12th January 2015
Press Release from the Veolia Environmental Trust
A project to install new lock gates on the Chesterfield Canal in Staveley can go ahead thanks to a funding boost from The Veolia Environmental Trust.Read More
29th September 2014
Mr Patrick Cummings, the Headteacher, officially named the Eckington School boat on Sunday, 28th September. It is called Madeline. This is in memory of Madeline Siddall, a student at the school who died suddenly from an undiagnosed heart condition at the age of 15.Read More
9th April 2014
Derbyshire County Council Press Release
Staveley Basin has begun the next phase of its development with contractors beginning work to build wing walls to support its lock bridge.Read More
24th February 2014
You may recall our article from 2011 about this group of Scouts walking the canal (click here); well they’ve done it again. Congratulations to all of them.
This report is from Kenny Newstead, the Scout Leader.
Members of 7th Retford (St Swithun’s) Scout Group have once again risen to the challenge and have walked the length of the Chesterfield Canal, along The Cuckoo Way.