Posts Tagged ‘Avoncliff’

Living willow workshop for boaters, Avoncliff, 25th – 26th November

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

As part of a joint community arts project focusing on mental health, well-being and mindfulness, Julian House Travelling Communities Support Service is holding a number of craft workshops for liveaboard boaters who need support with these issues.

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Calico Jack to play at Cross Guns re-opening, 1st March

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Boatie band Calico Jack will play at the re-opening of the Cross Guns in Avoncliff, a favourite boaters’ pub, from 4pm to 8pm on Wednesday 1st March.

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Boat Fire Safety talk, Avoncliff, 21st November and more to come

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

There will be a Boat Fire Safety talk at the Cross Guns in Avoncliff, on Monday 21st November 2016 at 7.30pm. The Fire Service will be giving out free smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors and showing people the best way to use them.

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Boat Fire Safety talk, 10th April, Avoncliff

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

There will be a Boat Fire Safety talk by Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service on Sunday 10th April at 7.30pm in the Cross Guns, Avoncliff BA15 2HB. This is an opportunity to get to one of these if Monday evenings are difficult. There will be free smoke and CO alarms.

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Another Boat Fire Safety talk, Avoncliff, 1st February

Monday, January 25th, 2016

There will be a another boat fire safety talk on Monday 1st February 2016 at 7.30pm at the Cross Guns, Avoncliff, BA15 2HB. More are planned.

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Quiet zone for Wilcot

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Residents, boaters and CRT agreed last week that there was a case for making parts of Wilcot on the Long Pound a Quiet Mooring Zone. The Pewsey Canal Action Group’s second meeting on 2nd October 2014 concluded that there was no need for any 48-hour moorings in the village as there is always space for boats to moor.

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CEO in knots over K&A mooring plan

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

An open meeting last night with Richard Parry saw the CRT Chief Executive tying himself in knots trying to convince the audience that the K&A Interim 12.month Local Plan is not dead in the water.

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New water tap for Avoncliff

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

A new water tap is going to be installed at Avoncliff this year, according to K&A Manager Mark Stephens.

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Avoncliff planning application: comment by Friday 21st February

Monday, February 17th, 2014

There is a planning application for a permanent trade mooring at Bridge 173 at Avoncliff (Smelly Bridge) for a cafe boat.

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Hire boats burgled at Avoncliff

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Two Oxfordshire Narrowboats hire boats were broken into at Avoncliff in the early evening after dark yesterday and valuables including laptops were stolen. The spate of boat burglaries has continued but boaters have reported more information to the police about suspicious activity along the canal.

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