Tag: Aire and Calder Navigation

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

Campaign to make Skelton Grange bridge accessible

Leeds Cycling Campaign is championing a campaign to make the path along the Aire & Calder Navigation easier to negotiate by replacing the footbridge crossing at Skelton Grange Road. You can help by signing their petition. The path between Hunslet and Woodlesford is popular with walkers, runners and cyclists. But

New port to be built in Stourton

Stourton is set to get a new inland port as plans for freight traffic to return to our waterways move forward. A planning application has been submitted to create two new wharfs on the River Aire at Stourton capable of handling up to 200,000 tonnes a year of bulk cargoes