The Beeston Cut is a small but important link between the Nottingham Canal and the River Trent, with a rich history and place in the hearts of the local community, since work began in 1794.
The Erewash Museum is a museum in the town of Ilkeston, Erewash, in Derbyshire, England. The building that houses the museum is named the Dalby House after one of the families who inhabited it, and has served as a school and a private dwelling.
The Heanor and District Local History Society was formed in 1968, and currently has a membership of around 140.
The Long Eaton Natural History Society (LENS Wildlife Group) was founded in 1977 and offers a warm welcome to all who are interested in their natural surroundings.
Visit Shardlow and its Heritage Centre for a fascinating insight into this 18th century canal transhipment port. Shardlow has a unique place in the history of the country. The 18th century canal port, with all its associated wharves and warehouses can still clearly be seen. Originally a river port, Shardlow developed greatly with the opening of the Trent and Mersey Canal in 1770.
Erewash Canal Preservation and Development Association
ECP&DA - Agents for C&RT boat licences.
Anyone renewing their boat licence through the ECP&DA raises funds through commission earned. Please contact Carole on 07887 788785.
The ECP&DA is a Registered Charity No. 1173704
Headquarters: 130 Derby Road, Langley Mill, Derbyshire NG16 4AA
ECP&DA is now eligible for gift aid on subscriptions and donations. Click here for gift aid form
Have you been to the top of the Erewash Canal? Would you like a commemorative plaque? They cost £6.00 (£8.50 with p&p) complete our "contact us" form and one will be with you shortly.