Community

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

Sunday, 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

Friday, 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

Tuesday, 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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K&A Boaters’ Action Group, 11th February, Seend

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

The next meeting of the K&A Boaters’ Action Group will be on Monday 11th February 2019 at 7.30pm at the Barge Inn (in the restaurant), Seend Cleeve, SN12 6QB, between locks 18 and 19. All are welcome.

Come to the meeting if you want to raise matters that you think boaters should be taking action about, or if you need any information about CRT enforcement against boaters without home moorings or if you need advice about CRT enforcement letters, texts or emails.

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The K&A from the air

Monday, December 24th, 2018

As a Christmas treat we bring you footage of the Kennet and Avon Canal from the air, filmed by Matthew Williams. Part 1 shows the canal from Caen Hill to Honey Street. Part 2 follows the canal to Pewsey. Happy Christmas.

Canal Kids Christmas Party and Floaty Boat Fund Launch Party, 14th December, Bradford on Avon

Monday, December 10th, 2018

It will be Christmas party time for boaters of all ages on 14th December 2018. The Floaty Boat Fund is to be launched with a Christmas Party at 7pm-midnight at St Margaret’s Hall, Bradford on Avon BA15 1DE.

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K&A Boaters’ Action Group next meet 10th December, Bath

Monday, November 26th, 2018

The next meeting of the K&A Boaters’ Action Group will be on Monday 10th December 2018 at 7.30pm in the back room, Barley Mow, 32 Bathwick St, Bath BA2 6NZ. All are welcome.

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K&A Christmas Floating Market, Bradford on Avon, 30th November – 2nd December

Monday, November 26th, 2018

The popular K&A Floating Christmas Market will take place at Bradford on Avon Lower Wharf, from Friday 30th November to Sunday 2nd December 2018 from 11am to 6pm. 

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Boat Fire Safety Talk, Devizes, this Tuesday 27th November

Sunday, November 25th, 2018

There will be a Boat Fire Safety presentation at the Black Horse, Bath Road, Devizes (between locks 47 and 48 on the Caen Hill flight) this Tuesday 27th November 2018 at 7pm. There will also be one on 4th December 2018 at 6.30pm at the Cross Guns, Avoncliff.

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service will be giving comprehensive advice on how to make your boat as fire safe as possible and what to do in case of fire, including FREE SMOKE DETECTORS AND CARBON MONOXIDE ALARMS!!

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Kintbury Winter Floating Market, 16th – 18th November

Wednesday, 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.