Sandiacre Lock

Last Sunday (26th January) an intrepid group of Society members took the display stall to Sandiacre to coincide with the Canal and River Trust open day where the public were invited to climb down in to the drained Sandiacre Lock on the Erewash Canal. We set up our display in atrocious conditions on the line [...]

By | 2017-10-12T19:00:11+00:00 January 29th, 2014|Events & Fundraising|0 Comments

Demolition of Derby

The popular speaker Derek Palmer returns to give further insights of the various buildings that were demolished across Derby to allow more modern structures to be built. It was called "progress". Derek is the former 'Clerk of Works' for Derby City Council, fortunately he had the foresight to photograph many of the buildings he was [...]

By | 2017-10-12T19:00:12+00:00 July 16th, 2013|Events & Fundraising|0 Comments

Guided Walk Report

This year our annual walk was held on the 25th June 2013 and was entitled "From the Moon to the City Centre" which was a walk of approximately 4 miles starting from outside the Moon Hotel Station Road Spondon and finishing at the Alexandra Hotel Siddals Road Derby. The walk attracted 97 participants the majority [...]

By | 2017-10-12T19:00:13+00:00 June 2nd, 2013|Events & Fundraising|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2017-10-12T19:00:13+00:00 May 21st, 2013|Events & Fundraising|2 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2017-10-12T19:00:13+00:00 May 15th, 2013|Events & Fundraising|1 Comment

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 [...]

By | 2017-10-12T19:00:13+00:00 May 11th, 2013|Events & Fundraising|0 Comments

“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 [...]

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