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The boat fire safety advisor from Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service will be visiting boaters along the Kennet & Avon Canal as part of boat safety week next week. Rob Buckland, who used to live on a narrowboat, will be travelling along the Wiltshire stretch of the canal between May 31 and June 5 to offer free fire safety advice and free smoke detectors to boaters.
Low Impact Life Onboard (LILO) is hosting a Spring Gathering of Boaters near Pewsey on the Kennet & Avon. All boaters are welcome . It’ll be an informal affair – a chance for boaters to share news and skills. There will be plenty of camping space available for those who decide not to bring their boats to the gathering. To book your place and find out the exact location and details about camping, contact email@example.com or register at www.lilo.org.uk/gathering
Wiltshire Council is running a new project called ‘Boaters’ Voices’. It is part of ‘Wiltshire Voices’ which aims to raise awareness of the needs and rights of under-represented groups in Wiltshire. All liveaboard boaters are invited to be part of this project if you are in Wiltshire either temporarily or permanently. If you want to take part, please come to a meeting and hot supper on Monday 27thFebruary, 6.30-8.30pm at the Corn Exchange, Market Place, Devizes.