Press releases

All Aboard - Chesterfield Canal Prepares to host National Trailboat Festival

10th May  2016

This is a Press Release from Derbyshire County Council.

ALL ABOARD – CHESTERFIELD CANAL PREPARES TO HOST NATIONAL TRAILBOAT FESTIVAL

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Illuminated boat parade at our Festival

10th May  2016

Canal fans are in for a treat on the evening of Saturday 28th May. As part of our Festival in Staveley, there will be a parade of illuminated boats up and down the Chesterfield Canal.

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Chesterfield Waterside scheme moves into planning phase following £2.7m grant

17th March  2016

Chesterfield’s £320million Waterside scheme is set to take a major step forward following the award of a £2.7million Sheffield City Region Infrastructure Fund (SCRIF) grant.

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Archaeological dig on the Chesterfield Canal

17th August  2015

In early August, volunteers digging out the channel to restore the Chesterfield Canal in Staveley discovered some stone remains.

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Pull a canal boat to raise funds

14th April  2016

Are you looking for a new, exciting way to raise funds for your organisation or your favourite charity? If so, the Friends of Dawn Rose have a great idea. Your team can pull a 70 foot long, hand-built, wooden narrowboat on the Chesterfield Canal.

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Chesterfield Canal Trust supports WRGies

28th July  2015

The Waterway Recovery Group has run seven workcamps on the Chesterfield Canal in the last twelve months.

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