Canal & River Trust | Regeneration | Waterway Communities

Canalside dream set to become a reality

Burton Daily Mail reports on ambitious plans for a canal-side development which could turn a former mining village into a tourist destination are to be showcased for the first time.

The scheme will see up to 400 new homes built off Burton Road in Measham, linked by an 800-metre stretch of newly dug canal to . . . → Read More: Canalside dream set to become a reality

Canal & River Trust | Maintenance | Volunteering | Waterway Communities | Waterway Politics

Plea to improve neglected Barnoldswick locks

On Friday 2 November 2012, Pendle Today published an appeal from a local councillor who thought that a “Neglected” Barnoldswick beauty spot needed some tender loving care.

As a result Pendle Borough Councillor David Whipp is asking the Canal and River Trust to restore Greenberfield Locks to its former glory.

“Just a few years ago, . . . → Read More: Plea to improve neglected Barnoldswick locks

Anti-social behaviour | Canal & River Trust | Cycling | Walking | Waterway Communities

Cyclists and pedestrians can share space on canal towpaths

From The Guardian, November 1st 2012

Cyclists should give way to pedestrians as the more vulnerable party, to encourage people to share the towpath considerately.

Walking or cycling along the UKs busiest towpath is at times an unnerving experience, with cyclists, and people on foot jostling for limited space.

Like many urban waterways, Regents Canal . . . → Read More: Cyclists and pedestrians can share space on canal towpaths

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