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.
Wiltshire Council’s plans to develop land at Devizes Wharf will affect boaters. Plans for a footpath between Lock 50 and the Wharf Theatre could reduce mooring space and adversely impact all boaters. Please attend the Devizes Area Board meeting on 18th September and make your concerns known.
The Julian House Travelling Community Support Service have written this excellent information leaflet about Weil’s Disease, and have persuaded CRT to put it on some of the notice boards on the K&A. You can download it here weils disease leaflet 2
The Government has been running a consultation on the use of red diesel, which opened in March 2017 and closes on 30th June 2017.
The consultation document gives a list of uses of red diesel which includes ships and private pleasure craft, but makes no mention of boat dwellers. If you think it is important that the Government fully recognises the use made of red diesel by liveaboard boaters, please respond.
We’ve just had an email from Jack Wood-Pearce in Malmesbury offering a load of go-kart tyres for free.
He’s got about 40 and they’re in Malmesbury, he wants to offload them all at once he says he’ll drop them off if someone can take delivery and give them out?
If you’re interested, contact Jack on 01666 825 600