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Tooley’s Boatyard selected for Derwent River Boat

The Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust is embarking on an exciting new project which could provide a very significant boost to Derby's regeneration. For decades Derby has been criticised for not making the most of its beautiful river, but we are about to help the city make the first step towards changing that. We [...]

By |2019-02-05T19:37:38+01:00February 5th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Topping Out Ceremony at Draycott

Topping Out Ceremony at Draycott After many months of hard work at the Draycott cottages, the working party got an opportunity for a little celebration on a cold and frosty February morning. On the 3rd February 2019, the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust had a small ceremony to mark the completion of the roofs [...]

By |2019-02-03T15:25:57+01:00February 3rd, 2019|Events & Fundraising, News, Working Party|0 Comments

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+01:00January 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+01:00January 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+01:00January 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+01:00January 12th, 2019|News|0 Comments