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Boat Familiarisation Session

Today Ryan went out on the water with Dave and Michelle. Dave and Michelle are new to boating so Ryan took the time to go up the Trent and Mersey Canal to assist them with the locks and talk them through how to operate the locks safely. We also covered some basic boat handling techniques. […] Read more →

Did you know Fly-tipping is a crime?

The Sawley team are working in partnership with North West Leicestershire District Council to try and tackle local issues with fly-tipping. If your waste is dumped by you or someone you’ve given it to, then you can be prosecuted and get a criminal record. Follow the link below to find out more. LINK: www.lesswaste.org.uk/flytipping

Customer service recognised

Thank you to everyone who has been in touch with us to let us know about valued customer service that that you have received over the last few months. We are really pleased to be able to recognize the following staff for exceptional efforts which have made a big difference to customers. Naceur, Priory Marina […] Read more →

A few words from Eileen

A few words from Eileen regarding our recent Spring Social and Market.   Oh to be at Sawley, now that Aprils here. They have an annual event today and people are full of cheer. Lots of craft stalls to browse  and nice things to eat And stage performers bringing the atmosphere with their beat. The […] Read more →

Well done Ryan & Mark

 Well done Ryan & Mark BWML Brokerage’s Mark Collins and Marina Office’s Ryan Cook, had the pleasure of assisting James Bleakley whilst bringing his beautiful new Dutch Barge ‘Second Wind’ into the marina at Sawley this afternoon. We got under the footbridge with just 2 inches to spare!    

20% Towergate boat insurance discount for BWML berth holders

BWML berth holders are entitled to a 20% discount* on Towergate’s Freshwater Options policy, which has been designed specifically for users of the UK inland waterways. Towergate Insurance is one of the UK’s leading insurance brokers, who are dedicated to their customers and making a difference in the community. Towergate have over 30 years’ experience […] Read more →

Angling Trust at Diglis Basin

Angling Trust at Diglis Basin On Thursday 8th March, Julie and Joe met with Kevin Pearson, Regional Enforcement Manager (Midlands) for the Angling Trust, to discuss several reports of illegal fishing in and around Diglis Basin. Kevin informed us of ‘Operation Leviathan’. ‘Operation Leviathan’ is the name of the partnership agreement between the Angling Trust, […] Read more →