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 first of a three-part run sees the Blackadder veteran exploring the grand industrial engineering along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.
It's done nowt but rain lately, yet British Waterways has closed the most scenic 60-mile section of the Leeds and Liverpool canal between Wigan Pier (yes, it does exist) and Gargrave in North Yorkshire.
British Waterways commissioned the scheme, which connects Liverpool's Albert Dock with the North Sea nearly 130 miles away, via the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, after a lengthy public consultation dating back to 2002.
Police divers recovered the body of Emma Jane Dyson from the Leeds and Liverpool canal near the family's home in Burnley, Lancashire, after a massive search.
A CANOE trail along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal will be opened in a bid to halt obesity and poor health among young people.
The new link will re-connect the 127-mile Leeds and Liverpool Canal to Liverpool's docks via Stanley Dock.
YOUR lovely Daily Postcard on Friday of the Canada geese on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, near the Leigh Bridge, Vauxhall, reminds us what a great asset waterways are in towns and cities.
The pounds 17mLiverpool Canal Link will re-connect the 127-mile Leeds and Liverpool canal to Liverpool's docks via Stanley Dock.
MERSEYSIDE'S motor and canal boat enthusiasts were left high and dry after the water level in the Leeds and Liverpool Canal dropped - leaving their boats stranded on the bottom.