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Erewash Anniversary Rally 27 November 2021 This rally is to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the reopening of Langley Bridge Lock and the Great Northern Basin. Booking forms for visiting boats will be available in due course. 
Dr Lucy Waldron - Editor 18 November 2021 Lucy is a third-generation boater and was raised on a converted butty boat for the first 3 years of her life.
HNBC Committee (Awards) 13 September 2021 This will be a separate meeting to consider the 2021 nominations for the Keay and the Hemelryk awards.
HNBC Committee (Zoom) 13 September 2021 The committee meeting will be held on Zoom. If you are a member and would like to observe, please contact the Secretary.
HNBC Committee 13 September 2021 Venue: Whitting Village Hall, nr Lichfield
Shardlow Inland Port Festival 3 September 2021 Shardlow is said to be one of the finest examples of an inland port in the country.
HNBC London Gathering 28 August 2021 HNBC London 2022 is going ahead (dv) from Friday 27 – Sunday 29 May 2022.
Brownhills Canal Festival, Walsall 25 August 2021 Brownhills Canal FestivalSilver St,  Brownhills,  Walsall WS8 6DZSaturday 18th and Sunday 19th September 2021Wyreley & Esssington Canal
Trent 5 25 July 2021 This boat is unusual because it is welded steel construction, not riveted.  It was built for the Staffordshire Chemical Co by Yarwoods, Northwich, as a tanker for the purpose of transporting bulk l
Etruria Canal Festival 23 June 2021 New date: 31 July 2021
Audlem Festival of Transport 18 June 2021 Audlem Festival of Transport is a one-day event, and is planned to go ahead subject to COVID restrictions update on 19 July.
Audlem Gathering 16 June 2021 Planned date for the Audelm event. More details nearer the time.
Hay 6 May 2021 Originally allocated to British Waterways South Eastern Division carrying fleet. By 1965 - transferred to maintenance fleet, based at Hillmorton.
CANCELLED Working Boat Gathering at BCLM 29 April 2021
Known trouble spots for depth 25 March 2021 March 2021:
Locks that are known to be tight 25 March 2021 March 2021:
AGM - responses to questions 24 March 2021 The club's AGM was conducted by Zoom software on Saturday 13 March 2021.
Answers in response to questions submitted for the AGM 2021 24 March 2021 Responses received 23 March 2021 from Canal and River Trust after the AGM.
HNBC AGM 2022 - Whittington 20 March 2021 The club's 2022 Annual General Meeting will be held at Whittington Village Hall, Langton Crescent, Whittington, Lichfield WS1
HNBC Committee 20 March 2021 Committee meeting prior to Social. Venue: Whittington Village Hall