Saturday , 29 April 2017
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Category Archives: Events & Fundraising

Raise money by recycling!

We are currently raising funds for The Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust by recycling old mobile phones, inkjet cartridges and laser/toner cartridges and your help would be greatly appreciated. We will receive 50% of the recycling value for any mobile phones, £1 for each original empty inkjet cartridge or up to £5 per empty laser/toner cartridge donated kindly by you, ... Read More »

DAPOL Private Owner’s Wagon

 A  limited edition of 106 oo scale DAPOL private owner’s wagons have been commissioned to raise funds for The Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust and is now available for sale. A limited edition certificate will be provided with each model. The model is priced at £12 (pricing is consistent with other private owner wagons featured in the Railway Modeller magazine). ... Read More »

Social Event 19th May 2013

Just a note to tell you about the forthcoming D&SCS social event we are holding at the Navigation, Risley Lane, Breaston on the 19th May 2013 starts at midday. There is an attachment with details of the day. As impetus steadily grows with the restoration project so the need to increase the profile of the venture increases. The more members ... Read More »


A barn dance organised by the Long Eaton Dawnbreakers Rotary in aid of various charities was held on Saturday 8th June 2013 at Ryehill Farm, Breaston, Derbyshire. The Trust has benefited from a donation of £125 and we would like to extend our thanks to the Long Eaton Dawnbreakers Rotary for their support. by Read More »

“Give as you Live”

Here’s a new easy way to raise money for THE DERBY AND SANDIACRE CANAL TRUST LIMITED that does not involve parting with extra cash. has launched a new way to donate – it’s been christened “Give as you Live”. It means you can search the web, shop on line from your favourite retailers, trade on eBay and raise money ... Read More »

Swarkestone Lock Wheel

Annual lock wheel at Swarkestone Lock from 10 am until mid afternoon on Saturday April 6th. This is an annual event when we set up a stall selling merchandise at the lockside and do the work of opening locks in return for a donation from the boats passing through. It’s good fun and no experience is required. The lock wheel ... Read More »

Hilton Ecofest

Yesterday afternoon Trust volunteers attended the Ecofest event in Hilton village hall. For a solid two and half hours Paul and Chris explained what the Trust is seeking to achieve to many interested visitors. It is hoped that a number of new members will result. In the meantime Jacqui made a number of merchandise sales. The event was organised by ... Read More »

Just Text Giving by Vodafone

Donations to the Trust can now be made by text message through a free service administered by Vodafone who also administer any gift aid contribution. By texting either: DSCT12 £2 DSCt12 £5 DSCT12 £10 to 70070 the amount indicated will be donated. by Read More »

Virgin Money Giving

The Trust has now established the ability for online donations to be made through Virgin Money Giving who administer the online payments and the gift aid administration. Click the logo above to make a donation. Thank you. by Read More »