Traffic Chaos at Sandiacre Derbyshire County Council’s Highways Department has a problem; and it’s asked for the DSCT to help. In mid June thieves held up a local Coop, stole cigarettes, etc and then set alight their get away vehicle under a canal bridge over the infilled Derby and Sandiacre canal in Sandiacre. The [...]
Despite searing heat our friends make good progress at Borrowash Bottom Lock, pictures depict the movement of infill from below the lock chamber to behind the freshly built up wing walls.
We are please to welcome the Waterways Recovery Group back to Borrowash in sweltering heat. Pictures show there efforts from the first three days of the week long work camp.
D&SC Trust AGM 2019 On the 10th July 2019, the Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust held its first AGM to open to its members, following a change to the constitution earlier this year. Hosted at the Royal Oak public house, Ockbrook, the AGM was well received by the members. The Trust chairman, Chris Madge, [...]
Chairman's Update - July 2019 Dear Members of the Derby & Sandiacre Canal Society, Welcome to the latest edition of the newsletter, I suppose the big news of the month is the horrific fire that was set alight under the bridge at Sandiacre. A lot of damage was done to the structure of the [...]
The WRGies are coming! less than two weeks to go! The Inland Waterways Association (IWA) Water's Recovery Group (WRG) will be join the Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust again this year for a week of continued restoration of Borrowash Bottom Lock. The WRGies will be on site from 20th July to 27th July, please [...]