Hazleford Lock – 28th September

Notice Alert River Trent Location: Hazleford Lock Starts At: Lock 12, Hazelford Lock Ends At: Lock 12, Hazelford Lock Monday 28 September 2020 08:00 until Monday 28 September 2020 12:00 Type: Navigation Restriction Reason: Maintenance   Original message:   We have booked in the servicing of the sewage treatment plant at Hazleford lock for between 08:00 and 12:00 […]

Navigation Closure – Fossdyke Canal – This Weekend!!

Notice Alert Fossdyke Canal Location: East Midlands – Fossedyke canal Saturday 29 August 2020 14:00 until Sunday 30 August 2020 14:00 Type: Navigation Closure Reason: Vegetation   Original message:   Due to the recent high winds, a large tree has come down on the Fossedyke Canal and is blocking the navigation near Bridge 1b. Our contractors will […]

Make sure your trip to Nottingham is not “Sandbanked”

Two of our members Keith & Duncan have just returned from a cruise up to Nottingham on the River Trent and on their return encountered new sandbanks at Hazelford and Stoke Locks (see pictures attached). If you are travelling along this stretch of waterway please take care and follow instructions from lock keepers and new […]

Dredging Notices – advanced warning

Notice Alert River Trent Location: Between Newark and Stoke Lock – River Trent Tuesday 8 September 2020 until Friday 18 September 2020 23:59 Type: Advice Reason: Maintenance   Original message:   Dredging is proposed to be carried out to remove sand bars at various locations including lock approaches at Newark Lock, Hazelford Lock and Stoke Lock […]

Notice Board updates

We continue to update the website with notice alerts regularly, if you are considering going out on your boat then please check in with us. A small number of notices are visible on the right hand side banner under any announcements, this is not necessarily all of them, so click the link to the ‘Notice […]

River Witham – until Friday 4 September

Notice Alert River Witham Location: Between Lincoln and Washingborough Starts At: Bridge 1 Ends At: Bridge 9, Five Mile Bridge Monday 24 August 2020 until Friday 4 September 2020 23:59 Type: Navigation Restriction Reason: 3rd Party Works   Original message:   Galiford Try will be carrying out a dredging operation to ensure the depth of of the navigational […]

River Trent – Nether weir – until Friday 11 September

Notice Alert River Trent Location: Fixed Weir 12 – Nether Weir Starts At: Fixed Weir 12, Nether Weir Ends At: Fixed Weir 12, Nether Weir Monday 17 August 2020 until Friday 11 September 2020 23:59 Type: Advice Reason: 3rd Party Works   Original message:   Hydropol are constructing a Hydro-electric power plant adjacent to Nether Weir. An access […]

York to Farndon log

Following advice from the BWBC Graham Burks successfully completed his cruise from York to Farndon and has given permission for us to publish a copy of his “Log”. We have added a new page on the menu under Information/Navigation/Cruising Logs If anyone has any logs or cruising information they would like to be added to this […]