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2018-09-09T12:33:01+00:00September 9th, 2018|News|

by Kerry Green Many passengers ask about Birdswood’s electric power system Many passengers ask about Birdswood’s electric power system Birdswood is powered by lead-acid wet cell batteries. These are made up of individual 2V cells contained in two tanks located [...]

AGM 2018

2018-03-21T22:56:05+00:00March 21st, 2018|News|

AGM 2018 The Friends Of The Cromford Canal who owns and operates Birdswood will be having its AGM on the 16th April at 7:30pm at Ironville Village Hall. Followed by an engineering update from George Rogers Free Admission [...]

New Boat Masters

2017-07-31T18:16:20+00:00July 31st, 2017|News|

Congratulations to Bob Brown and Kerry Green who have passed the Maritime & Coastguard Authority (MCA) Boat Masters Exam and are now qualified to take out Birdswood with passengers aboard. This is not an easy exam, they have to put [...]


2017-05-09T08:38:55+00:00March 28th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Policies relating to the use of the Friends of the Cromford Canal commercial website www.birdswood.org Privacy Policy We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties Click here for the full policy [...]

Comic Relief Grant Award

2017-05-09T08:38:55+00:00October 15th, 2016|News|

It is with great pleasure that The Friends of Cromford Canal can announce we have been awarded a Comic Relief grant for the appointment of a Volunteer Recruitment Worker.  This grant was secured with the assistance of Foundation Derbyshire www.foundationderbyshire.org.  The [...]

Derbyshire Heritage Awards 2016

2017-05-09T08:38:55+00:00October 15th, 2016|News|

The Friends of Cromford Canal (FCC) was presented with the Judges’ Special Award at the Derbyshire Heritage Awards 2016 at Crich Tramway Museum on 7th October. It was awarded to recognise the contribution of FCC volunteers in restoring the Cromford Canal [...]

Reed Pulling Work Party

2017-05-09T08:38:55+00:00January 24th, 2016|News|

Reed Pulling Work Party photo shows todays work party at the Cromford end of the Canal. Todays task was to clear weeds from the Lawn Bridge area.  We met at 10am at the wharf and loaded the small tin boat with our [...]

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