To download a copy of the full brochure, click here. Bookings Booking in advance is essential for all walks. No ticket is needed, the Walk Leader will have a list on the day. To book, click on the link at the bottom of your chosen walk(s). This will take you to the Chesterfield Visitor…Read More
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…Read More
The Python volunteers graduated from vegetation cutting school with honours last year and, keen to ensure our multi-skilled volunteers get every opportunity to put their talents to good use, the Canal & River Trust is giving us some exciting new jobs to do this autumn. Python’s work is being split into two sections: Lock Maintenance…Read More
21st July 2019
Dawn Rose is the only Chesterfield Canal Boat in existence, hand built by our volunteers and launched in 2015.
The horse is Charlie. You may have seen Charlie during the Countryfile broadcast in May.Read More
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.Read More
To help progress the restoration, we would really benefit from some professional assistance (preferably on a pro bono basis) in the following areas. If you are interested in any of these, please contact the Development Manager for an informal discussion.
07907 417604, 01246 389820, email@example.com
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…Read More
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.
6th June 2019
You may remember the consultation held by HS2 last autumn on their Working Draft Environmental Statement.
Our response is here.
To read the report on the consulation affecting our section, click here.
To see the full report, click here.
The canal is mentioned lots of times and there are lots of quotes.