Canal Watch Newsletter

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Recent Incidents and Crime
Update of crimes and incidents throughout Wiltshire since the last newsletter
Date and Time
Crime Reference

Hilperton Wharf
15/09/2020 08:33
Unknown suspect(s) have gained entry to a canal boat through a gap in the roof and stolen a number of tools belonging to IP TVO £500.

Bradford on Avon
01/09/2020 23:00
Unknown person has removed a Pedal bike which was not secured, close to the IP Narrow Boat.  Bike was not locked up.  Has found the bike missing in the morning. Specialised SIRRUS Hybrid Bike Metallic Grey / Silver – TVO £600

04/09/2020 09:00
Unknown offender/s have cut the chain from the gate to enter the RP’s yard. They have then proceeded to smash the boat to gain access to the engine which was then stolen from the yard. TVO £5000

Collingbourne Ducis
13/09/2020 05:00
Suspect has stolen a boat the IP left in storage
Red Glaston Chrysler 45hp painted black TVO £1000

Crime Prevention Advice
Going Fishing? We’re asking Anglers to know the law…
To help tackle unlicensed and illegal fishing, the Environment Agency urges anyone to report incidents by calling the EA Incident Hotline on 0800 80 70 60 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111
Enjoy fishing and make sure you fish legally. Annual fishing licences are available from only £30
it’s easy to buy online. Get a fishing licence on GOV.UK
fishing licence income is used to fund work to maintain, improve and develop fisheries, fish habitats and angling. This includes improving fish passage, river habitat improvements and fish rescues, as well as activities to promote angling
you can learn more about how the licence fee income is used in EA’s Annual Fisheries Report
visit the go fishing website to find out about angling events or Canal & River Trust for more info

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