Digging back to Derby – at last?

As we’ve reported before, we are approaching Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to part fund the restoration of the stretch at Sandiacre from Lock lane to Springfield Avenue. A big part of this is to get the public involved in the an investigation of Sandiacre bottom lock. We aren’t sure what the implications of a sewer [...]

By |2017-10-12T19:00:04+00:00June 28th, 2015|News|3 Comments

May Update from the Chairman

Dear Members, Thanks to all those that came to a really thought provoking talk by the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway last month. Some of the ideas are already being investigated by the Trust to move us forward. This month we go back to canals restoration and will be entertained by Steve Wood who will tell us [...]

By |2017-10-12T19:00:05+00:00May 22nd, 2015|News|0 Comments

April Update from the Chairman

Welcome to your monthly Derby and Sandiacre Canal update! Firstly, we hope you can support us at a few events – details in the Packet over the next month or so – even if you only pop by and say hello you’d be very welcome. We will be at Breaston Gala on Monday 4th May [...]

By |2017-10-12T19:00:06+00:00April 26th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Launch on Social Media

The Derby and Sandiacre Canal Society have a new recruit, Emma Keeling, daughter of long time member Ian Bowley, who has launched the society into the 21st Century by starting a social media campaign! Emma has re-launched the Facebook page and launched us on Twitter along with updating the website. We will keep you up [...]

By |2017-10-12T19:00:07+00:00April 12th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Canal & River Trust supports Restoration

The Canal & River Trust actively supports restoration with a dedicated Restoration Team; this is a marked change in attitude from the former British Waterways organisation. The Restoration Team has a dedicated Restoration section on it's website that: has a map of lost waterways around the country; the Derby Canal is number 27 champions volunteering [...]

By |2017-10-12T19:00:09+00:00November 14th, 2014|Breaking News, News|0 Comments