Posts Tagged ‘Wiltshire County Council’

Council’s Devizes Wharf plans will affect boaters – please attend meeting 18th September

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Wiltshire Council’s plans to develop land at Devizes Wharf will affect boaters. Plans for a footpath between Lock 50 and the Wharf Theatre could reduce mooring space and adversely impact all boaters. Please attend the Devizes Area Board meeting on 18th September and make your concerns known.

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Outreach boat at Bradford on Avon, Tuesday 5th September

Sunday, September 3rd, 2017

The Boaters’ Cafe Club outreach boat Litania will be at the lower wharf in Bradford on Avon on Tuesday 5th September 2017 from 12pm to 4pm. Paper copies of the Wiltshire liveaboard boaters’ survey will be available.

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Wiltshire boat dwellers survey available on paper

Friday, September 1st, 2017

Paper copies of the Wiltshire Council boat dwellers survey are available for those who need them. You can collect a copy from Bradford on Avon, Devizes or Pewsey libraries. They will also be available on the Boaters’ Cafe Club outreach boat run by Julian House Gypsy, Traveller, Boater & Roma Community Support Service, which will be at Bradford Lower Wharf next Tuesday 5th September 12pm to 4pm. There may also be some distributed from boats in the Long Pound. Please pass this news on to anyone you know who might need it.

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Wiltshire Council to assess housing needs of boat dwellers – please complete survey by 30th September!

Friday, August 11th, 2017

Wiltshire Council is carrying out an assessment of the housing needs of people who use a boat as their main home and is inviting boat dwellers both with and without a home mooring in Wiltshire to complete a survey. If you are permanently or temporarily in Wiltshire, or you travel through Wiltshire please take part. The survey is online and the Council is also going to make paper copies available. We will publicise how you can get a paper copy as soon as possible.

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Floating Cinema to show Boaters Voices

Monday, June 29th, 2015

The Floating Cinema, which is currently travelling along the K&A to Bristol, is showing Wiltshire Council’s 30 minute film Boaters Voices this week.

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The neighbours….

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

We were approached by Public Protection at Wiltshire Council who asked if it would be ok to relay the following message about gatherings at Party Spot near Bradford-on-Avon.

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Consultation on bus service cuts in Pewsey Vale ends 10th December

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Wiltshire Council is running a consultation until 10th December on proposed cuts to bus services in the Pewsey Vale.

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Canoe slipway means loss of mooring space on Devizes Wharf – object by 3rd July!

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

A planning application by Devizes Canoe Club to build a slipway will result in the loss of what is now permanent mooring space at Lower Wharf, Devizes.If you are concerned about the loss of mooring space, the deadline for objections is July 3rd.

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Pewsey area meeting to address parish councils’ concerns over ‘boater behaviour’ on 19th June

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

A meeting is to take place between boaters, parish councillors and CRT on 19th June in Wilcot to try to resolve problems between boaters and local residents in the Pewsey area.

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Avoncliff planning application: comment by Friday 21st February

Monday, February 17th, 2014

There is a planning application for a permanent trade mooring at Bridge 173 at Avoncliff (Smelly Bridge) for a cafe boat.

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