19 Jan 2021

Lockdown #3

Closed… but not quite With the onset of lockdown #3 and rising numbers of Covid cases, our Trading Board has taken the decision to “shut up shop”, almost literally. So our popular Cafe is now closed and ...

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02 Jan 2021

Towpath closure 4 Jan

Towpath resurfacing WSCC has advised that the next phase of towpath resurfacing will start on 4 January for c 21 days, weather dependent. The section to be closed is between the steps to Canal Walk and the ...

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23 Dec 2020

Happy Christmas

…and a healthy New Year! Our Canal Cafe will be open for much of the festive period for takeaway drinks and cakes… perfect for refreshing you after a stroll along the towpath. All of us at the ...

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30 Nov 2020

Covid tier 2 update

Cafe operations during Tier 2 Thank you to all our customers for your continued fantastic support throughout the current lockdown. Now that it has been confirmed that West Sussex is in Tier 2 of restrictions, we are ...

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30 Nov 2020

All lit up at the Canal Basin

Canal Basin twinkles Our work party elves have worked hard over the last few weeks to give you a fabulous lights display on the pontoon,  in the trees and across the Cafe balcony. Though there was no ...

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23 Nov 2020

2021 Photographic competition is open

Browse your albums, get snapping and submit Our 2021 photographic competition is open to all amateur photographers with prizes for the best images. Entry is free. We will display the winning photographs at the Canal Cafe at ...

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19 Nov 2020

Canal crowd-funding hits £10,000 target

Thank you to our wonderful supporters! We are delighted to let you know that we have reached the target of £10,000 in our crowd-funding campaign! You may remember we launched this to benefit from funding from the ...

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19 Nov 2020

Four fundraising patrons enlisted

Full steam ahead for £200k fundraising campaign As part of this campaign we are delighted to have enlisted the help of four patrons, being; Adam Porter, BBC 2 Radio News presenter; Richard Meynell, conservation architect; Gemma and ...

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06 Nov 2020

Crowd funding update

We’re nearly there! Wow, you have helped us to gallop towards our initial crowd funding target of just over £10,000. This is all due to the generosity of so many, including WSCC, who have now pushed up ...

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06 Nov 2020

Lockdown #2

Recreational sports Regarding licences, we are following the guidance of our membership bodies…. the Inland Waterways Association (IWA) and the Angling Trust. IWA guidance states water-based activities must be carried out alone or with members of your ...

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