Chairman’s Update – May 2022

Dear Members of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust Welcome to the latest edition of the newsletter; We’re getting into holiday season now and I’m pleased to relate that I’m typing this on my shareboat as we cruise the Ashby. It’s a good reminder of what we are all working for as our emphasis [...]

Chairman’s Update – August 2021

Dear Members of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust Welcome to the latest edition of the newsletter; I hope you are all enjoying “freedom” and haven’t suffered from the latest challenge of being “pinged”. Sarah Cresswell, one of our key and very active volunteers, was organising the members meeting at Draycott when she was [...]

The WRGies are back at Borrowash!

The WRGies* are back at Borrowash! Following restrictions in 2020 due to Covid-19 there was a noticeable absence of the WRGies support, thankfully from 1st August to 7th August they are back with a vengeance, continuing their previous activities at Borrowash Bottom Lock in Support of the DSCT. Colin, the IWA/WRG team leader, has [...]