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Our condolences – Eddy Case

Eddy Case It was with shock and great sadness that the Trust learnt that Eddy Case had passed away on 28th November at 10 a.m. in hospital. Our sympathies go to his wife Linda.  His funeral will be on Wednesday 28th December 2022 at 4.30pm at Trent Valley Crematorium, Derby Road, Aston on Trent. [...]

By |2022-12-07T21:02:24+00:00December 7th, 2022|News, Working Party|0 Comments

End of RiverBoat season; AGM and member’s meetings

The season has ended for the Derby Riverboat The weather has turned and the river levels have increased so we have returned the boat to its winter moorings in Darley Abbey. Despite the challenges encountered the operation of the Riverboat has been a real success. We took a risk starting operations before everything was in [...]

By |2022-11-06T21:59:12+00:00November 6th, 2022|Events & Fundraising, News|0 Comments

Riverboat trips on Outram have begun!

Riverboat trips for passengers started on 21st August.  Yes, we have commenced operation of the Passenger Riverboat! Our first fee paying passengers were on board on 21st August following a press weekend launch the previous Sunday. The press launch went well—we had a Central News TV camera, local radio and the local [...]

By |2022-09-03T22:02:41+01:00September 3rd, 2022|Breaking News, Events & Fundraising, Media, News|0 Comments

Chairman’s Update – July 2022

Dear Members of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust Welcome to the latest edition of the newsletter; Phew—What a scorcher! We’ve certainly seen the temperatures rise over the last month. I spent the hottest afternoon training volunteer Riverboat drivers. I wasn’t sure whether it was the best place to be in the heat, but [...]

Our Condolences

It is with great sadness that I must report that John Baylis passed away  on Wednesday 6th July after an illness. John has been a Trustee for DSCT since before I became involved in 2003. I believe from those that know that he was there when the Trust was started. John was a founding director [...]

By |2022-07-24T20:07:46+01:00July 17th, 2022|Breaking News, News|0 Comments

Chairman’s Update – June 2022

Dear Members of the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust Welcome to the latest edition of the newsletter; I hope you are all enjoying the sunshine and showers of summer. I’m sure we are all thinking of holidays and no doubt with the travel challenges at present staying in the UK and particularly on the [...]