Posts Tagged ‘Lifestyle’

K&A boaters action group next meeting 10th June

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

The next meeting of the K&A boaters’ action group will be on Monday 10th June at 7.30pm in Bradford on Avon. Please contact info@boatingcommunity.org.uk or 07928 078208 if you want to come. Lifts may be available.

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Up The Cut, at the Fringe

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

Up The Cut is to make an appearance at the Bath Fringe.On Saturday 8th June, comedian Matt Cranium will be joined by Fullsail Puppet Theatre, folk-rock sea shanty band Calico Jack, Arcc playing a live, improvised, soundtrack to Jean Vigo’s yearning tale of love and boats, L’Atalante, Chardash, and special guests.

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Boat fire safety week

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

This week is boat fire safety week. The boat fire safety advisor from Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service will be visiting boaters along the Kennet and Avon Canal to give free smoke detectors and fire safety advice.

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If you want to vote on May 2nd, register by April 17th

Saturday, April 13th, 2013

If you want to vote in the local council elections on May 2nd, you need to get your registration form to the relevant electoral registration office by next Wednesday April 17th. Boaters have delivered voter registration forms to boats on most stretches of the canal between Bath and Newbury. Forms have also been left at the Barge Inn, Honey Street and the Bridge Inn, Horton Bridge, for boaters to collect.

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Community buys the Bell Inn

Saturday, April 13th, 2013

Now for some good news, the Bell Inn, Walcot St, Bath has been saved from becoming a chain pub by a community buyout!

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K&A boaters action group next meeting 8th April, Sells Green

Friday, March 29th, 2013

The next meeting of the K&A boaters action group will be on Monday 8th April at 7.30pm in Sells Green.

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K&A boaters action group next meeting 11th March, Devizes

Monday, March 4th, 2013

The next meeting of the K&A boaters action group will be next Monday 11th March at 7.30pm in Devizes. Please contact info@boatingcommunity.org.uk or 07928 078208 if you want to come. Lifts may be available.

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K and A boaters’ action group meeting 11th February, Seend

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

The next meeting of the K and A boaters’ action group will be on Monday 11th February at 7.30pm in Seend. If you have some time to contribute over the next few months (or longer) defending our rights as liveaboards; doing constructive things like towpath tidies; engaging in dialogue – where possible – with CRT etc, then we would like you to be in the group.

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Save Bradford on Avon Post Office!

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

The Post Office is proposing to close its branch in The Shambles, Bradford on Avon and replace it with a counter in Budgen’s. This is likely to mean the end of the Poste Restante service that so many boaters rely on to receive mail promptly. There is a consultation by the Post Office that ends on Friday 1st February.

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Towpath tidy 26th January Widbrook to Hilperton

Friday, January 18th, 2013

There will be a towpath tidy on Saturday 26th January between Widbrook and Hilperton, organised by boaters with help from the Kennet and Avon Canal Trust’s workboat crew. Please join us!

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