Borrowash Path Closure

Borrowash Path Closure During the recent heavy rain, we have experienced further problems with the sewer pipe that goes for the bottom of Borrowash Btm lock to Fosse Close. The force of the water in the pipe has pushed the steel manhole cover off and released raw sewage and rain water onto the path. [...]

By |2019-10-07T14:37:53+01:00October 7th, 2019|Breaking News, News|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

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

The BBC’s Quentin Rayner arrives at Borrowash WRG Work Camp along with Friends of Cromford Canal

Today sees 45 to 50 volunteers onsite at Borrowash, In addition to the Waterways Recovery Group Volunteers, the Trust's regular Wednesday morning work party we are pleased to welcome a team of about 15 from the Friends of Cromford Canal. In addition to replacing the large stone blocks work continues on rebuilding the wing wall [...]

By |2018-07-25T15:20:55+01:00July 25th, 2018|Breaking News, News, Working Party|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+01:00March 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+01:00February 22nd, 2018|Breaking News, 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+01:00January 13th, 2018|Breaking News, News|0 Comments

Draycott Cottages Open Day a great success!

Draycott Cottages Open Day a great Success! On the 19th November 2017, the Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust opened up the recently acquired Coop Cottages (formerly the Canal Cottages) to the public for the first time. Visitors were allowed to go view both the interior and exterior of the [...]

By |2017-12-09T12:25:57+01:00November 29th, 2017|Breaking News, News|0 Comments

Co-Op Borrowash Local Community Funding presented to the D&SC Trust

Co-Op Borrowash Local Community Funding presented to the D&SC Trust Following the latest round of Co-Op Local Community funding, the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust is pleased to announce that it has received £2818.24 from the Borrowash Store as one of three supported charities. The Trust applied to the Co-Op for funding to [...]

By |2017-11-29T21:17:07+01:00November 26th, 2017|Breaking News, News|0 Comments