Dear Members of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust Welcome to the latest edition of the newsletter; No doubt about the headlines this month. We now have a riverboat in the Derwent. I’m also pleased to relate that despite this major challenge we have kept up the ongoing work on [...]
Dear Members of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust Welcome to the latest edition of the newsletter; As always it has been a busy month, as evidenced by the late arrival of this update. Sorry. The main feature of the month has been the increased number of people that have answered the call as [...]
Dear Members of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust Welcome to the latest edition of the newsletter; Hello again, At last we have started the dig out at Draycott, at the time of writing the first sections of lining have gone in near the Derby Road Bridge, Brian appears to seem dedicated [...]
Dear Members of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust/Society. Welcome to the latest edition of the newsletter, IWA Meeting Our Trust Chairman and Gary, our membership officer, will be presenting the full picture of our restoration progress to the IWA in Notts and Derby on 19th February starting at 7.30pm. The IWA [...]
The IWA/ WRG team that came to Borrowash Bottom lock in July 2019 have written a piece for the WRG 'Navvies' magazine. We've contacted the WRG head office who have agreed that we can use the article on our web site. The extract from the Navvies article can be found here. In addition, if you [...]
Chairman's Update - August 2019 Dear Members of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Society, Welcome to the latest edition of the newsletter! Sandiacre The news on the bridge at Sandiacre is looking better. The Trust has now secured a legal document that ensures our right of access as and when we need it. The [...]
Despite searing heat our friends make good progress at Borrowash Bottom Lock, pictures depict the movement of infill from below the lock chamber to behind the freshly built up wing walls.
We are please to welcome the Waterways Recovery Group back to Borrowash in sweltering heat. Pictures show there efforts from the first three days of the week long work camp.
D&SC Trust AGM 2019 On the 10th July 2019, the Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust held its first AGM to open to its members, following a change to the constitution earlier this year. Hosted at the Royal Oak public house, Ockbrook, the AGM was well received by the members. The Trust chairman, Chris Madge, [...]
The WRGies are coming! less than two weeks to go! The Inland Waterways Association (IWA) Water's Recovery Group (WRG) will be join the Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust again this year for a week of continued restoration of Borrowash Bottom Lock. The WRGies will be on site from 20th July to 27th July, please [...]