Tag: Leeds-Liverpool Canal

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

Working with the Canal & River Trust at Tower Works

The development team behind Tower Works in Holbeck are supporting waterway and wellbeing charity Canal & River Trust, the organisation that looks after Leeds & Liverpool Canal. Richardson and Ask are working with the Trust and neighbouring developments, including Mustard Wharf, to improve a 200-metre stretch of the towpath, from

Aire Valley Homes staff canoe for cancer charity

  Four novice canoeists from Aire Valley Homes Leeds have set off this morning (Monday 23 September) from Liverpool to paddle their way to Leeds by Friday 27 September.  Their aim is to raise £20k for Yorkshire Cancer Centre at St James’ Hospital. Their evening stop overs along the Leeds

South of the River – through Ginnels and Snickets

I’ve had two meetings in the city centre this week. I don’t like to drive into the city centre because the parking charges are set high to discourage congestion. A policy I approve of. The bus is expensive if you’re on a tight budget, so unless it’s tipping down, it’s