Posts Tagged ‘Wilcot’

Boaters invited to K&A Canal East meeting, 1st June, Wootton Rivers

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Liveaboard boaters are invited to the Kennet & Avon Canal East Meeting on 1st June 2017 at 6pm for 6.30pm at Wootton Rivers Village Hall. These twice-yearly meetings were set up by Pewsey Community Area Partnership in 2014 to discuss and resolve issues regarding the K&A Canal that affected boaters and local residents in the villages along the canal.

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K&A boaters action group next meeting 10th April, Wilcot

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

The next meeting of the K&A boaters action group will be on Monday April 10th 2017 at 7.30pm at the Golden Swan, Wilcot SN9 5NN – a short walk across the green from the canal bridge. All are welcome.

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Boaters needed to attend Pewsey area Canal Forum, 23rd November

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

There will be a Canal Forum meeting between local residents and Parish Councils in the Pewsey area and boaters next Wednesday 23rd November 2016 at Stanton St Bernard Village Hall at 5.30pm for a 6pm start. This is a continuation of the previous meetings in 2014 and 2015 chaired by CRT in the Pewsey Vale to resolve issues between local residents and canal users, especially liveaboard boaters. Please come to this meeting, especially if you regularly moor your boat in the Long Pound.

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Towpath tidy, Wilcot, 4th September

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

There will be a towpath tidy at Wilcot on Sunday 4th September 2016 at 11am to 2pm. It is organised by liveaboard boaters but all canal users and local residents are welcome to take part. Please meet at the canal bridge (bridge 117) in Wilcot at 11am.

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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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Quiet zone for Wilcot

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Residents, boaters and CRT agreed last week that there was a case for making parts of Wilcot on the Long Pound a Quiet Mooring Zone. The Pewsey Canal Action Group’s second meeting on 2nd October 2014 concluded that there was no need for any 48-hour moorings in the village as there is always space for boats to moor.

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CRT to review winter moorings following chaos of new system

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

CRT has informed one of its winter moorings customers that it is going to re-think its new system for winter moorings. The customer in question has not actually been able to use their winter mooring permit because they have not found anywhere that is not excluded from the system.

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Hire boats burgled at Avoncliff

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Two Oxfordshire Narrowboats hire boats were broken into at Avoncliff in the early evening after dark yesterday and valuables including laptops were stolen. The spate of boat burglaries has continued but boaters have reported more information to the police about suspicious activity along the canal.

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