Bluebird K7 Bye Law amendments

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Re: Bluebird K7 Bye Law amendments

Post by malcolm uk » Mon Feb 14, 2011 7:41 pm

Now we are being held up by the actions of this Government!

The Department and its Minister are clearly busy dealing with the fall out from the proposal to sell of many forest areas and cannot get around to signing off the new Coniston bye law. I will not blame those defending our woodlands, because BBP Operations have already seen a parking area and possible access to viewing on the east side of the lake fenced and gated off by a new owner.

All we can do is sit and wait until the bye law folder reaches the top of the pile on the Ministers desk - or she has time to get back to that desk to see it - rather than appear on political shows defending the sale of woods.

More news when we get it from LDNPA who are the sponsors of the changes to accommodate the BBP.
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Re: Bluebird K7 Bye Law amendments

Post by Renegadenemo » Mon Feb 14, 2011 9:26 pm

Now we are being held up by the actions of this Government!
Never! you have to be kidding me. I'd have thought our paperwork would flash across a few desks and fire out the other end with the ink still wet from the rubber stamps.
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Re: Bluebird K7 Bye Law amendments

Post by malcolm uk » Mon Feb 14, 2011 9:38 pm

Renegadenemo wrote:
Now we are being held up by the actions of this Government!
I'd have thought our paperwork would flash across a few desks and fire out the other end
Sounds tonight Bill that you might have been inhaling substances to have thought that the bye law process would be that easy :lol: Just stay on track with unbending metal and BBP Operations will bring the trial on Coniston to you in good time and who knows what speed Ted may be allowed to reach !! :oops:

Still work to be done to deliver the Plan A site, have faith.
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Re: Bluebird K7 Bye Law amendments

Post by Renegadenemo » Tue Feb 15, 2011 2:12 am

Still work to be done to deliver the Plan A site, have faith.
My faith is absolute, my ability to contain my frustration with bureaucracy is somewhat less. It's a symptom of coming from an industry background where people with balls make decisions before the competition steals the show and stand or fall by their judgement. Never mind... I'm sure we'll find some water somewhere.
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Post by malcolm uk » Tue Feb 15, 2011 10:43 pm

The important news from DEFRA is that during the last period of consultation on the bye law no negative comments were received. Not only a minister but a legal team is involved in the final sign off - might be the end of the month.
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Post by Renegadenemo » Wed Feb 16, 2011 12:33 am

Not only a minister but a legal team is involved in the final sign off - might be the end of the month.
Or the end of the next milennium...
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Re: Bluebird K7 Bye Law amendments

Post by ace_chris » Thu Feb 17, 2011 11:18 pm

When K7 does eventually run she wont so much need to turn around at the end of the run but do a 'U turn' instead. Hopefully now our government has stopped dicking around with our forests the minister concerned can sign the trials off once and for all.

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Re: Bluebird K7 Bye Law amendments

Post by malcolm uk » Mon Jul 04, 2011 9:37 pm

Great news for all working on the BBP. At the end of this day the message from LDNPA is that the amended bye laws have been signed off by DEFRA and the LDNPA have the paperwork in their office. :D

Now Operations will press on with the trials procedures in conjunction with our pilot and the mechanical team who will be working on K7 when she gets wet again.
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Re: Bluebird K7 Bye Law amendments

Post by Renegadenemo » Tue Jul 05, 2011 2:04 am

A fantastic result and I'm sure everyone will join me in thanking Malcolm and his team for patiently wading their way through the treacle that is bureaucracy to finally achieve this milestone. Thanks are also due to the LDNPA for championing our cause and to someone they call the Secretary of State, or some such, who had to find a pen that worked and scribble their approval.

So far we've never achieved our 'gold medal position' at any stage of this job. It's been an unfortunate catalogue of one backup plan after the next but we've remained focused and now, with a little luck, all that may be about to change. Fingers crossed!

Thanks, guys. Absolutely outstanding.
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Re: Bluebird K7 Bye Law amendments

Post by Mike Bull » Tue Jul 05, 2011 2:13 am

Brilliant news! As Andy Green once said, "everything is going to be wonderful" 8-)

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