Posts Tagged ‘stag parties’

A sad week for K&A liveaboards – but the community rallies round

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Within the space of a week some sad events have taken place on the K&A.

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K&A Boaters’ Action Group next meeting 8th October, Semington

Friday, September 28th, 2018

The next meeting of the K&A Boaters’ Action Group will be on Monday 8th October 2018 at 7.30pm at the Somerset Arms, High St, Semington BA14 6JR, a 5 minute walk south from the canal bridge.

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Stag party crew sinks liveaboard – community meeting this Wed 26th September

Monday, September 24th, 2018

There will be an emergency meeting at 7pm on Wednesday 26th September 2018 at the Canal Tavern, Bradford on Avon to discuss action following the sinking of a historic wooden narrowboat by a stag party on hire boats from ABC Leisure at the weekend. CRT, hire companies and Wiltshire Council have been invited.

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Boaters meet with hire companies over ASB stag parties

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Last year over 150 people, mostly liveaboard boaters, signed a letter to Avon and Somerset and Wiltshire police forces about the concerns of liveaboard boaters, leisure boaters and residents along the western end of the K&A about the activities and behaviour of some hire boat groups, especially stag and hen parties.

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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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Progress on hire boat stag parties

Monday, October 19th, 2015

The BaNES Gypsy, Traveller, Boater and Roma Community Support Service report that over the summer they met with Chief Inspector Thatcher of Avon and Somerset Police on the issue of anti-social hire boaters. Avon and Somerset Police and Wiltshire Police have produced a joint leaflet which has been delivered by them to the hire boat companies along the western K&A, along with a message that the police will take action against drunk and anti-social behaviour from hirers and will be keeping a log of the number of reported incidents, which could result in action being taken against companies that persistently hire to this type of customer.

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ASBO officer wants videos of stag party behaviour

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Following discussions with liveaboard boaters, Tim Harris, the Antisocial Behaviour Officer for BaNES has asked for video evidence of stag party hire boat crews causing damage to boats or behaving offensively or abusively.

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K&A boaters action group next meet 8th June, Bradford on Avon

Monday, June 1st, 2015

The next meeting of the K&A boaters action group will be next Monday 8th June at 7.30pm in Bradford on Avon.

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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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