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a path along a canal or river used by animals towing boats


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A CYCLIST has told how she was seriously injured and had to be rescued from a freezing Birmingham canal after being attacked by towpath muggers.
Last year more than 360 million visits were made to the Trust's towpaths, with around 32 million visits made to waterways in Yorkshire.
Neighbourhood wardens already patrol these canal towpaths, as do police officers on mountain bikes, which gives them the safety factor and reassurrance that some people need.
A MAN was subjected to a serious sexual assault after being ambushed on a canal towpath.
It has been mooted that moves are afoot to make the towpaths more accessible and provide parking along many of the inaccessible stretches.
However, the Canal and River Trust is concerned that the number of pedestrians using canal towpaths who have been 'hit by bikes has soared'.
The Canal and River Trust, which cares for 2,000 miles of towpaths across England and Wales, consulted more than 2,000 towpath visitors and interest groups.
The money will be used to improve around 15 miles of canal towpaths, and the work will take place along the Birmingham Main Line, Birmingham & Fazeley, Grand Union and Worcester & Birmingham canals.
THIS is a walk in beautiful countryside using lanes and canal towpaths as well as delightful field paths.
The initiative will also take advantage of the Black Country's rich industrial heritage by improving 16 miles of its historic canal towpaths, as well as providing improved connections to on-road cycle routes.
It will also boost cycling routes in the Colne Valley to Hudders eld, with Clr Bolt saying there is potential for a route away from the roads and canal towpath from Longroyd Bridge to Milnsbridge, with the canal towpaths elsewhere upgraded.
After scooping PS17 million this summer to promote cycling, the city council is now planning to turn canal towpaths into bike networks.
The walks, which will take place throughout September, October and November, will include the canal towpaths.
The money will be used to improve around 15 miles of canal towpaths and will cover the Birmingham Main Line, Birmingham and Fazeley, Grand Union and Worcester and Birmingham canals.
TOWPATHS alongside Huddersfield's waterways could be about to get a makeover.