Posts Tagged ‘safety’

Fire safety talk and boaters action group, 14th March, Wilcot

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

The next meeting of the K&A boaters action group will be combined with a Boat Fire Safety talk by Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service on Monday March 14th at 7.30pm at the Golden Swan, Wilcot, near Pewsey, SN9 5NN.

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Free First Aid course for boaters, March 5th, Bathampton

Friday, February 26th, 2016

There will be another free First Aid course for boaters on Saturday 5th March at 1pm to 2.30pm at Bathampton Village Hall (by the shops). The course is run by the Red Cross. Tea, coffee, juice and biscuits will be provided. The course has been organised by the Travelling Community Support Service at Julian House.

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Boat Fire Safety talk, Bedwyn, 18th January

Monday, January 11th, 2016

There will be a boat fire safety talk on 18th January in Great Bedwyn. There was another fatal boat fire on the K&A last week – please come along and make sure your boat is as fire safe as possible.

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Boat fire safety talk, 16th November, Horton

Saturday, November 7th, 2015

There will be a presentation and question and answer session on boat fire safety by Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service on Monday 16th November at 7.30pm at the Bridge Inn, Horton Rd, Devizes SN10 1LD. All boaters are welcome.

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BaNES towpath consultation deadline is 11th September

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

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

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BaNES to hold consultation sessions on towpath upgrade

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Following pressure from local residents, towpath users and some boaters, BaNES Council is holding two public consultation sessions on 28th and 29th August regarding its plans to upgrade the towpath along the Kennet & Avon Canal between Sydney Gardens and Bathampton.

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Boater starts Facebook group to log speeding cycle incidents

Friday, August 14th, 2015

Boater Pete Leigh has started a Facebook page to report incidents with speeding cyclists on towpaths. If you are on Facebook you can join the group Speeding Cyclists on Towpaths here https://www.facebook.com/groups/1630011633909618/.

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First Aid course for boaters

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

There will be a first aid course for boaters on 19th April.

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Hire company recalls stag party boats

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Two boatloads of drunk stag partygoers had their holiday terminated early by Oxfordshire Narrowboats last weekend. The boats were taken back on Saturday following numerous complaints about their behaviour.

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Hire boat sinks in lock 11

Saturday, March 15th, 2014

A hire boat has sunk in lock 11 in the Bath flight and locks 7 to 11 are now closed until at least Tuesday.

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