Posts Tagged ‘Devizes’

Fire safety talk and boaters action group, Devizes, 9th January

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

There will be a Boat Fire Safety talk by Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service at 7.30pm on Monday 9th January 2017 at the Black Horse, Bath Rd, Devizes SN10 2AU, followed by the K&A boaters action group meeting.

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Boats are Homes Protest, Devizes Wharf 4-8pm 15th September

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016

On Thursday 15th September at 5pm, CRT Chief Richard Parry will launch a CRT publicity boat at Devizes Wharf SN10 1EB as part of the K&A Waterways Partnership AGM.

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Boaters stage protest against unlawful enforcement policy at CRT’s Devizes office

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

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Around 30 boat dwellers without home moorings and supporters from the local community took part in a protest opposite Canal & River Trust’s (CRT) office in Devizes on 6th August 2016.

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BBC Wiltshire to feature boat dwellers’ protest at CRT Devizes office tomorrow

Friday, August 5th, 2016

BBC Radio Wiltshire Breakfast Show will feature tomorrow’s protest against CRT’s punitive and unlawful enforcement policy towards boaters without home moorings. Listen out for the live interview at 7.25am.

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Protest at CRT Devizes office 6th August

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Liveaboard boaters and their supporters are invited to join a protest at Caen Hill, opposite CRT’s office in Devizes at 2.00pm on Saturday 6th August 2016 to express our opposition to CRT’s punitive and unlawful enforcement policy against boaters without home moorings. This policy has seen so many liveaboard boaters on the K&A having their licences restricted to 6 months, threatened with losing their homes, being pressured to give up their homes, and boat children’s education and welfare suffering due to the long distances they are being forced to travel to school.

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K&A Users Forum, Devizes, 24th May

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

The K&A Users Forum will take place in the Corn Exchange, Market Place, Devizes SN10 1HS on Tuesday 24th May 2016 at 6.30pm to 8.30pm (doors open 6pm). This is an open meeting and all waterway users are invited.

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Fire service to run a series of Boat Fire Safety talks, next one Devizes 25th January

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Following the recent fatal boat fire on the K&A, the Fire Service will be giving a series of Boat Fire Safety talks in different places along the canal in the Bath and the Wiltshire areas in the next few weeks. Please come along and make sure your boat is as fire safe as possible. The next talk will be in the Black Horse, Bath Rd, Devizes SN10 2AU on Monday 25th January at 7.30pm. There will be free smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms.

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More hire boats for Devizes Wharf

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Oxfordshire Narrowboats will be taking over the White Horse Boats base at Devizes Wharf from next season and increasing the number of hire boats to four.

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Fundraising canal walk by Alzheimer’s Support

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Alzheimer’s Support, a charity that provides services to people with dementia in Wiltshire, is marking its 25th anniversary with a sponsored fundraising walk along the K&A from Bath to Pewsey this weekend.

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Rubbish bins re-instated at Devizes Wharf

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Following several meetings with CRT and a number of complaints from boaters both with and without moorings, CRT has re-instated refuse collection for boaters at Devizes Wharf.

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