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Derby, UK
Saturday, 26th September 2020

Going above and beyond – Streetpride saves the day!

The remains of the fallen tree
As Storm Freya rattled her way through the city on Sunday night, a tree on London Road lost the battle against the strong winds and came crashing down on a (thankfully) empty, parked car and blocked one of the city's busiest roads. Upon being made...

Transport Minister visits Derby

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling inspects the new LEV electric taxi
Today, The Honorable Chris Grayling, Minister of Transport visited Derby to hear about how we're improving Derby’s roads, tackling air pollution, and what the Council is doing to integrate new technology into its day-to-day running. Council Leader Chris Poulter, and Cabinet Member Jonathan Smale greeted...

Recognising care and commitment – Foster Carer awards

Foster Carers receiving long service awards
Our Foster parents are some of the most incredible people we know. They take on a role that's not your average nine to five but 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. On Tuesday evening, we held an award event to recognise the...

Photo Gallery: Christmas Light Switch-On

Over 5,000 of you came along to Derby's Christmas Light Switch-On on Saturday. We were joined by saxophones, radio presenters, firemen, school choirs, Dames, celebs, Councillors and more! After a few technical hitches, our 55ft Christmas tree lit up the Market Place - with over...

City Centre Deep Clean: how phase two matched the success of phase one!

City Centre Deep Clean in Derby
The iconic Derby Ram and his surrounding streets have been given a new lease of life after Derby’s second City Centre Deep Clean. 89 volunteers from Derby College (Broomfield Campus) joined Streetpride staff members and councillors, to help paint, clean, and spruce up the streets...

Big Health Day

We recently hosted nearly 200 people at our first Disability Big Health Day at Derby Arena. Our Equality team, and Disability Equality Hub teamed up with Livewell, Derbyshire Healthcare NHS and Forever Active to give people living with disabilities a taste of the huge range of activities available...

City Centre Deep Clean – picture gallery

Volunteers, Council staff, and local businesses joined forces yesterday to carry out Derby’s first City Centre Deep Clean! Working tirelessly throughout the day, staff from Derby City Council, volunteers, Councillors and businesses painted, cleaned and repaired key spots in the city centre, including the Market...

Can you spot yourself in our Great Get Together gallery?

On Sunday (24th June) hundreds of people gathered on Normanton Park for a flagship Great Get Together event. Can you spot yourself in our picture gallery?