Press releases

McDonald’s Clean-Up

22nd June  2016

A group of over 30 employees from three local McDonald’s stores did a massive clean-up on the Chesterfield Canal on 21st June.

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New tripboat named by PCC

Alan Charles (right) and Robin StonebridgeThe Chesterfield Canal Trust’s new tripboat was officially named by the outgoing Police & Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire, Alan Charles, at Staveley Town Basin. It is called John Varley II. The new PCC, Hardyal Singh Dhindsa, also attended the event, which was held in pouring rain.

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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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All Aboard - Chesterfield Canal Prepares to host National Trailboat Festival

10th May  2016

This is a Press Release from Derbyshire County Council.


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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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