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Sunday, 15th September 2019

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...

Derby City Jobcentre welcomed to the Council House

The Mayor of Derby with Councillor Baggy Shanker, Jobcentre employees and Council Officers
Derby City Council has officially welcomed new colleagues to the Council House, following the relocation of Jobcentre Plus services from offices at Forester House and Normanton Road. As part of the Department for Work and Pension’s (DWP) plans to reduce property costs, a partnership arrangement...

Picture gallery – ‘A Plastic Ocean’ event at QUAD

A Plastic Ocean screening at Quad
Thank you to everyone who attended the ‘A Plastic Ocean’ event at QUAD on Wednesday 21 February. There was a fantastic turnout at the afternoon workshops, and the response to the full feature film was very positive. The film highlighted the consequences of over-using plastic...

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...

Residents and Equality Groups welcome arrival of new accessible meeting room

Guests in the new meeting room
Equality groups from across Derby’s diverse communities have welcomed the official opening of a new fully accessible meeting room at the Council House. A formal opening ceremony lead by the Mayor of Derby, Councillor John Whitby, gave many members of the city’s equality and diversity...

Derby welcomes business delegation from India

On Thursday 25th January, Derby welcomed a delegation of officials and businesses from the city of Kolkata in West Bengal. The visitors met Councillors, officers and business leaders from the city to sign a memorandum of understanding and also tour a variety of businesses around...

Freeman of the City ceremony

Several people have been honoured at a special Freeman of the City ceremony held at the Council House. List of freemen and freewomen: Michael Bernard Nordemann Lorna Elaine Nordemann Lee James Nordemann Simon Mark Nordemann Aiden Brooke Hetherton Sarah Elizabeth West (Nee Meynell) Rebecca Meynell Anthony George Meynell Jessica Anne Retuno (Nee Walker) David Roland...

Doing Business in India event photos

The Doing Business in India event was a real success and provided local businesses the opportunity to connect, discuss, and ask questions to businesses already active in the Indian market. You can watch the full video from the event below: Ever wanted to do business in #India?...