Chairman’s Update – August 2020

Dear Members of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust/Society, Welcome to the latest edition of the newsletter. Keeping up to Date It seems to be going along for some extended time, talking of the lock-down and the restrictions that this imposes. However, you can keep in touch via many different methods; Email, [...]

Vice-Chairman’s Update – July 2020

Dear Members of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust/Society, Welcome to the latest edition of the newsletter. This month's update is being ably covered by Society Vice Chairman, and Trust Director, David Savidge. Working Parties Gary has already sent out his email about what is happening at the cottages to the jolly [...]

DSCT – Return of Working Parties along the Canal – Covid-19

Following the Government's relaxation of the 'lock down' rules, the DSCT have decided to reinstate our Gardening Working Parties on the canal route. During lock down 'mother nature' has been hard at work, and the parts that didn't get tidied 12 weeks ago are now looking neglected. Working in line with the relaxed restrictions, we are [...]

DSCT – Return of Working Parties at the Cottages – Covid-19

DSCT - Return of Working Parties at the Cottages - Covid-19 To enable the Canal Cottages project to continue and to allow contractors on site, the Directors of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust have agreed, on the 20/05/2020 for volunteers to to work at the cottages. This is all in line with the [...]

Boat Naming Competition – “And the winning name is…”

Boat Naming Competition - "And the winning name is..." We are pleased to announce that the first boat in the Derby Riverboat fleet will be called “Outram”. This name was put forward by Mr David Savidge who will receive free tickets to cruise on the boat once it is launched. The name Outram was selected as [...]

Additional H&S Statement on Corona Virus (Covid-19).

Additional H&S Statement on Corona Virus (Covid-19) Following the statement from the Prime Minster, Boris Johnson, on Monday 23rd March 2020, it is obvious that we cannot run the Working Parties as planned, during this pandemic. Therefore, until it is safe to resume our Working Parties, they are all now cancelled, both at the [...]