Derby Arm Boat Lift Model – Now on display at Derby’s Local Studies Library

Derby Arm Boat Lift Model - Now on display at Derby's Local Studies Library A working scale model of the Derby Arm Boat Lift is now on display in Derby's Local Studies Library, in the Riverside chambers on Full Street. The boat lift was originally designed by Derby engineer Alec Dodd and is an [...]

By | 2018-02-22T15:30:25+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Breaking News, News|0 Comments

Picture Request for our 2019 D&SC Calendar

Picture Request for our 2019 D&SC Calendar To raise additional fund for our current projects, it has been suggested that we create a wall calendar for 2019. The calendar would be sold at all our events and shows we attend through the year. To help us create a calendar we need a minimum of 12 [...]

By | 2018-02-17T12:20:52+00:00 February 17th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Work Starts Restoring Canal-Side Cottages

Work Starts Restoring Canal-Side Cottages Volunteers with Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust have started preparation work to restore six derelict cottages overlooking a stretch of disused canal in Draycott which the Trust is also planning to restore. The volunteers are under the leadership of Project Manager for the Trust Scott Birkhead, a local, recently retired [...]

By | 2018-02-01T12:14:44+00:00 February 1st, 2018|News|0 Comments