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First ever nationwide liveaboard boater health survey

Monday, October 14th, 2019

Friends, Families and Travellers (FFT) are carrying out a health survey of liveaboard boaters as part of their campaign to end discrimination in health services. This is the first nationwide health survey of the liveaboard boating community.

You can complete the survey online here https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/VKWCVHY

Or you can get a paper copy from Sam Worrall, FFT, Community Base, 113 Queens Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 3XG. Tel 01273 234777 or 07425 419869 or see www.gypsy-traveller.org

K&A Boaters’ Action Group, 14th October, Semington

Monday, September 30th, 2019

The next meeting of the K&A Boaters’ Action Group will be on Monday 14th October 2019 at 7.30pm at the Somerset Arms, High St, Semington BA14 6JR, a 5 minute walk south from the canal bridge. All are welcome. The meeting will focus on action against CRT enforcement and an update on CRT plans for the K&A.

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Boat fire and stove safety talk, Devizes tomorrow 24th September

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

There will be a Boat Fire and Stove Safety talk tomorrow Tuesday 24th September 2019 at 6.30pm at the Black Horse, Bath Road, Devizes (between locks 47 and 48 on the Caen Hill flight).

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Kennet & Avon Floating Fayre, Bradford on Avon, 31st August-1st September

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

The K&A Summer Floating Fayre will take place at Lower Wharf, Bradford on Avon on Saturday and Sunday 31st August and 1st September 2019.

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K&A Boaters’ Action Group, 12th August, Honeystreet

Sunday, July 28th, 2019

The next meeting of the K&A Boaters’ Action Group will be on Monday 12th August 2019 at 7.30pm at the newly-reopened Barge Inn, Honeystreet, SN9 5PS (in the snug bar). All are welcome. The meeting will focus on CRT’s proposals for additional enforcement on the K&A aimed mainly at hire boaters, but which are also likely to impact on liveaboards.

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Mikron Theatre show on the K&A this Wednesday 17th July

Monday, July 15th, 2019

The wonderful Mikron Theatre, travelling on their historic narrowboat Tyseley, will perform their show All Hands on Deck at the Rowbarge, Woolhampton RG7 5SH this Wednesday 17th July 2019.

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Post Office service returns to Bathampton – comments invited until 16th July

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

Post Office services will be restored in Bathampton with effect from 23rd July 2019 with the introduction of Hosted Outreach services.

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Boaters’ Cafe Club tomorrow 2nd July at Dundas, 11am – 3pm

Monday, July 1st, 2019

The Boaters’ Cafe Club outreach boat Litania will be at Dundas Basin tomorrow, Tuesday 2nd July 2019 from 11am to 3pm.

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K&A Boaters’ Action Group, 10th June, Avoncliff

Friday, May 31st, 2019

The next meeting of the K&A Boaters’ Action Group will be on Monday 10th June 2019 at 7.30pm at the Cross Guns, Avoncliff BA15 2HB. All are welcome. The meeting will continue to focus on supporting boaters faced with enforcement or Section 8’s by CRT.

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The Barge Inn Honeystreet to reopen on 24th May

Thursday, 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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