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Thou­sands of school­child­ren are be­ing in­vited to join the Leeds & Liverpool Canal bi­cen­te­nary cel­e­bra­tions. The Canal & River Trust is hop­ing 200 schools close to the route will mark the an­niver­sary by tak­ing part in its Canal & River Ex­plor­ers’ pro­gramme. The Trust will be con­tact­ing 537 el­i­gi­ble schools and of­fer­ing a visit from trained education vol­un­teers hop­ing to cover the en­tire 127-mile length dur­ing 2016. Schools want­ing to get in­volved with the pro­gramme can con­tact Katie Hutchin­son on

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