Archive for December, 2013

Solar panel theft at Staverton

Saturday, December 28th, 2013

Two solar panels have bern stolen from a boat near Staverton on the 26th or 27th Dec, Thursday or Friday.

If any one hears anything let us know. We’re trying to find the make and a better description, two 100W panels in aluminium frames in rough wood surrounds.

Christmas competition!

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

So, it’s nearly Christmas and we have another fun competition for you. The first person who sends us the right answers to all four questions before 1st January 2014 wins a lifetime’s free subscription to this web site and a yummy bar of chocolate.

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K&A Partnership wants your views on plan for K&A – by Friday!

Monday, December 16th, 2013

The K&A Waterways Partnership wants your views on its draft plan for improving the K&A waterways over the next decade. Unfortunately it only wants your views if you can comment by 20th December.

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A load of old rubbish…

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

… is what at least 148 people think of the ongoing situation regarding refuse disposal for boaters on the K&A.

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Disabled boater gets ‘reasonable adjustments’: CRT reviewing its equality compliance

Monday, December 9th, 2013

In what is believed to be the first decision of its kind, CRT has granted a disabled continuous cruiser’s request for ‘reasonable adjustments’ that he is entitled to under the Equality Act – but only for a temporary period.

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Parry to personally scrutinise every decision to take a boater to court

Monday, December 9th, 2013

Three boaters spoke to Richard Parry, CRT’s Chief Executive, when he visited Crofton last Wednesday. One of the most significant things that they learnt was that Mr Parry will personally scrutinise every decision to take boaters to court from January.

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The Full Sail Puppet Theatre Company presents the XXX Factor

Monday, December 9th, 2013

If you missed the last Fullsail Theatre Puppet Company show make sure you see this one on The Antoinette moored at Darlington Wharf, you will laugh till it hurts.
Directed by Indian Pete with Ric Jerome (Natural Theatre Co) and an assorted cast of animals and boaters.

There are two showings, at 2pm and 4pm on Sunday 15th December. Kids free, adults by donation.

Waterways Photographer

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Richard Clarke, is a local photographer based in Bradford-on-Avon with several pages of photos on his website of life and people on the canal.


Parry to visit K&A again this Wednesday

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Richard Parry, Chief Executive of CRT, will visit the K&A again  this Wednesday 4th December.

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Coal boat musical chairs

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

So Henk has sold Heart of Gold and gone yachting, but straight away another coal boat appears, so there are still three coal and diesel boats on the K&A.

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