Tag: Canal and River Trust

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

Invitation to mess about on the water at festival

Leeds Waterfront Festival 2017 – 10th Anniversary Celebration Weekend 24 and 25 June The annual Leeds Waterfront Festival returns in June and promises to be the best yet! Bringing 4 miles of the city’s waterways to life, the festival will be brimming with activities and creativity on the water, boats

River C’Aire lend a helping hand to flood hit Leeds riverside

Community charity Groundwork Leeds have been busy with corporate volunteers from Direct Line Group, ARUP, Skill Mill and Yorkshire Water as they have joined Canal and River Trust Staff, Leeds City Council Environmental Services Locality Team and Thwaite Mills Museum, to clear up the litter and debris that has collected