Public meeting: District Enforcement activities in Reading, 21st May

May 17th, 2019

We have received the message below from the National Bargee Travellers Association (NBTA).

There will be a public meeting to discuss the activities of District Enforcement in Reading on Tuesday 21st May 2019 at 7pm at The Jolly Anglers, Kennetside, Reading. Bring your District Enforcement issues.

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The Barge Inn Honeystreet to reopen on 24th May

May 16th, 2019

The Barge Inn, Honeystreet is to reopen on Friday 24th May 2019 at 11am. Once more the pub will be a meeting point for the boating community, crop circle enthusiasts, campers and an eclectic range of other local people and visitors. Come to the party!

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K&A User Group Forum, 5th June, Bradford on Avon

May 9th, 2019

There will be a Kennet and Avon Canal User Group Forum on Wednesday 5th June 2019 between 6pm and 8pm at St Margaret’s Hall, St Margaret’s Street, Bradford on Avon, BA15 1DE. If you wish to raise any issues about enforcement, waterway maintenance, facilities for boaters or other matters, this meeting is an opportunity to do so. It is an open meeting and all waterway users are entitled to attend.

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Euro election? You can vote without a fixed address – register by May 7th if you want to vote on May 23rd!

April 29th, 2019

Elections to the European Parliament will take place in the UK on May 23rd except in the very unlikely event that agreement on a Brexit deal is reached among MPs before 22 May.

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Boaters encouraged to complete NHS Long Term Plan survey by 30th April

April 21st, 2019

Liveaboard boaters are being encouraged to complete an NHS survey in order to alert GPs, hospitals and clinics to the barriers that we face gaining access to the health services all citizens are entitled to.

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The Barge Inn, Honeystreet, to reopen under new ownership

April 5th, 2019

The Barge Inn, Honeystreet is to reopen under the ownership of the Sinclair family. The pub and the camp site will be open soon.

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K&A Boaters’ Action Group, 8th April, Devizes

March 26th, 2019

The next meeting of the K&A Boaters’ Action Group will be on Monday 8th April 2019 at 7.30pm at the Black Horse, Bath Rd, Devizes SN10 2AU, by lock 48. All are welcome.

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Lock 16 to open on 22nd March

March 20th, 2019

CRT has today announced that Lock 16 at Semington will re-open to navigation on Friday 22nd March 2019 and 17.00 hours.

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CRT meeting for disabled boaters, 26th March, Bradford on Avon

March 13th, 2019

CRT is holding a meeting for disabled boaters on 26th March 2019 at 2pm at St Margaret’s Hall, St Margaret’s Street, Bradford on Avon, BA15 1DA.

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River Avon Users Consultative Committee to re-launch this month

February 22nd, 2019

The River Avon Users Consultative Committee (RAUCC) is to re-launch this month with an amended membership policy which the RUACC says is to ensure that meetings remain manageable and represent a balance of interests. Membership will be restricted to one representative per group or organisation.

The Kennet and Avon Boaters’ Action Group has been invited to send a representative to the RUACC. If you travel on the River Avon and you would like to represent the group, please contact info@boatingcommunity.org.uk or 07928 078208.

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