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Chesterfield Canal Trust E-Newsletter Number 94


Dear Supporter,

Welcome to our ninety fourth electronic newsletter.

Supporters Group Meeting There will be a Supporters' Group meeting on Tuesday September 13th [sorry, I posted this too late for that meeting - editor, Canal Cuttings.] at the Shireoaks Sports and Social Club, S81 8NA, at 8 p.m. David Dawson will be giving a talk about boating on the canal in the 1960s, the early days of the Retford & Worksop Boat Club, nb Nelson, Pleiades etc.

Seminar Our Seminar on 30th September at the Proact Stadium in Chesterfield has a wonderful line up of speakers. To see the full list, click here. You can buy tickets by clicking here, but be quick, we have to submit final numbers soon.

Tripboats John Varley is running Monday evening Lock Keeper’s Table Cruises until the end of September and 6-hour cruises on 14th and 24th September. Hugh Henshall is running Shireoaks to Turnerwood return trips on 10th September. Seth Ellis is doing trips from Retford Town Lock on 10th and 17th September. Madeline (Saturdays), John Varley (Sundays) and Hugh Henshall (Sundays) will be doing walk-up trips every week.

Santa Specials O.K., it’s still officially summer, but bookings for our Santa Specials started today. The first call came at 9.05 a.m. Click here for full information.

Dawn Rose on the Giant’s Staircase Our Cuckoo boat, Dawn Rose will be travelling from Shireoaks up to Kiveton Park on 7th September and back on 8th.

Promotions Team Our Promotions Team will be at the following venues in the next few weeks. September 11th Worksop Library Local History Day September 17th and 18th Tapton Lock Celebration September 24th Chesterfield Museum Local History Open Day If you would like to help, please come and try it for an hour or two. For further information email [email protected] .

Wildlife Watch
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Keep smiling!
Rod Auton.

Hollingwood Hub, 22 Works Road, Hollingwood, Chesterfield, S43 2PF. 01246 477569.