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Sunday, 15th September 2019

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...

In Sync Festival photo gallery

The In Sync Festival is a fabulous celebration of Derby’s diverse cultures which took place in the city centre on Saturday 22 July. The day featured a whole range of music and dance performances from Derby’s diverse cultures. The festival was organised by Upbeat Communities, on...

#ShareTheLove and submit your snaps to our picture of the week competition!

Do you love your neighbourhood? Derby is packed full of vibrant communities, great neighbourhoods and green spaces. You can help us celebrate this by sharing the love and submitting your pictures to our new, weekly competition. Whether it’s your favourite city park, a hidden gem...

Care leavers achievements recognised

A celebratory evening was held last week at the Derby Conference Centre to recognise the fantastic achievements of our care leavers in Derby. There was live music entertainment plus a buffet at the event. Each care leaver was presented with a certificate by Councillor Sara...

Massive garden makeover for Warwick House thanks to local community

Rammie and friends at the Warwick House open day
Residents at the Council’s Warwick House Care Home are enjoying a beautiful new garden following a makeover supported by Derby Homes, Derby County Football Club and the NCS project. The new gardens were shown off in their full glory at an open day at...

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...

Lakeside Community Primary School Christmas Choir

Christmas singing in the Council House
Lakeside Community Primary School Christmas choir performed a collection of festive songs in the Council House to help spread the Christmas cheer. You can watch the choir sing Rudolph the Red Nose reindeer below. https://vimeo.com/195817402

Local pupils perform at Make More Music concert

Over 100 local primary school pupils have performed with professional musicians at Derby Guildhall as part of the Make More Music scheme in Derby. The pupils performed an array of songs from ‘King of the Swingers’ and ‘Down in New Orleans’ alongside the Happy Valley Dixieland...