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Thursday, 4th June 2020

Council holds first ever virtual Cabinet

Derby City Council made history of Wednesday 22nd April by holding its first ever virtual public meeting. With the Coronavirus crisis meaning all public meetings have been suspended since March, the council’s IT and Democratic Services teams worked together to find a solution to enable...

Keeping the family entertained with In Derby

Keeping children of all ages busy is one of the challenges facing families during the COVID-19 pandemic, so the team at In Derby are looking closer to home during the restrictions brought in to keep everyone safe. Usually the In Derby website provides information on...

Leadership column; Council Leader thanks key workers during coronavirus pandemic

In recent weeks, as Leader of Derby City Council, the sense of pride I feel in the courage, dedication, flexibility and skill of key workers across the city has grown every single day. I'm proud of my DCC staff, I'm proud of our professional partners and...

Derby cemeteries re-open

Derby cemeteries have re-opened in line with the government guidance announced on Saturday. At the National Press Conference on Saturday 18th April, Robert Jenrick MP, Secretary for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Govt recommended that cemeteries should remain open, so people were able to...

Coronavirus and cancer

Coronavirus
The constant news about the coronavirus can be worrying. This is especially true for those living with cancer who, alongside their friends and families, who will want to take extra care to reduce their risks, as cancer and its treatment can lower your ability...

Central England Co-op and Derby City Council launch ground-breaking scheme to get food and essentials to vulnerable people

Central England Co-op has teamed up with Derby City Council to launch a ground-breaking project aimed at getting vital food and essentials to vulnerable members of the local community. The retailer will link up with council workers to create a community hub at its Littleover...

Your NHS working for you over Easter

Healthcare professionals and partners are continuing to work over the Easter bank holiday weekend to make sure patients and residents get extra support during the Covid-19 pandemic. As part of the national response in the fight against the disease GP practices in Derbyshire will remain...

Cards, notes, sweets, treats and more left in their hundreds for Derby refuse teams

Thank you refuse collectors
Hundreds of Derby residents are showing their support and appreciation for refuse workers in the city in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Since the outbreak and lockdown imposed by the government, our waste collection crews have worked hard to continue collection of bins to...

Guidelines for business opening

Derby City aerial picture
During the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Government have imposed a number of restrictions upon businesses in relation to how they can operate. We understand that these restrictions can be confusing and are working alongside businesses to support and help with the restrictions and to...

Derby COVID Community Response Hub – what support we can offer

Alongside partners, Derby City Council has been coordinating the Derby COVID Community Response Hub, to help our most vulnerable residents through the coronavirus pandemic. To access support, or to volunteer to help, call our friendly Derby Direct advisors on 01332 640000. A number of people have...