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25 July 2017
Between mid-June and early July 2017, 20 volunteers joined us on a community archaeology dig at Canal Head. Under the friendly supervision of Jon Kenny Community Archaeology, we excavated the remains of a 19th Century warehouse alongside the Canal Head basin.
Posted by: Pocklington Canal
Between 18 April and 26 May 2017, 20 volunteers joined in with the restoration of Church Bridge, a Grade Two Listed humpback bridge, near the village of Melbourne.
We get many email enquiries and Facebook comments regarding the prospects of a career in fisheries. While by no means as rare as the British burbot, jobs in fisheries are thin on the ground. So, your chances of a dream career aren’t that high, but that’s equally true of many other professions.
Posted by: The fisheries & angling team
24 July 2017
Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.
Posted by: Angling match results
18 July 2017
We have just added some information about the European sea sturgeon (Acipenser sturio) to our fish species guide. It’s a species most anglers will have heard of, although this is not the species most renowned for its caviar. For the very best caviar is sourced from the beluga sturgeon (Huso huso) a fish predominantly found in the Caspian Sea. Its eggs currently fetch around £8,000 per kg.
17 July 2017
14 July 2017
Welcome to the latest edition. In this latest one, you'll find important water safety advice, an update on the licensing consultation, great news about the Montgomery Canal and much more besides.
Posted by: The boaters' update
This summer, let’s help keep our canals flowing by being careful not to waste water whilst boating.
Posted by: The boating team