Sunday saw the intrepid three, Ian, Scott and Eddy attend the annual Friends of the Navi event held at the Navigation Pub in Breaston. Some superb late Sumer/early autumn sunshine saw the crowds grow to what looked like it could be a record year. Lots of chatting to the locals who are getting more and [...]
This week saw the return of the working parties turn up at Draycott with yet another new face to welcome to the growing band of volunteers that keep turning out, a glorious late Summer morning with bright sunshine. This weeks aim was to prepare the ground for spraying of the Japanese Knotweed that is now [...]
Dear member, I hope you had a good summer and are looking forward to our autumn season. We have a tremendous speaker to start us off next Tuesday 22nd September from 8pm at the Wilmot Arms. We welcome Geoff Pursglove from the Ashby canal to tell us of their progress. It’s a beautiful canal as [...]
Charity Christmas Cards are now available in our Canal Shop, 55p each of 10 for £5.00! Thanks to Ian Bowley, committee member, for providing this image taken of boats moored at Shardlow Marina in the snow.
Saturday saw the Canal Society go back to University, well for some of them anyway. This was following on from an invitation to join Chris Packham, well known presenter of the BBC Springwatch program, at the Nature Connections Festival held at Derby University. A wide and diverse group of people attended, including Walking with Horses, [...]
The first week of September saw the team of growing volunteers meet at the newly named Canal Turn Public House. The aim was to carry on the work at the Winding Hole. A fresh, bright sunny morning saw a good turn out, including another brand new helper! This weeks task was to try and expose [...]
Great to see the work the Borrowash Working Party did last weekend behind Mear Drive, Borrowash. Do you want to join our working party? Find out more here.
AGM 2015 Our Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 27th October 8pm at the Wilmot Arms, 49 Derby Road, Borrowash, DE72 3HA. The agenda for the AGM and last years minutes are available below: Annual General Meeting Agenda 2015 Annual General Meeting 2014 Minutes Please note that existing officers have offered to stand again, [...]