Our annual canal walk is on Tuesday 28th June!

Our next Society meeting is on this coming Tuesday and is our annual walk and it will again be organised by David Hayes and Derek Hathaway, so you can be assured of a well researched and interesting exploration of a piece of our canal. It is always timed for midsummer so we are guaranteed good [...]

By | 2017-10-12T19:00:00+00:00 June 26th, 2016|Events & Fundraising|2 Comments

Restoration of Sandiacre Lock

Our plans for the restoration of the lock are progressing again and we have now received advice from the Environment Agency that the waste contained in the lock will need to be disposed of at a recognised waste processing site. We were required to sample the contents due partly to the site being a registered [...]

By | 2017-10-12T19:00:00+00:00 June 24th, 2016|News|0 Comments

We Have Water!

I’m delighted to confirm that we have now received the formal licence for water abstraction from the River Derwent. This has been achieved due to the generosity of Celanese at Spondon. They held a substantial licence for abstraction of water for their manufacturing processes. Whilst the demise of the company has been very hard for [...]

By | 2017-10-12T19:00:00+00:00 June 19th, 2016|Breaking News, News|1 Comment