09 Feb 2018
Canal north of Crosbie Bridge

Removal of benches

A temporary change Over recent months, the canal towpath has been used by drug dealers. It has therefore been decided by local councils and authorities,  including Sussex Police, that four benches between the canal basin and the ...

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07 Feb 2018
Easter Bunny

Easter Bunny alert

Spring is just around the corner It may be very cold outside, but Spring will soon be upon us, heralded by the arrival of the elusive Easter Bunnies. Bookings are now being taken for our ever popular ...

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23 Dec 2017

Happy Christmas everyone

Thanks to our customers To all of our wonderful customers, a heartfelt thank you for supporting us throughout 2017. We could not run the boats, upgrade the pontoons, kill the summer weed etc etc without your custom ...

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23 Dec 2017

Gifts galore

Last minute shopping Forgotten that extra gift for Mum? More stocking fillers needed? The Canal shop has a range of gifts, including 2018 calendars and inexpensive stocking fillers… something for everyone, so do come in and browse. ...

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02 Dec 2017

Twinkling Canal

Christmas arrives at the Canal Basin Sunday, 26 November was a very special day here at Chichester Canal Basin, when members, families and friends celebrated the start of our Christmas boat trips in style. A Chrismas tableau  ...

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09 Nov 2017

Canal Bank Renewal – Update

  Green waste site clear up No, the Canal Trust is not building an artificial ski slope! Thanks to the generosity of Dudmans, the area used by the Trust to dump its green waste has been cleared ...

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05 Aug 2017

Towpath open

Towpath re-opens Saturday 5 August West Sussex County Council has advised us that the Canal towpath is now open for public use. WSCC signs advising closure are scheduled to be removed on Monday. Thank you for your ...

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12 Jul 2017

Notification of towpath closure

Towpath closed from 17 July for 3-4 weeks West Sussex County Council (WSCC), who are responsible for the permissive cycle route along the canal towpath from Hunston to Chichester, are resurfacing the southern half of the path, ...

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13 Jun 2017

A sunny day at the Basin races

Three cheers for the dragon boat teams! The sun shone for most of the day, bringing the crowds out for the annual Dragon Boat races at the canal basin. Many turned out with chairs and picnics to ...

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01 May 2017

Dragon Boat Challenge 2017

It’s time to get those muscles toned! On Sunday, 11th June, Chichester Rotary will be hosting its annual dragon boat race at the Canal Basin, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please enter a team. Community teams, ...

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