Topping Out Ceremony at Draycott

Topping Out Ceremony at Draycott After many months of hard work at the Draycott cottages, the working party got an opportunity for a little celebration on a cold and frosty February morning. On the 3rd February 2019, the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust had a small ceremony to mark the completion of the roofs [...]

By |2019-02-03T15:25:57+01:00February 3rd, 2019|Events & Fundraising, News, Working Party|0 Comments

Do you live within 15 miles of Spondon? Blue Coop Group membership

Do you live within 15 miles of Spondon? Do you have a Blue Coop Group membership card? If you can answer yes to both of these then please sign in to your Coop membership and chose The Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust appeal as your chosen charity! Please note this will initially only offer [...]

By |2018-11-15T19:42:15+01:00November 15th, 2018|Events & Fundraising|0 Comments

D&SC Trust & Leedale – Public Meeting – Lock Dig-Out – 14th November

The Bridge Inn Public House Function Room, Longmoor Lane  - 14th November Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust’s long term aim is to restore the canal from Lock Lane, Sandiacre to Swarkestone via Derby. We have now acquired the stretch of canal path from Lock Lane to Bostocks Lane and the first stage to restoration [...]

By |2018-10-29T17:23:13+01:00October 29th, 2018|Events & Fundraising, News|0 Comments

CrowdFunder Success! – Now can we reach our Stretch Target?

What a fantastic effort! As of 12th July we've raised just over £4,000 for support the restoration of Borrowash Bottom Lock during our IWA WRG visit in July, which is a fantastic effort by all involved. We can't thank you all enough for your generosity; all of the donations will go towards [...]

By |2018-07-13T17:42:04+01:00July 12th, 2018|Events & Fundraising|0 Comments

Crowdfunding appeal Borrowash Lock Restoration

The appeal is to raise funds to restore the Lock in Borrowash. We have a small army of national volunteers working with us in late July and we need to raise funding for equipment and materials to get the job done. We need the reasonably modest sum of  £4,000 to achieve this as we have [...]

By |2018-06-15T10:40:22+01:00June 15th, 2018|Events & Fundraising, News|0 Comments

Canal Trust Appeals For More Hands, Hearts and Minds

Canal Trust Appeals For More Hands, Hearts and Minds The Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust has launched an appeal for more local people to help them in their work to bring the former Derby Canal back to its former glory. The Trust was founded in 1993 with the ultimate aim of restoring a 12.5 [...]