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 [...]

Introducing ARTEMIS

ARTEMIS - "Aquatic Remote Technology Environmental Mitigation (and) Intercept System" #Cleaner Rivers: Now and Forever Article submitted by Archit Sharma, Technical Owner for ARTEMIS (Manufacturing Engineer at Rolls-Royce). Back in 2019, the Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust (DSCT) started construction of the Derby Riverboat project (now known as "Outram"), an all-electric narrowboat. Outram has [...]