Steve Miles

Updated with funeral service arrangements It is with great sadness that Friends of Raymond has learnt today of the sudden passing of our former Chair and Trustee, Steve Miles. Steve was a well known face in the canal world as


Raymond Is Heading South

On Saturday 5th November Nutfield and our “boat moving team” will begin the challenge of towing Raymond from Braunston to Tring for essential restoration to Raymond’s cabin.  This is a major project that will involve the replacement of the existing


Nutfield Docking Weekend

Nutfield will be in dry dock at Braunston Marina over the weekend of 15th and 16th October 2016. Jobs to do include hull survey, rust treatment, corrosion prevention and blacking. You are welcome to come and see the work being


More Events Added for 2016

We have been invited to attend two additional events this year: On the August Bank Holiday Weekend (27th – 29th) we will be moored at the Canal Museum in Stoke Bruerne.  Our gift shop will be open and guided tours


Volunteering in July and August

We are looking for volunteers to help with boat moving and event support at the three events following the Braunston Historic Show this weekend. Cosgrove 16th & 17th July The plan is: Saturday 2nd July depart from Braunston Marina at


Foxton Locks Festival starts tomorrow

If you are visiting the Foxton Locks Festival, please come and say hello to the team on Raymond.  Our legendary marmalade and jam will be on sale if you’re tempted…!  Saturday and Sunday starts at 10:00am


Our Team Have Been Busy

Over the last 10 days our dedicated team has been busy giving Nutfield a brand new paint job.  You will be able to see the stunning results at the Crick Boat Show, which starts on Saturday 28th May.


Next maintenance morning is Sunday 17th April

The next Member’s maintenance morning is on Sunday 17th April at Braunston Marina. We will be meeting at the Gongoozlers Rest at 8:30am or at the Boats at 9:30am – all welcome!  This is the last get together before the


Nutfield, the 80th birthday narrowboat

In the April 2016 edition of Towpath Talk, Tim Coghlan of Braunston Marina writes about the fascinating history of the Grand Union Canal Company and its canal carrying subsidiary the Grand Union Canal Carrying Company (GUCCC) and the part that


Superb results from Huddlesford and Banbury!

This from our Secretary: Huddlesford Heritage Gathering. We have taken £217.40 with £181.10 for sales and £36.30 for donations. At the Banbury Canal Day we took a total of £426..00 with £352.40 for sales and £73.60 for donations. This is


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