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 [...]
Chairman's Update - November 2019 Dear Members of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Society. Welcome to the latest edition of the newsletter! Society AGM Our Annual General Meeting was held on Monday the 4th November 2019 at the Royal Oak in Ockbrook. We had an excellent attendance of 40 members [...]
A big thank you to Emily, Roxie and Rebecca, currently in their second year at Nottingham Trent University studying Building Surveying, for helping us out at Draycott on Sunday 3rd November.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 to 2020. The monies raised will go towards additional equipment for our new tractor. Even if you [...]
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 [...]
Moving in Circles - Arctic Circles! The Society goes to extreme lengths to promote our cause; this photograph was taken in the Arctic, taken at almost 80 Deg North, in North Spitsbergen. With massive thanks to our member Ian Frearson on a recent expedition!
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 down the river. Passengers will board the boat [...]
Chairman's Update - October 2019 Dear Members of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Society, Welcome to the latest edition of the newsletter! AGM Our Annual General Meeting is planned for Monday the 4th November 2019 at the Royal Oak in Ockbrook, commencing at 7.30pm, this year we will close with a talk [...]