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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...

Derby welcomes Chinese business delegation

Derby has welcomed a 17-strong delegation from China, as part of plans to boost trade, investment and tourism. As part of the visit, the delegation has today (Friday 20th October) met with businesses across the city for a networking event to find out more about...

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...

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...

Srebrenica commemoration day at the Bosnia and Herzegovina Centre photo gallery

Cabinet Member for Neighbourhoods and Public Protection, Councillor Asaf Afzal attended the  Srebrenica commemoration day at the Bosnia and Herzegovina Centre. Councillor Afzal said: I had a very warm welcome and thank the members for an  extremely wonderful and positive time. It was a humbling occasion...

Clocked cars donated by Council for Derbyshire Fire Service training event

Derby City Council’s Trading Standards team provided a number of ‘clocked cars’ as part of a training exercise hosted by Derbyshire Fire and Rescue service earlier this week. Car clocking is an illegal practice where digital odometers are altered in second hand cars to reduce...

Love Parks Week photo gallery

Love Parks is a community hub with a focus on continual celebration of parks and green spaces throughout Britain, with an annual week of festivities taking place every summer to encourage people to celebrate their local park. Markeaton Park, Darley Park, Derby Arboretum, Chaddesden Park...

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...

Friends of Nottingham Road Cemetery Volunteers Group

On Sunday (30th July), around 30 people from across Derby’s communities came together at Nottingham Road Cemetery for the first Friends of Nottingham Road Cemetery group meeting. Organised by Derby City Council, with support from Bereavement services, the Neighbourhood teams and Cohesion teams, attendees were...

School Council from St. Mary’s Primary taken on tour of the Council House

St. Mary’s Primary school council were taken on a guided tour of the Council House last week to learn about the history of the council and how local government works. The pupils were shown around the Council Chamber where they held their own meeting and...