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In pictures: Nature in close-up alongside Preston’s canals

It’s the height of summer and although it may not always feel like it, the warm temperatures are bringing the hedgerows to life along Preston’s canal towpaths. The photographs below […]

6 years ago
Facebook cover photo details canal at Preston

Our recent Facebook banner photo update created some discussion about the exact location. The picture was taken on the Ashton-on-Ribble section of the old Lancaster Canal in Preston. The houses […]

7 years ago
Ashton townhouses on the canal get planning approval

Shelley Road homes which back onto the Lancaster Canal A proposal to build 12 new town houses on land near the Ashton canal basin has been approved. Councillors voted on Monday to give outline planning permission to Kirkham-based Baxter […]

7 years ago
Plan for new homes on the Lancaster Canal basin

Shelley Road homes which back onto the Lancaster Canal Plans to build twelve new townhouses in Ashton have been submitted the council. The new houses would be at the Ashton Basin looking onto the Lancaster Canal. Developers Baxter Construction […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lazy Sunday cycling along the Lancaster Canal

A week before the wind shook the leaves from the trees we took our bikes along the Lancaster Canal. We set out from central Preston, hopped onto the canal and […]

8 years ago
Pea Soup Canal at Preston

Parts of the canal at Preston near Haslam Park in Ashton, are covered with bright green coloured duck weed, which has taken over yet again in the Summer months. Warm, […]

9 years ago
In pictures: The Preston Guild Canal Festival

Taking place today, this Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday the first Canal Festival at Haslam Park in Preston, and in Guild year as well. It’s in association with IWA (Inland Waterways Association) and the […]

9 years ago
An Amble along Lancaster Canal

Yey the sun has arrived! Its the middle of August but I’m not complaining, I fancied a day out of town so go to dust my bike down and discover […]

11 years ago
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