Chesterfield Canal Exhibition in Killamarsh

Saturday 21st September, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Parish Suite, Killamarsh Leisure Centre, S21 1EL There will displays featuring the following: * The canal’s restoration route through Killamarsh, including fly-through videos. * The six possible restoration routes proposed in a 2004 study. * Old photographs of the canal in operation. * The proposals for…

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2027 Restoration Appeal

Help to complete the canal’s restoration by its 250th Anniversary

The Chesterfield Canal was completed in 1777. The first boat from West Stockwith arrived in Chesterfield on 4th June. We are aiming to complete the last nine miles of restoration by 2027 which is the 250th Anniversary of that great event.

All the money donated will go directly towards the costs of restoration of the canal.

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2020 Calendar

Our 2020 Calendar is now available. It has 27 superb photos of the canal and its wildlife, all taken by our members. 13 months for the price of 12 because January 2021 features as well. It is A4 sized, opening out to A3. It costs £6, plus £1.50 P&P if ordering by post. Click here…

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Toxic Algae in Derbyshire

14th July  2019

Our Work Party has reported suspected Blue Green Algae at Hall Lane.

There is an algal bloom, but we can’t confirm it’s Blue Green without testing the water, but as many blooms can be toxic, please see below.

Please note this is on the western Derbyshire sction of the canal.

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