Walking the Derby Canal – Waterways World

Walking the Derby Canal - Waterways World Those that currently receive the Waterways World magazine may have noted that there was an article In the February 2020 edition, discussing the Derby Canal walk from Sandiacre to Spondon. For those that missed it, it's available in full through this link. Enjoy!

By |2020-02-15T17:05:38+00:00February 15th, 2020|Breaking News, Environment, News|0 Comments

Draycott Cottages update video

Draycott Cottages Update video, created by Derby University Student The Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust has the pleasure to share a Draycott Cottages update video created by Leo Hewitt-Provost, a Sports Journalism student from the University of Derby. He was interested to see the project and create the video to support both the Trust [...]

By |2020-01-28T19:47:29+00:00January 28th, 2020|Environment, News, Outreach, Working Party|0 Comments

Spot the Difference at Borrowash

Spot the Difference at Borrowash Just some finishing touches needed to tidy up the Borrowash Bottom Lock, following the visit of the IWA / WRG volunteers at the end of July 2019. The transition below shows the difference from a few years ago, to what it looks like now. With the recent rain, 'all [...]

By |2019-08-16T22:38:17+01:00August 16th, 2019|Environment, News|0 Comments

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

The Derby Canal: Protecting Biodiversity In Derbyshire

The Derby Canal: Protecting Biodiversity In Derbyshire **A guest article from Ali Ashton** Britain’s biodiversity has declined by over 50% in the last 50 years. Restoration projects provide the opportunity to prevent further decline and promote local biodiversity, protecting existing wildlife and cultivating new habitats for species of birds, plants, animals and insects. With the restoration [...]

By |2019-02-17T19:15:39+00:00February 17th, 2019|Environment, News|0 Comments