Posts Tagged ‘Wiltshire’

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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Police set up Canal Watch for Wiltshire

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Following the spate of boat burglaries earler this year, Wiltshire Police has set up a Canal Watch scheme.

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Next week is boat fire safety week in Wiltshire

Saturday, May 26th, 2012

The boat fire safety advisor from Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service will be visiting boaters along the Kennet & Avon Canal as part of boat safety week next week. Rob Buckland, who used to live on a narrowboat, will be travelling along the Wiltshire stretch of the canal between May 31 and June 5 to offer free fire safety advice and free smoke detectors to boaters.

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A tale of two councils

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

One one hand we have B&NES, an authority whose domain the canal runs through from Hanham up to the exact middle of Dundas aqueduct.

On the other the successful meeting with representatives of Wiltshire County Council in Holt last week.

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