Additional H&S Statement on Corona Virus (Corvid-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 (Corvid-19) With the increasing changes, risks and the Government Guidelines regarding the Corona Virus (Corvid-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, 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 [...]
Introduction to the problem of Plastic in Rivers As most people are now aware, we have the growing problem of plastics in our environment. In Derby, the River Derwent flows through the city and carries within it all sorts of plastics that eventually will reach the seas and oceans. Most of it we would [...]
Window holes, and a first coat of paint After a brief stop over Christmas, there has been further progress on our electric river boat! The Hull has now been bead blasted, and painted with primer. The windows have been cut and the wheelchair lift has been installed. Not too long now (i.e. a couple [...]
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.
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 [...]