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Dave’s a hit with Canal Trust

Dave Berry had lots of hits, such as “Little Things”, in the 1960s. He is now a big hit with the Chesterfield Canal Trust.

 
Volunteers Clean Up Canal in Retford

A disparate group of enthusiasts gathered at the Hop Pole on March 29th for a litter pick with a difference.

 
Retford Scouts do it again

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.

 
Work on Staveley Town Lock surges ahead – Concrete needed

28th August  2013

The last two weeks in August have seen a Waterway Recovery Group camp at Staveley on the Chesterfield Canal. They have been helping the Chesterfield Canal Trust’s Work Party with the building of Staveley Town Lock. Everyone working on the project is a volunteer, many giving up their holidays to help.

 
Green Flag Award for Tapton Lock

15th August  2013

From Derbyshire County Council Countryside Service

Keep Britain Tidy have announced a record number of Green Flag award winning parks and green spaces for 2013 and we are very proud to announce that Tapton Lock (Chesterfield Canal) is one of them. We are one of the very best in the UK, and that’s official! The Green Flag Award® Scheme recognises and rewards the best green spaces in the country. They are the sign of a quality park or green space, similar to the Blue Flag Quality Beach awards.

 
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