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People and Organisations

Scouts UK
The Scout Association in the UK. Information about Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers, Fellowship and Active Support
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Girlguiding UK
Girlguiding UK enables girls and young women to develop their potential and make a difference to the world.
Official resources site of The Scout Association. Program information, fact sheets, history, clip art, product catalog and directory
Canoe England
A division of the BCU, setup to support the development of canoeing in England. In 2000 the BCU federalised to become the umbrella organisation for the Home Nation Associations in Scotland (SCA), Wales (WCA) and Northern Ireland (CANI)
British Canoe Union
Is the governing body for the sport and recreation of canoeing and kayaking in the United Kingdom, represents the interests of canoeists at local, national and international level
Royal Yachting Association
The RYA is the national body for all forms of boating, including dinghy and yacht racing, motor and sail cruising, RIBs and sports boats, powerboat racing, windsurfing and inland sailing
Derbyshire Scouts
Here you will find all the information about Derbyshire Scouting, its resources, events, training and the people who make it all happen for some 8600 members each week.
Long Eaton Scouts District
Provides information about Scouting in the District of Long Eaton, which includes Breaston, Draycott & Wilne, Long Eaton, Sawley, Risley & Sandiacre. We all form part of the South Division of the County of Derbyshire
Derbyshire Network
Derbyshire Scout Network was formed in 2001 and is now one of the most active Scout Networks in the country with over 140 members across Derbyshire

Clothing, Equipment and Repairs

Desperate Measures
For more than twenty years the Desperate Measures shop in Nottingham has been a hub for people who love kayaking, canoeing and other water sports
Tel: 0115 981 6815
Sporting goods, sports sale, sports shops, sports stores, camping equipment, exercise equipment, fitness equipment, golf equipment, soccer sports, sports sales, sports shop, sports shops, sports store, rugby
Tel: 0115 938 2020
Based on the banks of the River Trent and the National Watersports Centre in Nottingham, the Peak shop offers all you want to get on the water. Whether you are canoeing, kayaking or just want to get wet, Peak have the equipment
Tel: 0115 981 3222
Lancashire Sports Repairs
Lancashire Sports Repairs (LSR) have for many years been acknowledged by manufacturers and outdoor enthusiasts as the UK's leading repair specialist of outdoor gear
Tel: 01282 439109

Weather and the Environment

Flood Warning Information Service
River level information is available for the UK, including the following local sites

River Trent at Shardlow | River Derwent at Church Wilne | River Soar at Kegworth
River Trent at Colwick | River Derwent at Matlock
River Calder at Sowerby Bridge | River Irwell at Bury Ground

BBC Weather
Latest forecast for NG10 2FY from the BBC
Latest forecast for NG10 2FY from the XC Weather

Emergency Services

Queen's Medical Centre A&E Deparment
Major A&E departments offer access 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. At A&E, a doctor or nurse will assess the condition and decide on further action
Tel: 0115 924 9924 for Queen's Medical and 999 or 112 for an ambulance

If it is not an immediate emergency, call NHS Direct, also available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and can provide medical advice and advise you on the best local service to offer the care you need
Tel: 0845 4647 or call NHS 111 if it is available in your area

Derbyshire Fire Services
Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service for the county of Derbyshire, England. 'Making Derbyshire a safer place to live, work and visit'
Tel: 01332 771221
Derbyshire Constabulary
Derbyshire Constabulary is committed to reducing and investigating crime, protecting people and promoting law and order across the county of Derbyshire
Tel: 01773 570100
Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA)
Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA), based at East Midlands Airport brings senior doctors and consultants to the scene of incidents as quickly as possible, and then conveys its patients to specialist hospitals that can help specific injuries, not just the nearest hospital
Tel: 08454 130999


Trent Barton Buses
Trentbarton are an independent bus operator in the East Midlands, owned, managed and staffed by local people running bus services in Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire
Tel: 01773 712265
National Rail Enquiries
National Rail Enquiries is the main source of rail information in Britain, providing passengers with everything they need to know about travelling by train
Tel: 0871 200 4950

Food and Accommodation

Tesco, Long Eaton
Supermarket chain with online sales of groceries, clothing, and a range of goods for the home and financial services
Tel: 0845 677 9827
Asda, Long Eaton
Asda online, Groceries, Entertainment, Electricals, Furniture, Flowers, George and more, delivered to your door
Tel: 0115 983 6100
George's Fish and Chip Shop
George’s Tradition of serving great fish and chips is long established. In fact, the company began as a family business back in 1967. It’s still run on the same basis today, only on a much larger scale
Tel: 0115 946 0700
Domino's Pizza
Domino's Pizza is recognised as the world's leading pizza delivery company. Unit 4, Cranfleet Way, NG10 3RJ. Opening Hours: 7 days a week from 11:00am until 23:30pm
Tel: 0115 946 8555
Power Dragon
Chinese and English Meals to Take Away. 503 Tamworth Road, Sawley, Long Eaton Nottingham NG10 3GR
Tel: 0115 973 6606


Canal and River Trust (East Midlands)
The Canal & River Trust is the guardian of 2,000 miles of historic waterways across England and Wales. We are among the largest charities in the UK, maintaining the nation’s third largest collection of listed structures, as well as museums, archives, navigations and hundreds of important wildlife sites
Tel: 0303 040 4040. In an emergency, please always call 0800 47 999 47
Erewash Canal Preservation & Development Society
In 1968 the Erewash Canal Preservation & Development Association was formed in response to a threat by the British Waterways Board to close the canal. In just five years following the formation the ECP&DA not only saved the canal but also restored Langley Bridge lock and the Great Northern basin and swing bridge. In 1983 the Erewash canal was upgraded to Cruising Waterway Standard by British Waterways. Since then ECP&DA members have been and still are involved in restoration work on many canals all over the country.
Derby and Sandiacre Canal Society
The Derby and Sandiacre Canal Society is a body of enthusiasts who support the reopening of the canal. Over 1600 members have joined the Society since its inception in 1994
The RSPCA is the leading UK animal welfare charity. We specialise in rescue, animal welfare and preventing animal cruelty
Tel: 0870 555 5999
West Park Leisure Centre
West Park Leisure Centre is set in beautiful parkland and offers a wide range of sporting and recreational activities for all to enjoy
Tel: 0115 946 1400
JTF Megadiscount Warehouse
JTF stock a wide range of household and a huge seasonal products range. They are the single largest stockist of Fireworks in the UK and create the most envied Christmas store in the country. Daniels Way, Hucknall Industrial Estate, Watnall Road, Hucknall NG15 7LN
Tel: 0115 968 0777
A river on the mend
Brady Haran from the BBC explores the River Trent in this series of articles
River Derwent - source to mouth
James Roberson follows the course of the River Derwent as it winds its way through Derbyshire
Leicester river sees otters return due to cleaner water
The return of otters to the River Soar through Leicester has been attributed to an improvement in water quality
Attenborough flood defence plans submitted
A planning application for an alternative route for flood defences along a stretch of the River Trent in Nottingham has been submitted
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