlicensed and un-river-worthy boats moored against and tied to the river bank there is, as owner of that bank/parcel of land, entirely your responsibility? The boats, moored head to toe are now blocking access to the river, that includes for the purpose of fishing and generally enjoying the Environment as well as to launch and recover paddle boards, canoes etc. Can we begin dialog with all stakeholders, i.e. the town council (issuing fishing permits) the vale who employ a mooring officer, and the E.A who are responsible for issuing annual boat licenses? I look forward to your positive reply.

Council ref: ENQ20869479

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  • Thank you for your enquiry. This issue has been passed onto the relevant team for investigation.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:08, Thursday 2 July 2020

  • This report is not the responsibility of Oxfordshire County Council. Please report this to British Waterways. Regards

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 15:34, Tuesday 21 July 2020

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