Monday , 21 August 2017
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Category Archives: News

Derbyshire County Council Canals Officer

News that Derbyshire County Council have voted to appoint a canals officer for the County was welcomed by The Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust. Chris Madge, Director of the Trust and Chairman of the Members Society said “Derbyshire County Council have provided support for the Chesterfield and Cromford canals for many years and it looks as if they will now ... Read More »

Help needed

Now we have outline planning permission for the whole canal we need people with expertise/experience in civil engineering, drawing up and letting of contracts, fund raising, surveying, costing, computing such as spreadsheets etc. So, if you have some, or all of these skills or other relevant capabilities please contact Chris Madge. by Read More »

And South Derbyshire says YES!

In a spirited discussion at South Derbyshire District Council last night we finally received the final piece of the outline planning jigsaw. Our application was eventually approved with only one vote against. The discussion was generated due to the possible options for the first 400 metres and will need to be carefully dealt with to ensure concerns are addressed at ... Read More »

Erewash approves

Erewash Borough Council unanimously passed the outline Planning permission application. HOORAY! All we need now is South Derbyshire to say yes. (planned council meeting on the 23rd of August). by Read More »

Planning Success

At the planning meeting held by Derby City Council from 6pm on 7th July 2011 the Outline Planning Application was approved in an unanimous decision. Committee Chairman Robin Wood said the application was the best thing the committee had considered for a long, long time. Derby City have taken the lead role in coordinating the application and so it is ... Read More »

Planning progress

Thanks to all those who went to the trouble of registering their views on the various websites, there were only 5 or so objections (99% on technical grounds) and to date there is only one outstanding, the Trust having satisfied the rest. We are confident that the last objection will be overcome shortly and that Outline Planning Permission will be ... Read More »

A positive note from the trust

There is a much more positive note from the Trust in that we have increased the number of directors and interested parties. We have added to the Board of Directors new MP Jessica Lee, Local Councillor Val Clare and Derbyshire County Councillor Wayne Major. We have also been in discussion with most of the new MPs to promote the cause ... Read More »

Outline Planning Permission application registered

The Outline Planning Permission application (OPP) has now been registered and we invite you to register your support with your local council or, indeed, with all three. To do this, go to the council website/s of your choice and find their planning page, enter their reference and make a comment. The three references are:- Derby City 03/07/00495 South Derbys 09/2009/0054 ... Read More »