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Drifting into the future at 4mph: a rebirth awaits for Britain’s canals

An excellent article promoting the future of the British Canal Network can be found here Please note the link will take you to an MSN website, and launch a new tab in your browser.

By |2019-01-12T21:06:37+00:00January 12th, 2019|News|0 Comments

IWA/WRG visit 2019

We are pleased to report that the Inland Waterways Association / Waterway Recovery Group have agreed to have a canal restoration camp at Borrowash Bottom Lock on the Derby Canal from the 20th to the 27th July 2019. The camp, which we are advised is already fully booked, will help our own volunteers complete the work around [...]

By |2019-01-12T20:51:58+00:00January 12th, 2019|Breaking News, News, Working Party|0 Comments

Chairman’s Update – January 2019

Dear Members of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Society, Welcome to the latest edition of the newsletter. I hope everyone has had a wonderful and semi relaxed holiday period, for those that worked on the canal and the cottages over the holiday season, a big thank-you. The 2018 Roof Challenge was missed by only [...]

By |2019-01-12T20:45:48+00:00January 12th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Chairman’s Update – December 2018

Dear Members of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Society, Welcome to the latest edition of the newsletter. With thanks to the Woodland Trust we have started to plant over 400 new trees and bushes around the Borrowash stretch, this is within our aim of replacing more than we ever remove. The young trees will [...]

By |2019-01-12T20:26:43+00:00January 12th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Do you live within 15 miles of Spondon? Blue Coop Group membership

Do you live within 15 miles of Spondon? Do you have a Blue Coop Group membership card? If you can answer yes to both of these then please sign in to your Coop membership and chose The Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust appeal as your chosen charity! Please note this will initially only offer [...]

By |2018-11-15T19:42:15+00:00November 15th, 2018|Events & Fundraising|0 Comments

D&SC Trust & Leedale – Public Meeting – Lock Dig-Out – 14th November

The Bridge Inn Public House Function Room, Longmoor Lane  - 14th November Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust’s long term aim is to restore the canal from Lock Lane, Sandiacre to Swarkestone via Derby. We have now acquired the stretch of canal path from Lock Lane to Bostocks Lane and the first stage to restoration [...]

By |2018-10-29T17:23:13+00:00October 29th, 2018|Events & Fundraising, News|0 Comments

Chairman’s Report – October 2018

Chairman's Report - October 2018 Dear Members of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Society, Welcome to edition number two of the new format newsletter, feed-back has been positive, with a few suggestions to help us move forward with spreading the word in a more up to date method. Work at the newly acquired land in [...]

By |2018-10-07T10:14:33+00:00October 7th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Change your Commute – Travel along the Derby & Sandiacre Canal Line

Change your Commute - Travel along the Derby & Sandiacre Canal Line We're inviting you to change the way you get to work for just one week... If you live near the proposed route of the restored Derby & Sandiacre Canal and can use the current footpath to walk, run or cycle to work [...]

By |2018-09-30T17:10:25+00:00September 30th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments