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 [...]

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

H&S Statement on Corona Virus (Covid-19) With the increasing changes, risks and the Government Guidelines regarding the Corona Virus (Covid-19) in Great Britain, the Trust has made various decision designed to protect our members and volunteers. As the majority of our members and volunteers fall into the 'at risk' group either from age or [...]

Well received Bondholder Breakfast with the D&SCT

Well received Bondholder Breakfast with the D&SCT On the 14th November 2019, Marketing Derby Bondholder hosted a Bondholder Breakfast for the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust. The event was to allow Bondholders to learn about the Trust's plans to reconnect the river and canal systems using the revolutionary Derby Arm as well as the [...]

By |2019-12-15T11:35:57+00:00December 15th, 2019|Events & Fundraising|0 Comments

Thank you Coop Spondon

We have today visited both of the Coop Food stores in Spondon to be formally presented with a cheque for £3187.97 this is a magnificent result and down to Coop Members choosing the Trust as their nominated charity. Our thanks go to all those Coop members. The fund is to be used for the purchase [...]

By |2019-11-23T18:36:31+00:00November 23rd, 2019|Breaking News, Events & Fundraising, News|0 Comments

£500 Received from Give As You Live

Thank you to all those supporters of the Trust that are signed up to Give As You Live. Total donations to the Trust have now exceeded £500. To those not yet signed up if you shop online you could add to the Trust’s coffers without it costing a penny extra on your online shopping. A [...]

By |2019-11-19T16:19:19+00:00November 19th, 2019|Breaking News, Events & Fundraising|0 Comments

The WRGies are coming again in 2020!

Following the visit of the Inland Waterways Association / Waterway Recovery Group (IWA/WRG), to Borrowash Bottom Lock in July this year, on the hottest week of the year, we have been successful in securing a return visit in 2020. The visit is planned for Saturday 25th July to Saturday 1st August 2020. We have [...]

The Boat take shape – River Boat Update #2

In case you missed our previous post, The Derby River Boat will be launched on the river Derwent in spring 2020 by the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust. After the launch, the river boat service will run each year between Spring and Autumn taking 12 passengers at a time on regular trips up and [...]

By |2019-11-18T20:38:23+00:00November 18th, 2019|Events & Fundraising, News|0 Comments

Please choose DSCT as your Co-Op nominated cause!

If you're a member of the Co-Op near Derby, we could really use your support! The Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust have been successful in being selected as a local charity for the Co-op Community Fund for 2019 > 2020 based at the Breaston Co-op store in Derbyshire. The fund is made up of part [...]

By |2019-12-09T17:49:49+00:00November 16th, 2019|Events & Fundraising, News|0 Comments

Waterfront Vision for Derby

Chris Madge and Mike Wingfield have today unveiled the Trust's vision for a vibrant Waterfront in Derby together with the announcement of the return of a passenger boat service on the River Derwent from Spring 2020 at a well-attended Marketing Derby event. Please click on the link below to view the presentation. Waterfront Vision for [...]

By |2019-11-14T16:19:36+00:00November 14th, 2019|Breaking News, Events & Fundraising, News|0 Comments