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Wednesday, 26th June 2019

Streetpride prepares for winter!

With Autumn definitely here, the City Council's Streetpride crews have been out and about in the city getting the streets ready for winter. At this time of year, the jobs that the crews do involve clearing up leaves and other debris on pavements to reduce...

Picture of the Week Competition Gallery – 12th May

"Taken in Chaddesden wood this morning during our daily dog walk before work. The best way to start the day!" - Dawn Mason
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 Dawn Mason who sent this wonderful picture which was taken in Chaddesden wood on Wednesday morning during a daily dog walk before...

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...

Cinderella Panto Photo Gallery

Newsroom advent calendar
This years panto Cinderella is playing at the Derby Arena until Tuesday 3rd January. Tickets are still available on the Derby Live site Starring Richard Blackwood (EastEnders) as Buttons, Eilish O'Carroll (Mrs Brown's Boys) as the Fairy Godmother and Lloyd Warbey (Art Attack) as Dandini. Cinderella is...

ICC Cricket World Cup comes to Derby

Youngsters playing cricket-related games took over Derby Market Place this lunchtime. They were celebrating the opening of the Women’s World Cup which starts tomorrow (Saturday) when England take on India at the County Ground. Various games and ‘have-a-go’ activities were set up to help encourage youngsters...

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...

Forever Active Launch

To find out more about Forever Active, please call 01332 416140, email oliver.wilson@dcct.co.uk or visit the Derby County Community Trust website.

Mayor’s charity quiz night proves overwhelming success

The Mayor of the City of Derby presided over an evening of trivia this weekend, as more than 160 people flocked to the Silk Mill Museum on Saturday night. The packed event saw 30 teams take on a challenging series of questions set by Derby's...