Charity Christmas Card Competition

Calling all Budding Photographers! Do you fancy getting your photo in print? We are looking for photographs suitable for our Charity Christmas card for 2016. Please submit your photos to: coordinator@derbycanal.org.uk Our favourite entry will be used for our Christmas Cards for 2016 - and we will give you 20 cards for free! Please note [...]

By | 2017-10-12T19:00:02+00:00 November 22nd, 2015|News|0 Comments

Join Our Working Party for Free Logs!

Do you have a log burner or stove? Do you fancy some free supplies to burn? This year we have started to cut another 450 meters of hedge at Draycott. This means that with even more support on this work we can clear a lot faster, the end result is a lot of wood that [...]

By | 2017-10-12T19:00:02+00:00 November 22nd, 2015|Working Party|2 Comments

Last Call to the Barn Dance!

This is a last reminder of the barn dance tonight at the Canal Turn in Spondon kicking off at 7.30pm. Tickets are £7 and food is available from the pub at £4 ea and ordered when you arrive. We’ve had a reasonable response so far, but as you’ll appreciate a full hall makes for a [...]

By | 2017-10-12T19:00:02+00:00 November 20th, 2015|Events & Fundraising|0 Comments

Working Party Update 15th November 2015

Our working party was in attendance at Draycott this wet and blustery Sunday, once again numbers are increasing on the working parties, this along with a kind donation from the Draycott Village Fund that has enabled us to cut last years growth mechanically has meant that we can now concentrate on the clearance of all [...]

By | 2017-10-12T19:00:02+00:00 November 18th, 2015|Working Party|0 Comments

October saw the AGMs for the Trust and the Society

The Trust AGM was held at Long Eaton Council Offices on 20th October and was attended by Trustees representing the Councils and the Development Group. The Trust recognised that the financial position had improved following the receipt of a grant of £60,000 from Derby City Council. News of the offer of abstraction rights was greeted [...]

By | 2017-10-12T19:00:02+00:00 November 13th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Working Party Update 1st November 2015

Cold,wet and foggy morning saw the team at Draycott this week, once again the good turn out ensured that a lot of work has again been completed. Four teams set out to clear some remaining ground of new growth, another set to clearing two drainage channels that had become overgrown over the Summer months whilst [...]

By | 2017-10-12T19:00:02+00:00 November 3rd, 2015|Working Party|1 Comment