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+00:00November 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+00:00October 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+00:00July 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+00:00June 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 [...]

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+00:00January 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+00:00December 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 [...]

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 [...]