“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. Everyclick.com 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 [...]

By |2017-10-12T19:00:13+01:00March 19th, 2013|Events & Fundraising|0 Comments

Welcome to our new web site

We are pleased that we are able to launch a refreshed version of our web site. We hope that you will find this site intuitive, and if you visited our previous site easier to navigate. We are still in the process of populating material, and indeed learning how to use the new web package so [...]

By |2017-10-12T19:00:13+01:00March 19th, 2013|News|1 Comment

Swarkestone Lock Wheel

[two_third] 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 [...]

By |2017-10-12T19:00:14+01:00March 15th, 2013|Events & Fundraising|0 Comments

Draycott Road Bridge Fence

In early January we were advised that the safety fence at the edge of the narrow walkway under Draycott Road Bridge had been stolen and Derbyshire County Council had placed a closure notice on the footpath. The photos below show the original fence and then the walkway with the fence removed; with careful examination of [...]

By |2017-10-12T19:00:14+01:00March 5th, 2013|Working Party|0 Comments

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. [...]

By |2017-10-12T19:00:14+01:00March 3rd, 2013|Events & Fundraising|0 Comments