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Red Diesel consultation - closing date 9 September 2019 11 August 2019 There's an important consultation that individual boaters need to respond to, closing date 9 September 2019.
James Henry 18 July 2019 Built by Thomas Bantock & Co, Wolverhampton, Fleet No 58, gauged 30/3/1895 as an open iron boat. Converted to motor boat before 1980.
Kathryn Dodington - Secretary 26 June 2019 Kathryn was born in New Zealand, came on holiday here in 1977 and she’s still here.
Lymm Historic Transport event 24 June 2019 The official Historic Transport Day is Sunday 28 June, but there will be historic boats tying up there from the Friday onwards.
HNBC Committee 24 June 2019 The committee meeting will be held at Whittington Village Hall at 10.00am, prior to the afternoon's AGM.
HNBC AGM 24 June 2019 The Annual General Meeting will be held at 2.00pm at Whittington Village Hall, Whittington, Lichfield, Staffs WS14 9LR.
Welford Arm celebrations 1 May 2019 It's 50 years since the Welford Arm was reopened and there will be celebrations at Welford Wharf over the weekend.
Spade 27 March 2019 Originally owned by Midland & Coast as a horse-drawn boat, sister ship to Apollo 1 July 1938 - passed to Fellows, Morton & Clayton
Bollington Folk & Boat 11 March 2019 A weekend of fun at Bollington Wharf
HNBC Committee 1 March 2019 Venue - The Samuel Barlow, Alvecote.
POSTPONED HNBC Committee 1 March 2019 The committee meeting due to be held on Saturday 15 June at Alvecote has been postponed. The next meeting will be on Saturday 28 September 2019 at Alvecote.
Northwich River Festival 21 February 2019 The Northwich River Festival 2019 is organised by volunteers from The Northwich Rotary Club, with the support of The Canal and River Trust, Baron’s Quay, The River Weaver Navigation Society, Northw
HNBC Committee 21 February 2019 Committee meeting prior to the Social.
HNBC Social Gathering 21 February 2019 Starts 2:00pm at Whittington Village Hall, Langton Crescent, Whittington, Lichfield WS14 9LR
BCNS Birmingham Canal 250 Cruise 21 February 2019 An event to celebrate the first canal into Birmingham 250 years ago. Contact
Stourbridge Open Weekend 21 February 2019 Based around the Bonded Warehouse, Stourbridge. Further details on their website.
Working Boat Gathering, BCLM, Dudley 21 February 2019 Contact Steve Bingham to book in - contact details in HNBC Newsletter 2019/1 p42. Black Country Living Museum
Huddlesford Heritage Gathering, Lichfield 21 February 2019 Contact - Further details on their website.
Black Country Boating Festival, Dudley 21 February 2019 Contact to book in. Further information and booking forms on their website.
Village at War, Stoke Bruerne 21 February 2019 Free entry for historic boats registered with National Historic Ships Register.