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

Not attending Netherton

Sorry, but Raymond and Nutfield will not be attending the Black Country Boating Festival at Netherton over the weekend of 11th to 13th September.

PHOTOS: The Lapworth’s en route to Alvecote, August 2015

We were privileged to have Tom and Alice Lapworth take Nutfield and Raymond to Alvecote for us again this year! Here are some photos of them at Hillmorton Locks on 27th August: Photos by Steve Miles Watch the video of last

PHOTOS: FoR Members’ Day, August 22nd 2015

Saturday August 22nd saw the Friends of Raymond run our first ‘Member’s Day’. Luck was on our side – in this damp summer we actually had a fine day for our outing, instigated and organised by ‘the two Nicks’; Nick

Linslade, Blisworth, Hillmorton: event results

This from our Secretary: We have recently attended the above three events with our boats and the following is the income as a result of our efforts. Linslade Canal Festival. We have taken £315.39 with £267.35 for sales and £48.04