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Ruby Anstee – Editor
Stuart Littleford – Reporter
Allan Roach – Reporter
George Wilson – Reporter and IT

Past Articles

Uppermill Community Action Network (UCAN) take part in ‘Clean for the Queen’ project day

Uppermill Community Action Network (UCAN) members at Brownhill

Uppermill Community Action Network took part the ‘Clean for the Queen’ project day on 23 March around the Brownhill area in the Village.d

They were quite surprised to have collected approximately 30 bags of litter, plus a TV set and car battery, from around the canal and river areas.

A large amount of rubbish collected

Their next project day is on Saturday 9 April when they will be meeting at […]

Canal passenger boats taken away for winter maintenance

One of the boats being lifted from the canal by the crane

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Two passenger boats from the Marsden Visitors Centre in Marsden, were recently taken through the Standedge canal tunnel and along the Huddersfield Narrow Canal to Wool Road in Dobcross, in order for them to be lifted out of the water for repairs.

They were moved from Marsden due to the historic nature of that site which is unsuitable for crane use.

On Monday they […]