DSCT – Return of Working Parties along the Canal – Covid-19

Following the Government's relaxation of the 'lock down' rules, the DSCT have decided to reinstate our Gardening Working Parties on the canal route. During lock down 'mother nature' has been hard at work, and the parts that didn't get tidied 12 weeks ago are now looking neglected. Working in line with the relaxed restrictions, we are [...]

DSCT – Return of Working Parties at the Cottages – Covid-19

DSCT - Return of Working Parties at the Cottages - Covid-19 To enable the Canal Cottages project to continue and to allow contractors on site, the Directors of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust have agreed, on the 20/05/2020 for volunteers to to work at the cottages. This is all in line with the [...]

Boat Naming Competition – “And the winning name is…”

Boat Naming Competition - "And the winning name is..." We are pleased to announce that the first boat in the Derby Riverboat fleet will be called “Outram”. This name was put forward by Mr David Savidge who will receive free tickets to cruise on the boat once it is launched. The name Outram was selected as [...]

Additional H&S Statement on Corona Virus (Covid-19).

Additional H&S Statement on Corona Virus (Covid-19) Following the statement from the Prime Minster, Boris Johnson, on Monday 23rd March 2020, it is obvious that we cannot run the Working Parties as planned, during this pandemic. Therefore, until it is safe to resume our Working Parties, they are all now cancelled, both at the [...]

H&S Statement on Corona Virus (Covid-19)

H&S Statement on Corona Virus (Covid-19) With the increasing changes, risks and the Government Guidelines regarding the Corona Virus (Covid-19) in Great Britain, the Trust has made various decision designed to protect our members and volunteers. As the majority of our members and volunteers fall into the 'at risk' group either from age or [...]

Draycott Cottages update video

Draycott Cottages Update video, created by Derby University Student The Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust has the pleasure to share a Draycott Cottages update video created by Leo Hewitt-Provost, a Sports Journalism student from the University of Derby. He was interested to see the project and create the video to support both the Trust [...]

By |2020-01-28T19:47:29+00:00January 28th, 2020|Environment, News, Outreach, Working Party|0 Comments

Request for Photographs for D&SCT 2020 Calendar

Request for Photographs for D&SCT 2020 Calendar It only seems like yesterday at we entered 2019, and already we're looking ahead to next year! Through out the course of this year, the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust would welcome any and all photographs of the Derby Canal and surrounding areas or wildlife for use [...]

By |2019-02-12T19:08:09+00:00February 12th, 2019|Outreach|0 Comments