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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First floating market in Devizes, Sept 1st – 2nd

August 28th, 2018

There will be a floating market at Devizes Wharf this weekend, Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd September 2018 to coincide with the Devizes Carnival.

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Wadworths refuse to re-instate Horton Bridge bins – please sign petition!

August 24th, 2018

The Chief Executive of Wadworths Brewery, Chris Welham, has refused to re-instate the boaters’ rubbish bins at the Bridge Inn, Horton following a complaint. Boaters have now started an online petition calling on both Wadworths and Canal & River Trust to re-instate the bins.

Please sign, share, tweet and email sign the petition https://chn.ge/2nQhX6F

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Floating Market in Newbury for August Bank Holiday

August 16th, 2018

There will be a floating market in Newbury from August 25th to 27th 2018 at 10am to 5pm. Head to the Victoria Park visitor moorings for high quality hand made arts and crafts, jewellery, food and confectionery from a variety of trading boats, some regulars and others who are new to the K&A, plus entertainment and more.

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Three days left for Barge Inn community share offer – invest now!

August 14th, 2018

The Barge Inn, Honeystreet community share offer has been extended to 17th August and has only three days left to run. If you are interested in becoming a shareholder for £250 or more, this is the last chance!

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Fight the closure of facilities at Horton Bridge: please come to K&A Boaters’ Action Group, Devizes, 13th August

August 9th, 2018

If you are concerned about the closure of boaters’ facilities at the Bridge Inn, Horton, come to the K&A Boaters’ Action Group in Devizes next Monday 13th August 2018. See
http://kanda.boatingcommunity.org.uk/ka-boaters-action-group-next-meeting-13th-august-devizes/

The Action Group will plan what we need to do to reverse the closures.

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Review of visitor moorings east of Devizes now on 12 month trial/ consultation period

August 2nd, 2018

CRT’s review of visitor moorings between Devizes and Reading has now finished and the proposals for change have been finalised. A 12-month trial/ consultation period has begun. If any changes have an adverse effect on liveaboard boaters it’s really important that we make this clear to CRT. Send your comments to CRT or make a formal complaint.

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K&A Boaters’ Action Group next meeting 13th August, Devizes

August 1st, 2018

The next meeting of the K&A Boaters’ Action Group’s will be on Monday 13th August 2018 at 7.30pm, in the upstairs function room at The Lamb, 20 St John’s St, Devizes, SN10 1BT.

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Liveaboard boaters invited to K&A Canal East meeting, Wilcot, 27th June

June 20th, 2018

Liveaboard boaters are invited to the Kennet & Avon Canal East Meeting on 27th June 2018 at 6pm for 6.30pm at Wilcot Village Hall. You are invited to bring cakes – there will be tea and cakes beforehand.

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