Notice alert – Stamp End Lock River Witham

Notice Alert River Witham Location: Stamp End Lock River Witham Starts At: Lock 1, Stamp End Lock Ends At: Lock 1, Stamp End Lock Sunday 21 March 2021 14:15 until Friday 26 March 2021 16:00 Type: Navigation Closure Reason: Structure failure   Original message:   Mechanical issues at Stamp end Lock have left the lock stuck in the […]

Fossdyke Canal – 3rd Party Works

Notice Alert Fossdyke Canal Location: Bridge 4B, Pipe Bridge – Fossdyke Canal Starts At: Bridge 4B, Pipe Bridge Ends At: Bridge 4B, Pipe Bridge Thursday 25 March 2021 until Friday 26 March 2021 23:59 Type: Advice Reason: 3rd Party Works   Original message:   Contractors Spartan Rescue, working on behalf of Cadent Gas, will be carrying out a […]

Urgent repairs to Fossdyke Canal – Until 2nd April

Fossdyke Canal Location: Adjacent to Harvey Street, Lincoln (Foss Bank). Monday 15 March 2021 until Friday 2 April 2021 23:59 Type: Towpath Closure Reason: 3rd Party Works   Original message:   Contractors JBA Bentley working on behalf of The Environment Agency need to carry out urgent repairs to a section of flood wall along Foss Bank […]

Video of our First Friday Night talk on HMS Pickle by Mal Nicholson

On Friday 5th March the wonderful Mal Nicholson spoke to us via Zoom.  Mal is a collector of pretty much everything, including historic Cars, Motorcycles and Cameras. Part of his collection is a full-size replica of HMS Pickle the ship that brought news of Nelson’s victory at Trafalgar to Great Britain and of Nelson’s death.  […]


Boat Owners’ Survey – starts next week

    The Boat Safety Scheme Boat Owners’ survey is due to launch next week (during w/c Monday March 15th). The BSS is keen to understand more about your opinions on some important issues related to boat ownership, safety and also collect ideas for what could be improved. The purpose of this message is to […]

Red Diesel Good News for boaters

Following the Government’s consultation, HMRC have recently announced that there will be no change to the sale of Red Diesel for pleasure craft in England, Scotland or Wales. When diesel is purchased Boaters will continue to declare what percentage is for propulsion, which will be taxed at the same rate as diesel used for cars […]

Friday night guest speaker invite

BWBC is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Burton Water’s Boat Club Friday Evening Meeting Time: Mar 5, 2021 07:15 PM London Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 956 7292 5257 Passcode: 572015 One tap mobile +13017158592,,95672925257#,,,,*572015# US (Washington DC) +13126266799,,95672925257#,,,,*572015# US (Chicago) Dial by your location         +1 301 […]