Chesterfield Canal Trust E-Newsletter Number 96
Welcome to our ninety sixth electronic newsletter.
Bags for Python
Our 87 year old ex-BW working boat Python needs lots of one tonne builders’ bags – the sort of bags in which sand is delivered. If you have any to spare, please email [email protected]
Last chance to vote for our Community Archaeology Project
If you have not yet voted for our Community Archaeology bid for a dig next summer to try to find a buried Cuckoo boat in Staveley, please do so by clicking here.
You can have up to 10 votes. If you only cast one vote before, you can top it up to 10 by logging in again.
Voting ends at noon on Friday 18th November.
Our Santa Special cruise season starts on Saturday 19th November. We are running Santa Specials on four boats from five venues. Click here for full information.
For Cruise Vouchers, Chesterfield Canal Guidebook, Calendars, Christmas cards, - from the website
Ill Gotten Gains
Last May, a company called Tiger Aspect came to the canal to film at Hollingwood Hub and the naming ceremony of John Varley ll. This was part of a series of programmes about Proceeds of Crime Act funds. The episode featuring us will now be shown on Thursday 24th November, BBC1 at 9.15 a.m.
Upcoming talks will take place in Dronfield and Brimington.
Our Promotions Team will be at the following venues in the next few weeks.
Thursday 17th November Retford Market Square
Saturday 26th November Rotherham, Howard Street
Friday 9th December Eckington Christmas Lights Switch On
If you would like to help, please come and try it for an hour or two. For further information email [email protected]
We had a new display made especially for our seminar. It is fabulous and huge – 2m high x 3.3m long. If you would like to use it in your Library or Community Centre or empty shop or for a special event, please reply to this email.
It’s birds again this month. If you would like to submit some photos, please contact us.
Hollingwood Hub, 22 Works Road, Hollingwood, Chesterfield, S43 2PF. 01246 477569.