Closing the gap

Latest concrete pour at Staveley Town Lock

12th June  2015

If you are not familiar with the magnificent work, done entirely by volunteers, at Staveley Town Lock, click here to get the story so far.

The concrete was due at noon, but at 11.30, the last of the shuttering was still being positioned round the towpath side paddle culvert.

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Canal revealed by WRGies

22nd March  2015

You may remember that a group of WRGies - volunteers from the Waterway Recovery Group - came to do some scrub bashing at Spinkhill last November. Click here for the story.A group of about 30 returned this weekend.

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A photographic record of the WRG Big Bonfire Bash

8th November  2014

The Waterway Recovery Group held its 40th Anniversary Big Bonfire Bash Reunion on our canal this weekend.

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UPDATE - Flood at Staveley Town Lock

16th June  2014

On 9th June there was a massive downpour which completely flooded the lock workings at Staveley. Scroll down for photos of the original scene.

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Natascha Engel MP - HS2 Campaign Video

17th February  2015

Last November, Natascha Engel, the MP for North East Derbyshire, came to Hollingwood Hub to film a video with Kath Auton, our Membership Secretary, about HS2.

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NOW CONCRETE - Waterway Recovery Group Camps at Staveley

4th August  2014

Concrete pour photos have now been added - see below.

We are hosting two camps, this week and next week, of volunteers from the Waterway Recovery Group. We are hugely grateful to the WRG volunteers, known as WRGies. There are over 20 this week and we expect the same number next week.

The WRGies are doing a blog. You can follow it by clicking here.

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Concrete and more concrete

25th April  2014








Today we had not one concrete pour at Staveley Town Lock, but TWO!

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