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Go fish with the Lichfield Canal Trust

LICHFIELD’s Canal Trust is offering a chance for children to learn how to fish. To celebrate National Fishing Month, Lichfield and Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust has teamed up with the Canal & River Trust...

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Shakespeare at Standedge

FORBIDDEN love from across the centuries is on the menu beside the Huddersfield Narrow Canal. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is being performed outdoors at the Standedge Tunnel and Visitor Centre on the evening of...

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Sensory success at Auchinstarry

VISITORS flocked to Auchinstarry Marina on the Forth & Clyde Canal on Sunday July 17 to see at first hand the work done by volunteers at Auchenstarry Sensory Garden, created by the Scottish Waterways...

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Esri UK volunteers clean up Aylesbury Arm

TEN employees from Aylesbury-based company Esri UK the world-class geographic information systems provider, have spent the day working with the Canal & River Trust as part of a project to spruce up the Grand...

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Green flag for two northern canals

THE Peak Forest Canal and Macclesfield Canal in Cheshire have been awarded Keep Britain Tidy’s coveted Green Flag Award – the mark of a quality green space. The 15-mile Peak Forest Canal is one...

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Beer & bangers night at Canalside Farm

CANALSIDE Farm near Stafford will be holding its first ‘Beer and Bangers’ night on Friday July 29 at 7pm. The event will mark the second anniversary of the Farm’s new ‘Canalside Café’ and also...

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Stories in the Skies

A NEW programme called Stories in the Skies has been launched on board floating arts centre, the Selina Cooper, by idle women, the organisation which creates contemporary art with women. It will be moored...