Borrowash Path Closure

Borrowash Path Closure During the recent heavy rain, we have experienced further problems with the sewer pipe that goes for the bottom of Borrowash Btm lock to Fosse Close. The force of the water in the pipe has pushed the steel manhole cover off and released raw sewage and rain water onto the path. [...]

By |2019-10-07T14:37:53+01:00October 7th, 2019|Breaking News, News|0 Comments

Chairman’s Update – September 2019

Chairman’s Update September 2019 Dear Members of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Society. Welcome to the latest edition of the newsletter, I thought that I would take this month as a chance to update you all on a few of the projects under way and also include the coming months work. Work is now [...]

By |2019-09-02T23:03:46+01:00September 2nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

Spot the Difference at Borrowash

Spot the Difference at Borrowash Just some finishing touches needed to tidy up the Borrowash Bottom Lock, following the visit of the IWA / WRG volunteers at the end of July 2019. The transition below shows the difference from a few years ago, to what it looks like now. With the recent rain, 'all [...]

By |2019-08-16T22:38:17+01:00August 16th, 2019|Environment, News|0 Comments

Traffic Chaos at Sandiacre

Traffic Chaos at Sandiacre Derbyshire County Council’s Highways Department has a problem; and it’s asked for the DSCT to help. In mid June thieves held up a local Coop, stole cigarettes, etc and then set alight their get away vehicle under a canal bridge over the infilled Derby and Sandiacre canal in Sandiacre. The [...]

By |2019-07-31T22:33:02+01:00July 31st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Planting Trees at Draycott

Working with the Community Back in April 2019, 10 trees were planted within the beech hedges along the Draycott Golden Mile, supplied by a local resident, Alun Price in conjunction with a major power supplier. These go along with the 420 trees and shrubs that we have planted this year following support from the [...]

By |2019-06-27T21:48:15+01:00June 27th, 2019|Environment, News|0 Comments