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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30 Apr 2017

All aboard for fish and chips

Lunch or dinner with a difference! Our Fish and Chip boat cruises are now in full swing, so do call your friends and book a lunch or dinner cruise. All dates can be viewed on our website ...

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05 Mar 2017

Canal bank restoration complete

Contracted bank repairs complete Cain Bioengineering http://www.cainbioengineering.co.uk/2017/02/10/chichester-ship-canal/ have now completed their contract to repair the towpath beyond Hunston; the Canal Trust is very grateful for a good job well done. The Trust is also grateful to all those ...

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27 Feb 2017

POSTPONED Model boat endurance race

POSTPONED DUE TO BAD WEATHER Model boats of all shapes and sizes take part in a marathon When all is rather quieter at the canal, on Sunday, 5th March, Chichester Model Boat Club will be joined by Portsmouth ...

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20 Feb 2017

Canal Bank Restoration – Update

Works nearing completion The Canal Trust is very grateful for the tolerance shown by the users of the towpath to the west of Hunston where work has been continuing to repair the tramway crossing and the winding ...

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31 Jan 2017

Canal Bank Restoration

Work starts shortly on bank repairs Cain Bio Engineering will be spending much of February working at three positions along the south side of the canal, where the back requires much needed repairs beyond Hunston. This company ...

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05 Dec 2016

All alight at the Canal Basin

Christmas arrives at the Canal Basin Sunday, 27 November was a very special day here at Chichester Canal Basin, when we celebrated the start of our Christmas boat trips in style. A Chrismas set in the middle ...

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