Thousands of fish moved as canal to be drained

An operation is planned to move thousands of fish before a canal is drained for repairs.

Scottish Canals said the exercise to drain part the Union Canal near Linlithgow will also provide a rare chance to glimpse the bed of the 200-year-old waterway.

Two open days are being held to allow people to view parts of the engineering structure which are usually out of sight underwater. READ MORE

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