Posts Tagged ‘Bathampton’
The deadline for the consultation about BaNES Council’s plans to upgrade the towpath along the K&A between Sydney Gardens and Bathampton is 11th September. There is an online questionnaire and detailed information about the Council’s plans here http://www.bathnes.gov.uk/services/your-council-and-democracy/consultations/kennet-and-avon-canal-towpath-improvement
A report published by Bath and NE Somerset Council has recommended that the Council should not endorse the CRT Local Mooring Strategy for the western K&A unless and until the Council is satisfied that it is compliant with CRT’s legal obligations under the Equality Act and the Mooring Strategy will not conflict with Council policy.
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.
When making arrangements for a meeting between BaNES Council and Sally Ash and Damian Kemp of BW in December 2011, one of the Council’s housing officers said in an email that “We .. have on-going concerns regarding their appreciation of the potential impact of the proposed moorings strategy (ie homelessness, access to education/services etc).”
Jenkyn Knill has contacted us to say that as of 1st July 2011 Hampton Wharf services will no longer be available for general use. Because of the age of the sewer and associated problems, Jenks has decided that the pump out needs to be moved to a different location. Please contact him if you have any queries.