27 December 2010

Results of 2010 Photo Competition

The results of the 2010 Photographic Competition have now been announced. Below is one of the winning images:

The full results and the winning images can be viewed on this page.

07 June 2010

Treasure Hunt 2010

The Society's Treasure Hunt took place on Sunday 13th June 2010 in and around the Canal at Stalybridge.

11 teams took part and the winners, Mr & Mrs Bradbury, were awarded Life Membership of the Canal Society.

Thank you to all those who took part.

2011, the Bicentenary Year ... instead of a Treasure Hunt, a Bicentenary themed Quiz Night is organised for the 6th October at the Freemason's Hall, Uppermill, starting at 7.00pm.

For further details please contact Claire or Bob on 01457 871800.

04 June 2010

Bi-Centenary Plaque

To mark this year's bicentenary of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal, the society comissioned a limited number of commemorative brass plaques to be cast.

The plaques are now available and cost £10 each with FREE postage and packing. Buy NOW via our online shop or send a cheque (payable to the society) including your delivery address to:

Bicentenary Plaque

Transhipment Warehouse

Wool Road, Dobcross

Oldham. OL3 5QR

14 March 2010

Family Fun Day 2010

The Society's Family Fun Day took place on Sunday 4th April 2010 at Brownhill Countryside Centre.
Click here for more information about the Fun Day.

13 March 2010

Geoff Brown 1929 - 2009

Long-time canal supporter and knowledeable expert Geoff Brown has died.

Click here to read tribute.

08 January 2010

Co-founder John Maynard dies

Members will be saddened to hear of the death, on 1st January, of John Maynard, the Society's first Chairman and co-instigator of the Society itself in April 1974.

John was one of four people who instigated the inaugural meeting that formed the Huddersfield Canal Society.

His funeral will take place on Thursday 14th January, 2.00pm, at Huddersfield Crematorium.