Additional Working Party 21st March 2016

The Canal Society held an additional working party this Monday to make best use of the dry weather. A team of 4 disposed of all the remaining off cuts left over from the Winter hedge laying. Work will now be left at this site until next year to allow the wildlife to settle in for [...]

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Working Party Update 20th March 2016

One more final push at Sandiacre this week, the aim to clear the scrub cut away last week and to finish the agreed replacement of a fence line along the canal lock that is due to be dug out this year. 16 members turned out on a wonderfully Sunday morning to help in various aspects [...]

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Join us at our Social Meeting Tuesday 22nd March

Welcome to our next Society meeting from 8pm at the Wilmot Arms, Derby Road Borrowash, DE72 3HA on 22nd March. If you’re unhappy about how the NHS is dealing with treatments these days our speaker might be able to give you a few alternatives from times gone by. David Bell is giving us a talk [...]

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Working Party Update 13th March 2016

It must be the lure of the water that is soon to be coming back to the Derby and Sandiacre Canal that is attracting all the new members and the helpers that keep turning up on Sunday mornings to assist with the restoration of getting the canal back to its original former glory. This week [...]

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Working Party Update 28th February 2016

At last, good weather for a working party! The team met at Draycott for the last time this Spring to complete as much of the remaining hedge laying as possible prior to the birds returning to nest. We have now cut and laid over 150 meters of the remaining 450 meters, so lots of work [...]

By |2017-10-12T19:00:01+01:00March 7th, 2016|Working Party|0 Comments