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22 September 2017
Welcome to the latest edition where you'll find more of your views on the top things you'd like to see all boaters doing. There’s also a review of the things we had to unexpectedly fix in August, the usual news round-up, this weekend’s stoppages, and ways in which you can get involved.
Posted by: The boaters' update
18 September 2017
Nominate your club’s canal fishery for a 2018 canal pairs qualifier
Posted by: Anglers' Update
Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.
Posted by: Angling match results
13 September 2017
The Water Industries Coarse Angling Championships (WICAC) are coming up this weekend on the Mirfield Angling Club section of the River Calder. Our angling team will be taking part. Those outside of the water industry might not be aware of the event, so here’s some background to its history.
Posted by: The fisheries & angling team
Read Phil's final blog entry as he competes in our Two Arms on Two Legs half marathon.
Posted by: From couch to canal - Phil's running journey
12 September 2017
We’re asking all boaters to stay gas safe by getting on-board gas appliances checked by a Gas Safe registered engineer, to protect from the danger of fires, explosions and carbon monoxide poisoning.
Posted by: The boating team
Marking the end of the first year of this three-year project, this fun event had plenty to do for all the family. Visitors got involved in the creation of three willow sculptures, pond dipped to uncover the canal’s hidden wildlife and took part in a heritage trail. Undoubtedly the highlight for most was the chance to take to the water on a coracle, a small traditional boat.
Posted by: Pocklington Canal
11 September 2017