Head down to canal and join spring clean

LOCAL communities are being urged to head down to their section of canal and help to give it a spring clean.

British Waterways, The Waterways Trust, Calderdale Council and Upper Calder Valley Renaissance have teamed up to arrange a canal activity taster day at a number of selected locations along the Rochdale Canal. Anne Holdsworth, from Calderdale Council, said: “This is a great opportunity for local communities to play a practical role in keeping their canal looking its best.”

Sessions will be held on Sunday at 10.30am and 1pm at Walsden (opposite the railway station), Shaw Wood Lock and Brearley Lock, Mytholmroyd.