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Navigation update from the BCA
There are currently about 10 navigation and towpath blockages. Most of the trees are down between Queens Ave bridge Aldershot and Eelmoor bridge. There are also trees down near Blacksmiths bridge in Hampshire and also upstream of Reading Rd bridge in Fleet and downstream of Ash Wharf. The team are out now clearing the towpath as a priority, however it is likely to be at least the rest of the week to get all these cleared as we are also trying to juggle finishing off winter works in Deepcut.
Picture by Kellie.
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Slightly different competition this week. Can you come up with a suitable name for a new care home in Basingstoke and explain the meaning behind it in 50-100 words? All the Care UK homes are named after people, places and things that are part of local history. Entry forms from Liz on b3cmembership@hotmail.co.uk Competition closes on 15th March. The winning name gets £250 for the club. ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

Basingstoke Canal Canoe Club

Something to try in the summer

Canoe Sport
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📸 @arielbasualto
#canoe #kayak #canoeing #kayaking #canoesport
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Whitewater day trip - Sunday 24 February. With a spot of rain to come before the weekend, we are hoping there will be just enough for a paddle on Sunday. Please let Paul Mant know if you want to take part or for more info! ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

Basingstoke Canal Canoe Club

For fans of whitewater...OHHHHHHHHH WAVE SPORT – WIN MASSIVE in the NEW ‘WAVE SPORT DREAM TEAM’. It’s a competition aimed at Clubs, (Centres, Universities and any other formal groups) who can get a team of 4 – 6 people together to compete in 4 whitewater kayak disciplines AND stand the chance to take ‘THE BIGGEST PRIZE’ we have ever offered back to your club…. More details to follow on our web, but for now, start getting your team together for this awesome new event and please share with everyone in your club…. ... See MoreSee Less

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Ice on the canal on Sunday 3rd Feb 2019 ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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Ice report from the Canal CentreChilly but sunny here at the #BasingstokeCanal Centre #Mytchett this morning. Ice is now thick enough for the ducks to stand on! 🦆🦆🦆🦆❄️☀️
Lovely light though so took the chance to get out and about first thing to take some photos.
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