Category: Stourton

News and events for the Stourton area

Canal charity urges cyclists to slow down

The Canal & River Trust, the waterways and wellbeing charity that looks after 2,000 miles of the nation’s waterways, has launched an online campaign appealing for people riding bikes on towpaths to take it easy and slow down. A short (1½ minute) video and animation reminds all those visiting the

First barge of aggregate docks at Knostrop wharf

A 500 tonnes capacity barge arrived at Knostrop yesterday (23 September 2020) marking the first load of a new service carrying marine dredged aggregates from Hull to Leeds. This is the culmination of many years’ hard work by various groups. It started with Leeds City Council’s minerals planning policy decision

Gather acorns for a million more trees in Leeds

The nursery rhyme suggested we gather nuts in May, but Leeds Parks are asking us to collect them through October and November. Here’s an opportunity for a great family activity taking in nature, local green spaces and exercise. At the same time, you can help Leeds achieve its aim of

Avoid open water in the heatwave

With UK temperatures set to soar late this week as parts of Yorkshire & North East England reach highs of up to 30C, Canal & River Trust is asking people to stay safe by water, avoid open water swimming in their local canals, rivers and reservoirs and seek alternative ways

Construction firm’s recruitment open day to aid full fibre roll out

If you’re considering a career in developing digital infrastructure, construction company O’Connor Utilities Ltd (OCU) is holding a recruitment day at their Leeds site on Saturday 1 August 2020. Open to all skill levels and those aged 16 and over, the day will provide information on the range of roles