Charity Christmas Card Competition

Calling all Budding Photographers! Do you fancy getting your photo in print? We are looking for photographs suitable for our Charity Christmas card for 2016. Please submit your photos to: Our favourite entry will be used for our Christmas Cards for 2016 - and we will give you 20 cards for free! Please note [...]

By |2017-10-12T19:00:02+00:00November 22nd, 2015|News|0 Comments

October saw the AGMs for the Trust and the Society

The Trust AGM was held at Long Eaton Council Offices on 20th October and was attended by Trustees representing the Councils and the Development Group. The Trust recognised that the financial position had improved following the receipt of a grant of £60,000 from Derby City Council. News of the offer of abstraction rights was greeted [...]

By |2017-10-12T19:00:02+00:00November 13th, 2015|News|0 Comments

What were we doing in Falkirk?

In early October we had an invitation to visit Falkirk and talk to the key director in charge of the Falkirk Wheel and Kelpies. Chris and fellow Trust Director Mike Snaith (our IWA representative) took up the invitation and also met with a couple of Dutch guys looking to establish a Boat Lift near the [...]

By |2017-10-12T19:00:03+00:00October 18th, 2015|News|0 Comments

AGM Notice

AGM 2015 Our Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 27th October 8pm at the Wilmot Arms, 49 Derby Road, Borrowash, DE72 3HA. The agenda for the AGM and last years minutes are available below: Annual General Meeting Agenda 2015 Annual General Meeting 2014 Minutes Please note that existing officers have offered to stand again, [...]

By |2017-10-12T19:00:03+00:00September 1st, 2015|News|0 Comments

We make an impression at the Labour Group

A delegation from the Trust was welcomed warmly by Derby City Council’s ruling Labour Group at their meeting on 3rd August. After making our case individually to the Deputy Leader a few months ago we were invited in front of all Councillors in their regular monthly gathering. We made the case for support of the [...]

By |2017-10-12T19:00:04+00:00August 7th, 2015|News|0 Comments

IWA offer support – because we’re worth it!

As members of the Inland Waterways Association we make use of any advice that’s going. So when we asked for some advice about the Spondon winding hole from the Civil Engineer retained by the IWA we were delighted when he offered to visit. Howard Worth lives near Telford so we are quite a hike for [...]

By |2017-10-12T19:00:04+00:00August 5th, 2015|News|0 Comments