Community

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

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

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

Read more…

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

Friday, 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.

Read more…

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

Monday, 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.

Read more…

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

Tuesday, 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.

Read more…

Floating Market in Newbury for August Bank Holiday

Thursday, 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.

Read more…

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

Tuesday, 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!

Read more…

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

Wednesday, 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.

Read more…

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

Wednesday, 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.

Read more…

K&A Boaters’ Action Group next meeting 11th June, Wilcot

Monday, June 4th, 2018

The K&A Boaters’ Action Group’s next meeting is on Monday 11th June 2018 at 7.30pm at the Golden Swan, Wilcot SN9 5NN, a short walk across the green from Wilcot bridge (117). All are welcome.

Read more…

Please comment on Wiltshire Council liveaboard boaters survey report by 29th June

Monday, June 4th, 2018

Wiltshire Council is carrying out a consultation regarding the report on its 2017 survey of liveaboard boaters. Please comment by 29th June 2018. Your comments will help to shape the Council’s approach to planning for the accommodation needs for residential boaters. The report is online here http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/planning-gypsy-travellers or you can download it here Wiltshire 2017-draft-boaters-survey-with-appendices

Read more…