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Sunday, 15th September 2019

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...

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...

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...