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2 December 2016
As part of its annual programme of restoration and repairs to the historic waterways across the country, the Trust is undertaking essential maintenance works on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal this winter.
1 December 2016
The Bard of Barnsley, Ian McMillan, has written a poem to celebrate the special bond between Yorkshire people and the county’s historic waterways, reflecting on the role that local communities have played in improving them for people and wildlife.
30 November 2016
The Trust and National Trust have had their plans to restore the Grade II* listed Roundhouse in Birmingham and transform it into an activity and enterprise hub approved by Birmingham City Council’s planning committee.
More than twenty students from Stoke-on-Trent have been working hard to improve the Caldon Canal last week.
The Trust is inviting local people to visit Fradley Junction on Sunday 4 December to help make Christmas decorations and tasty treats for the birds that visit the waterways.
29 November 2016
The Trust, working in partnership with Birmingham City Council, has installed a new set of steps along the Worcester & Birmingham Canal allowing local people easy access from the canal to the local hospital and train station.
25 November 2016
Work has started to restore four lock gates on the 200-year old Leeds & Liverpool Canal in Wigan as part of a £170,000 upgrade to the waterway.
This historic town of Bradford upon Avon is set to host its first Christmas Floating Market along the 87 mile Kennet & Avon Canal.
England’s first ever coast to coast canoe project, the Desmond Family Canoe Trail, is inviting canoeists to join in a ‘Santa Splash’ festive paddle along the Leeds & Liverpool Canal in Liverpool on Saturday 10 December and Blackburn on Sunday 11 December.
23 November 2016
The Trust is calling on entrepreneurs who would like to drop anchor on London’s busy canals to get on-board with an exciting new commercial opportunity in Little Venice, one of the Capital’s most picture-perfect spots.