Posts Tagged ‘Avoncliff’

Please give generously to repair Angel’s boat after sinking

Sunday, August 30th, 2020

Boaters have launched an appeal to raise money to repair singer Angel Nash’s boat after it sank on 15th August after very heavy overnight rain, while she was asleep on board.

Angel managed to get off the boat with her dog and cat, but she has lost everything and the boat needs extensive repairs and refitting. Please give generously to the GoFundMe appeal which aims to raise £20,000. See

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K&A Boaters’ Action Group, 10th June, Avoncliff

Friday, May 31st, 2019

The next meeting of the K&A Boaters’ Action Group will be on Monday 10th June 2019 at 7.30pm at the Cross Guns, Avoncliff BA15 2HB. All are welcome. The meeting will continue to focus on supporting boaters faced with enforcement or Section 8’s by CRT.

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Living willow workshop for boaters, Avoncliff, 25th – 26th November

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

As part of a joint community arts project focusing on mental health, well-being and mindfulness, Julian House Travelling Communities Support Service is holding a number of craft workshops for liveaboard boaters who need support with these issues.

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Calico Jack to play at Cross Guns re-opening, 1st March

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Boatie band Calico Jack will play at the re-opening of the Cross Guns in Avoncliff, a favourite boaters’ pub, from 4pm to 8pm on Wednesday 1st March.

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Boat Fire Safety talk, Avoncliff, 21st November and more to come

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

There will be a Boat Fire Safety talk at the Cross Guns in Avoncliff, on Monday 21st November 2016 at 7.30pm. The Fire Service will be giving out free smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors and showing people the best way to use them.

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Boat Fire Safety talk, 10th April, Avoncliff

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

There will be a Boat Fire Safety talk by Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service on Sunday 10th April at 7.30pm in the Cross Guns, Avoncliff BA15 2HB. This is an opportunity to get to one of these if Monday evenings are difficult. There will be free smoke and CO alarms.

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Another Boat Fire Safety talk, Avoncliff, 1st February

Monday, January 25th, 2016

There will be a another boat fire safety talk on Monday 1st February 2016 at 7.30pm at the Cross Guns, Avoncliff, BA15 2HB. More are planned.

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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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CEO in knots over K&A mooring plan

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

An open meeting last night with Richard Parry saw the CRT Chief Executive tying himself in knots trying to convince the audience that the K&A Interim 12.month Local Plan is not dead in the water.

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New water tap for Avoncliff

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

A new water tap is going to be installed at Avoncliff this year, according to K&A Manager Mark Stephens.

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