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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

D&SC Trust featured in Article for AGENDA magazine

D&SC Trust featured in Article for AGENDA magazine The Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust were discussed in afeature article in Winter 2017/2018 edition of the AGENDA, the Derby Telegraph magazine. Spread across 5 pages, the article discusses the Trust's plans for the restoration of the canal line, its intentions to link the Canal to the [...]

By |2018-03-02T19:12:35+00:00January 13th, 2018|Breaking News, News|0 Comments

The WRGgies are coming! July 2018

The WRGgies are coming! July 2018 At the end of July 2018, a team from the Inland Waterways Association's Waterways Recovery Group ("The WRGgies") are coming to the Derby Canal to help us put back the large stones to the top gates and ground paddle area, and the coping stones to the already rebuilt [...]

By |2017-12-31T11:45:10+00:00December 31st, 2017|News, Working Party|0 Comments