Boat enthusiasts are in for a treat

A Harborough historian and author will be giving a talk entitled Boat Builders of Market Harborough at the next meeting of the Old Union Canals Society later this month.

Bob Hakewill, who is also a Mail columnist, will be the guest speaker at Great Bowden Village Hall next Friday, February 27, from 7.30pm. All are welcome.

Meanwhile, on Sunday, March 1, at 11am, the society is organising a walk beside the Grand Union Canal along the Stanford-on Avon to Cold Ashby towpaths and footpaths. For more details, call 01536 760165.