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Sunday, 15th September 2019

Picture of the Week Competition Gallery- 21st April

Want to be our next ‘Picture of the Week‘ winner? Submit your pictures using our form or tag us on social media. This weeks winner is Shane Bailey who sent us a great picture of the of a vintage car driving down London Road!

Blue Plaque unveiled for football legend, Steve Bloomer

Steve Bloomer Blue Plaque
Today, Derby’s 19th Blue Plaque commemorating Derby football legend, Steve Bloomer, has been unveiled on the corner of Peartree Street and Portland Street, close to the footballers Derby home. A Derby resident and one of Derby County football club’s all-time top scorers (netting 317 goals...

Derby County Football Club hosts Show Racism the Red Card event

Show Racism the Red Card Event - Derby County
Last week (Thursday 24 November), Derby County Football Club hosted a Show Racism the Red Card event at Pride Park Stadium to teach local pupils about racism. Pupils took part in an anti-racism workshop and were given the chance to pose questions to a panel including Derby...

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...

Thulston brook dredging work continues

Work continues to dredge a Derby brook to help reduce the chances of future flooding and support local wildlife, including water voles and endangered clawed crayfish. The three week project to remove silt from Thulston Brook in Alvaston is a partnership between Derby City Council, the...

Council’s pledge to tackle illicit tobacco is well underway

Officers from Derby City Council’s Trading Standards team have this week carried out several raids at shops and home addresses across the city known to be connected with the sale and supply of illicit tobacco and cigarettes. During the raids Trading Standards Officers were assisted...

Anniversary Celebrations continue with “Salute To The Village” event

On Saturday 24th August, the War Memorial Village Derby hosted the ‘Salute to the Village’ event, part of a series of celebrations to mark the 70th Anniversary of the War Memorial Village Shelton Lock. Festivities kicked off with a visit from HRH The Princess...

Picture of the Week Competition Gallery – 28th April

The Ram Statue in River Gardens by Malcolm Comley
Want to be our next ‘Picture of the Week‘ winner? Submit your pictures using our form or tag us on social media. This weeks winner is Malcolm Comley who sent us a beautiful picture of the Ram statue in River Gardens!