05 Apr 2018

A wonderful Easter… despite the weather

Raindrops keep falling on my head! Oh dear, it couldn’t have been much wetter over Easter, but it didn’t stop our wonderful customers from filling every special Bunny boat trip. Our lovely bunnies have now hopped back ...

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27 Mar 2018

Are you ready for Easter?

The Easter Bunnies have hopped in to town Are you ready for Easter? We certainly are! On Saturday, two bunnies were spotted greeting boat trippers at the Canal Basin. From 30th March until 4th April, the bunnies ...

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13 Mar 2018

Celebrating Mothering Sunday

A cream tea special occasion! On Sunday 11th March, we celebrated Mothering Sunday with 30 guests (and 1 baby) aboard MS Richmond enjoying a lovely cream tea. Among our guests, we had 2 and even 3 generations ...

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24 Feb 2018

MS Richmond passes 2018 MCA check

Safety checks all complete Getting our cars MOT’d usually involves a drive to the garage and a slightly anxious wait while safety checks are completed to ensure that are vehicles are roadworthy. Getting a regular safety check ...

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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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