Leeds and Liverpool Canal

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Leeds and Liverpool Canal

 

a navigable canal in Great Britain. It connects the city of Leeds with the Irish Sea at the city of Liverpool. The canal is 230 m long. It was built in 1770–1816. The Leeds and Liverpool Canal is connected with the North Sea by the Aire and Calder rivers and by the canal between Leeds and the Humber estuary.

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The device was pulled from the Leeds Liverpool canal at Bank Bridge, Tarleton, bya stunned magnet fishermanat around 4pm yesterday.
Video footage from Les Croft, sent to the ECHO, shows an incredible time lapse of the Leeds Liverpool canal bridge being removed.
HUDDERSFIELD canal is among the network of waterways being monitored in the wake of the closure of the Leeds Liverpool Canal.
Peel, which owns Mersey Docks, closed Regent Road bridge over the Leeds Liverpool canal at Stanley Dock for repair, in May, 2008.
Video footage from Les Croft, sent to theECHO, shows an incredible time lapse of the Leeds Liverpool canal bridge being removed.
The Leeds Liverpool canal, is fondly recognised as one of the best tench venues in the country by some of the nation's finest anglers.
My wife (Cllr Tina Gould) and myself had a canal barge for many years based on the Leeds Liverpool Canal and some years ago I had the idea, as did others, I am sure, of continuing the canal link into the City at the Pier Head.
A GUN and ammunition have been found near the Leeds Liverpool canal in Kirkdale.
BUSINESSMAN David Vedmore has completed his exhausting challenge to travel 127 miles down the Leeds Liverpool canal in a one-man canoe.
A huge stretch of the Leeds Liverpool canal is still looking like this - two weeks after a collapsed tunnel left water pouring out through a sinkhole.
Leeds Liverpool Canal |LINKING with the Loopline toward its northern end is the Leeds Liverpool Canal, which offers some interesting towpath riding.
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