Posts Tagged ‘Mark Stephens’

Mark Stephens wins K&A Trust John Gould award

Sunday, May 17th, 2015

Yesterday the Kennet and Avon Canal Trust presented former K&A manager Mark Stephens with the Trust’s John Gould Award for 2014.

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No more “neighbourhoods” after 30th April

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

CRT has confirmed that the unworkable system of designating the western K&A into “neighbourhoods” is to end tomorrow.

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K&A Users Forum, 27th November, Devizes

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

The next Kennet and Avon Canal Users Forum (formerly the User Group Meeting) will take place this Thursday 27th November 2014 at the Corn Exchange, Market Place, Devizes SN10 1HS (beside the Bear Hotel) at 7 pm to 8.30 pm.

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Worthington is acting

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Nick Worthington, who has taken over from Mark Stephens as manager of the K&A, is here on an acting manager basis.

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CRT bins its rubbish promises

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

At the K&A Users Forum on 23rd April 2014, Waterway Manager Mark Stephens agreed that he would speak to Wiltshire Council about re-instating the boaters’ rubbish bins at Devizes Wharf, where there is an Elsan disposal point, pump-out and water tap. However, enquiries last month by boater and journalist Bob Naylor elicited a statement from CRT’s contracts manager Richard Harrison that there are no current plans to re-instate the bins.

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Mark Stephens to leave K&A

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Mark Stephens is leaving the K&A at the end of this month to take on a national role within CRT.

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CRT rubbish collection includes recycling

Monday, October 13th, 2014

Following the release of a copy of the contract between CRT and Biffa for rubbish collection, it is clear that boaters can recycle glass, plastic, non-hazardous metal, paper, card and textiles by putting them loose into the CRT boaters’ rubbish bins.

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CRT to upgrade K&A sanitary stations

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

CRT announced last week that it had allocated £225,000 towards upgrading sanitary stations on the K&A and in the North West, the Midlands and London as part of a new programme of improvements throughout the system that also includes dredging and offside vegetation cutting.

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Bins to be re-instated at Hungerford and Devizes Wharf

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Following a 148-signature petition and complaints to CRT, K&A Manager Mark Stephens has agreed to re-instate the rubbish bins for boaters in Hungerford and Devizes Wharf. Other bin stores will be improved to prevent misuse and fly-tipping, including building fences and lockable gates.

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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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