Chairman’s Update – May 2022

Dear Members of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust Welcome to the latest edition of the newsletter; We’re getting into holiday season now and I’m pleased to relate that I’m typing this on my shareboat as we cruise the Ashby. It’s a good reminder of what we are all working for as our emphasis [...]

IWA/WRG visit to the Derby Canal in August 2021

IWA/WRG visit to the Derby Canal in August 2021 Planning & Covid-19 In 2018 & 2019, we were successful in being able to secure a Canal Camp from the Inland Waterways Association / Waterways Recovery Group (IWA/WRG) to visit the Borrowash Bottom (Shacklecross) Lock to help rebuild the lock chamber, which was damaged during [...]

Chairman’s Update – August 2021

Dear Members of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust Welcome to the latest edition of the newsletter; I hope you are all enjoying “freedom” and haven’t suffered from the latest challenge of being “pinged”. Sarah Cresswell, one of our key and very active volunteers, was organising the members meeting at Draycott when she was [...]