It’s looking like a Boat! – River Boat Update #3

Full steam ahead for our (Electric) River Boat! 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 [...]

By |2019-12-30T11:01:19+00:00December 15th, 2019|Breaking News, News|0 Comments

Chairman’s Update – December 2019

Chairman’s Update December 2019 Dear Members of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust/Society, Welcome to the latest edition of the newsletter! Yet again another year has nearly gone, can someone please tell me where time goes? Linda and myself on behalf of the Trust and Committee wish you all the best for [...]

By |2019-12-15T11:43:33+00:00December 9th, 2019|News|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

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