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CrowdFunder Success! – Now can we reach our Stretch Target?

What a fantastic effort! As of 12th July we've raised just over £4,000 for support the restoration of Borrowash Bottom Lock during our IWA WRG visit in July, which is a fantastic effort by all involved. We can't thank you all enough for your generosity; all of the donations will go towards [...]

By |2018-07-13T17:42:04+00:00July 12th, 2018|Events & Fundraising|0 Comments

Draycott Update – Spring 2018

Draycott Update - Spring 2018 The working parties of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Society have been working hard over the whole of winter 2017/2018; come rain or shine, snow or fog! Particular focus has been at Draycott, with consistent volunteer turn-out for both The Golden Mile and the Canal Cottages. Along The Golden Mile, [...]

By |2018-05-08T21:47:55+00:00May 8th, 2018|News, Working Party|0 Comments

Canal Trust Appeals For More Hands, Hearts and Minds

Canal Trust Appeals For More Hands, Hearts and Minds The Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust has launched an appeal for more local people to help them in their work to bring the former Derby Canal back to its former glory. The Trust was founded in 1993 with the ultimate aim of restoring a 12.5 [...]

GDPR – Made sure you have given consent by 25th May!

GDPR - Made sure you have given consent by 25th May! The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on the 25th May  2018. You will likely have seen emails from other organisations stating updating their terms and conditions, and requiring consent to be provided in order for those organisations to retain your data [...]

By |2018-04-29T09:20:12+00:00April 29th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Introducing the next generation of canal engineers

Introducing the next generation of canal engineers Rolls-Royce engineer Katie Hamilton explains how she became interested in science and engineering, why she enjoyed working on the Derby Arm working model and why she is looking forward to the real thing being built. 1: What is your background / what did you study at university? [...]

By |2018-03-09T20:34:51+00:00March 2nd, 2018|Breaking News, News|0 Comments

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+00:00February 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+00:00February 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+00:00February 1st, 2018|News|0 Comments

The Canal Cottages scaffold is Up! Fancy lending a hand?

The Canal Cottages scaffold is Up! Fancy lending a hand? Despite Christmas and New Years there has been plenty of progress at both Draycott and the Canal Cottages; Hedges have been trimmed for the spring, and with great support of the working parties over the festive period we've got the site in a [...]

By |2018-01-26T19:11:34+00:00January 26th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Trust Fundraising Officer – Job Vacancy – Closing 9th February

Trust Fundraising Officer - Job Vacancy - Closing 9th February An exciting opportunity has arisen to work as a Fundraising Officer for the Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust. This is a new role which will focus on creating new income streams from Grant Making Trusts, Foundations and Government Funding streams. The post holder will support [...]

By |2018-01-22T19:47:01+00:00January 22nd, 2018|Events & Fundraising, News|0 Comments