Grand Union Canal


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Grand Union Canal

n
(Placename) a canal in S England linking London and the Midlands: opened in 1801
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As the Echo reported previously, with the imminent completion of a new rail bridge at Loughborough, preparations are now being made for the next part of the project; repairing an existing bridge over the Grand Union Canal.
FIREFIGHTERS got more than they bargained for when they were called to rescue 12 cows from the Grand Union Canal.
1 Blisworth Canal Festival (August 12-13) Head to the mighty Grand Union Canal in the heart of Northamptonshire for a free event offering fairground rides, live music, vintage vehicles, rural crafts, food and drink and plenty of narrowboats to admire.
Among the cyclists who fell victim to towpath muggers were John Ainsworth and Kim Price, who were both set upon in the Ackers Trust basin along the Grand Union Canal in October 2015.
The case was brought by the Environment Agency after Thames Water caused repeated discharges of polluting matter from Tring STW (Sewage Treatment Works) to enter the Wendover Arm of the Grand Union Canal in Hertfordshire between July 2012 and April 2013.
The sentencing judge Andrew Bright QC said the PS1 million punishment underlined the need for "very large organisations" to "bring about the reforms and improvements for which they say they are striving", after the company repeatedly caused the Tring sewage treatment works to enter the Wendover Arm of the Grand Union Canal in Hertfordshire.
THREE men have been arrested by detectives investigating the murder of a woman whose body was recovered in a suitcase from the Grand Union Canal, Scotland Yard said.
Detectives are investigating the "suspicious" death of the person, believed to be female, after officers were called to the Grand Union Canal near Delamere Terrace, Maida Vale, London.
Police made the grisly find at Grand Union canal near Little Venice, West London, on Sunday afternoon.
BARGING ROUND BRITAIN WITH JOHN SERGEANT ITV 8pm LAST ONE The former Strictly contestant finishes his slow but jolly journey along the country's waterways, barging down the Grand Union Canal from Birmingham to London.
She was last seen on August 28 on the Grand Union Canal in west London.
SEE spring close-up in a pretty narrowboat called 'Molly May', cruising along the Grand Union Canal in the heart of England.

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