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+00:00 June 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 [...]

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+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Events & Fundraising, News|0 Comments

“Pledge a Present” for Christmas to support the Golden Mile

"Pledge a Present" for Christmas to support the Golden Mile The Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust is pleased to announce that the Draycott Canal Restoration Project, affectionately referred to as "The Golden Mile", has now surpassed the £60,000 threshold towards the target of £100,000 worth of pledges; which will then allow match-funding to [...]

By | 2017-12-09T12:26:46+00:00 December 9th, 2017|Events & Fundraising, News|0 Comments

Spondon Social Safari – 8th and 9th July

Spondon’s annual Social Safari will take place this year on Saturday and Sunday 8th and 9th July. As before, the “safari stops” will open at varying times so you should be able to see them all! This year, the Mayor pf Derby, Councillor John Whitby will be officially opening the Safari at 10am on the [...]

By | 2017-10-12T18:59:59+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Breaking News, Events & Fundraising|0 Comments

Canal Walk 27th June at 7pm

Join Derek and David for their annual guided walk along a short section of the Derby Canal starting from the Wilmot Arms in Borrowash at 7 pm on Tuesday 27th June. The walk will look at areas of proposed restoration that we hope will be happening in the short term. This years walk is effectively [...]

By | 2017-10-12T18:59:59+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Breaking News, Events & Fundraising|0 Comments

Dawn Rose pulled for 2 miles

Over £1,000 has been raised by sponsoring volunteers to pull narrow boat Dawn Rose along a two mile section of the Chesterfield Canal. This sponsorship will help the restoration of the Derby Canal section at Draycott. Pictures below show our volunteers pulling Dawn Rose before arriving at its destination. Please add to the funding total [...]

By | 2017-10-12T18:59:59+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Breaking News, Events & Fundraising|0 Comments

Erewash Borough Council Community Scheme Grant

We've been successful in gaining a grant from Erewash Borough Council Community Scheme for a superb £2,000. This will help us to set up new interpretation panels in Erewash at Borrowash, Sandiacre and Draycott and to erect a couple of fences to safeguard the public.It's great news and shows that our work is being recognised. [...]

By | 2017-10-12T18:59:59+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Events & Fundraising|0 Comments

Thank you to the Coop Sandiacre

The Coop store at Sandiacre has been supporting us as one of their three charities over the last 6 months. We have been awarded funds of £1,386 and the picture shows store manager Richard advertising our cause. Thank you to all our supporters who nominated us as their charity. The Coop are looking to encourage [...]

By | 2017-10-12T18:59:59+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Events & Fundraising|0 Comments