Join us to hand in petition against closure of boaters’ rubbish bins, 21st November, Bradford on Avon

November 16th, 2018

Please join us to hand in the petition calling for CRT and Wadworths to re-instate the boaters’ rubbish bins at the Bridge Inn.

Join us outside St Margaret’s Hall, Bradford on Avon BA15 1DE, on Wednesday 21st November 2018 at 5.30pm (the CRT Users meeting is from 6pm to 8pm).

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Kintbury Winter Floating Market, 16th – 18th November

November 14th, 2018

This weekend will see the first Floating Market at Kintbury. This Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 5pm there will be boats selling a wide variety of quality handmade goods, food and drink. Head to the visitor moorings by the station car park for your Christmas gifts, art, crafts, jewellery and more.

Traders include:

Away With The Fairies: Fairy/ hippy things

https://www.facebook.com/Imogen.Number1/

Cake on the Cut: Gin, cake, jams etc

https://www.facebook.com/Cake-on-the-cut-626295857502169/

Canalside Naturals : Wood products and jewellery

https://www.facebook.com/CanalsideNaturals/

Croc’s The Vinyl Cut: Artwork

https://www.facebook.com/crocsthevinylcut/

Foxy Lady Creations : Clothing, bags, beeswax wraps

https://www.facebook.com/FoxyLadyCreations/

George Bar and Bistro:

https://www.facebook.com/Georgebarandbistro/

Shine On The Water: Brass polishing and products

https://www.facebook.com/shineonthewater/

Wyre-Wytch Jewellery

https://www.facebook.com/Wyre-Wytch-442160362914979/

FloatyBoater Woodturning: Pens, wands and candle holders

https://www.facebook.com/FloatyBoaterWoodturning/

There will also be a Christmas Floating Market in Bradford on Avon from 30th November to 2nd December.

Boat fire safety talk, Bradford on Avon, 8th November

November 7th, 2018

There will be a Boat Fire Safety Talk at 7pm tomorrow, Thursday 8th November 2018 at the Lock Inn, Lower Wharf, Bradford on Avon. 

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CRT to hold Users Forum in Bradford on Avon, 21st November

November 7th, 2018

CRT is to hold its autumn K&A User Group Forum at St Margaret’s Hall, Bradford on Avon BA15 1DE, on Wednesday 21st November 2018 from 6pm to 8pm.

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Bristol University research project seeks liveaboards to interview

October 7th, 2018

The University of Bristol Law School has been doing some research into the relationship between CRT and liveaboard boaters without a home mooring. Professor Dave Cowan and Barbara Hardy have interviewed a number of boaters over the past few months but they are still looking for more people to interview.

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A sad week for K&A liveaboards – but the community rallies round

October 4th, 2018

Within the space of a week some sad events have taken place on the K&A.

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K&A Boaters’ Action Group next meeting 8th October, Semington

September 28th, 2018

The next meeting of the K&A Boaters’ Action Group will be on Monday 8th October 2018 at 7.30pm at the Somerset Arms, High St, Semington BA14 6JR, a 5 minute walk south from the canal bridge.

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Stag party crew sinks liveaboard – community meeting this Wed 26th September

September 24th, 2018

There will be an emergency meeting at 7pm on Wednesday 26th September 2018 at the Canal Tavern, Bradford on Avon to discuss action following the sinking of a historic wooden narrowboat by a stag party on hire boats from ABC Leisure at the weekend. CRT, hire companies and Wiltshire Council have been invited.

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CRT Annual Meeting 26th September – book your place now!

September 13th, 2018

Canal & River Trust (CRT) is holding its Annual Public Meeting in Birmingham on Wednesday 26th September 2018 at 10:30 to 12:30. All boat licence holders, customers, waterway users and members of the public can attend. The meeting will be held at the Kingston Theatre, Austin Court, 80 Cambridge Street, Birmingham B1 2NP.

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Liveaboard family negotiate term time cruising pattern with CRT

September 4th, 2018

At least one liveaboard family without a home mooring has successfully negotiated a Term Time Cruising Pattern with CRT.

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