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Kirkintiloch’s reputation as a haven for walkers has taken another massive step forward with the completion of a £576,000 project to upgrade the towpaths of the Forth and Clyde Canal.
The Crinan Canal, ‘Britain’s most beautiful shortcut,’ has become just as easy to traverse on boot and bike as it is by boat thanks to the completion of a £157,000 project to upgrade its towpaths.
Falkirk Provost Pat Reid joined the first young volunteer participants of canal college at The Falkirk Wheel on Tuesday 11th June to celebrate the official start of the trailblazing canal-based skills training programme which will run for the next two years.
Provost Robertson and children from St Augustine's and Holy Family Primary Schools gathered at Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life on Monday 10th June to open a newly upgraded pathway and celebrate the latest stage of a £134,000 project to improve access in and around the museum and Coatbridge town centre.
Falkirk celebrated its past and future today (Tuesday 4th June) with an event marking the opening of the latest stage of a £1 million national towpath upgrade programme and the unveiling of a portrait bench immortalising a trio of local heroes.
Local communities along the Forth & Clyde and Monkland canals will get a taste of what life was like during Roman times, thanks to a new community archaeologist post at Scottish Canals.
Three events marking a decade since the Lowland Canals re-opened fought off stiff competition to win a prestigious UK-wide environment and sustainability award at the 2013 Waterways Renaissance Awards.
Scottish Canals launched a campaign encouraging more people to live on the Forth & Clyde Canal in Glasgow today (Wednesday 22nd May).
Initially up to five residential moorings will be available at Speirs Wharf, close to Cowcaddens in the north of the city centre.
After securing £468,189 in external funding, the Scottish Waterways Trust has been busy preparing to open canal college on the Forth & Clyde Canal in Falkirk and Union Canal in Edinburgh this June.
Scottish Canals launched its first heritage strategy today in a move that kick starts its bold new vision by safeguarding Scotland’s assets for the next 25 years.