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Derby, UK
Tuesday, 16th July 2019

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?

Team trees – how we preserve our natural stock

Team trees looking after Derby's trees
Derby City Council’s boundaries cover a variety of green spaces. However, when nature and industry collide, how do we protect nature from being harmed? The Council’s Arboricultural Officers have been busy recently preserving the life of a Himalayan Cedar (Cedrus deodara) tree on the doorstep...

Derby in Bloom! New floral display on Pentagon Island

Spring is here, and the Grounds Maintenance team has been hard at work sprucing up the Pentagon Island floral display. This fresh new display has been planted to read ‘Derby in Bloom’; Yew bushes (Taxus baccata) make up the lettering, while the background comprises Pachysandra...

Spring cleaning in Derby

Free bulky waste collections - Spring 2018
Derby residents have been having a good Spring clean this year, and have taken advantage of our free compactor days around the city. We sent our compactor to different areas of Derby, offering people the chance to dispose of household and garden waste. At the Osmaston...

Blue Plaque unveiled to Derby iron smith, Robert Bakewell

Robert Bakewell Blue Plaque
Derby’s 21st Blue Plaque was unveiled in the heart of the city on Friday 16th March to commemorate the life and work of Robert Bakewell (1682 – 1752). The latest blue plaque was located on the Yorkshire Bank building on St Peters Street, close to...