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Planting Trees at Draycott

Working with the Community Back in April 2019, 10 trees were planted within the beech hedges along the Draycott Golden Mile, supplied by a local resident, Alun Price in conjunction with a major power supplier. These go along with the 420 trees and shrubs that we have planted this year following support from the [...]

By |2019-06-27T21:48:15+01:00June 27th, 2019|Environment, News|0 Comments

Paintings brighten up the Canal Cottages

Paintings brighten up the Canal Cottages Two of our working parties has cleared the land on the off side of the canal just outside the Canal Cottages at Draycott, and erected two wonderful paintings associated with the village's theme of the canal for this year! I am sure you will all appreciate the work done [...]

By |2019-06-27T21:01:22+01:00June 27th, 2019|News, Working Party|0 Comments

Derby Electric River Boat Phone App is Complete

Derby Electric River Boat Phone App is Complete The University of Derby has successfully completed a package of work to write a smart phone app which synchronises an audio commentary with a series of geofences. The work was financed by the European Regional Development Fund and commissioned by the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust. [...]

By |2019-06-16T22:26:06+01:00June 16th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Closure of Cockayne Bridge, Sandiacre

Closure of Cockayne Bridge, Sandiacre Due to a recent incident, outside of the Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust's control, we can confirm that Cockayne Bridge in Sandiacre is no longer safe for vehicle traffic. We are keen to get traffic moving quickly and do not want issues with canal restoration to hinder Derbyshire County Council [...]

By |2019-06-16T22:14:18+01:00June 16th, 2019|Breaking News, News|0 Comments

Chairman’s Update – June 2019

Chairman's Update - June 2019 Dear Members of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Society. Welcome to the latest edition of the newsletter, We have had a unexpected bonus at the cottage this month, at the loss to our friends at the Cromford  Canal, the WRG group planned for the last week end in May [...]

By |2019-07-07T21:50:38+01:00June 16th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Chairman’s Update – May 2019

Dear Members of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Society. Welcome to the latest edition of the newsletter! Life on the shows and open days has started again; we started with the open day at the cottages and continued over the May Day Bank Holiday at the annual Breaston Carnival. An excellent turn out of [...]

By |2019-05-11T17:52:24+01:00May 11th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments