We are offering even more of our ever popular Fish & Chip cruises this year. All these cruises must be booked in advance by ringing 01629 533020. Tapton Lock John Varley will be running two hour lunchtime Fish & Chip cruises from Tapton Lock on May 22nd, June 5th, June 19th, July 3rd and…Read More
11th to 19th May This very popular Festival is returning with 54 walks. To see the website, click here. To download the brochure, click here. There are four walks involving the canal – nos. 4, 23, 41 and 42. The Trust is leading the latter three. To read about our own Chesterfield Canal Walking Festival,…Read More
In February, Huckleberry Films came to Hollingwood Hub to do some interviews and get some footage for a video for the Inland Waterways Association. The premise of the video was to show that waterway restoration schemes are not just a means to an end; they have a life of their own and can bring quantifiable…Read More
14th to 22nd September 2019 Our second Walking Festival will run from Saturday 14th September to Sunday 22nd September. As last year, we will have a wide range of walks varying from one or two miles up to sixteen miles. We will again run a Full Length Walk from West Stockwith to Chesterfield – 46…Read More
7th April 2019
Rob Rouse from Radio Sheffield spent several hours last Thursday cruising on John Varley and interviewing some Trust volunteers.
To listen to his show, broadcast today, click here.
Rob takes the tiller of John Varley under the expert tuition of Richard ChappellRead More
7th April 2019 You may remember our Archaeological Dig in 2015, click here. Doubtless lots of you will remember the fabulous Last Cuckoo dig in 2017, click here. On the last day of the latter dig, we discovered the end of a third boat, but never had time to investigate further. Our Work Party has…Read More
16th March 2019 The Chesterfield Cycle Campaign has very kindly donated a public bicycle pump for Hollingwood Hub. For safety, it is bolted down under the shutters, but is available from at least 9.30 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day, i.e. when the shutters are up. It is free for anyone to use. “Chesterfield Cycle…Read More
20th December 2018 The Trust has submitted its response to the HS2 Ltd. consultation about its Working Draft Environmental Statement. To read our response, click here. To read our summary of responses, click here. The text was written and collated by our Chair, Robin Stonebridge. It was edited by our Engineering Group and the final…Read More