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Sunday, 25th August 2019

Volunteers team up with Streetpride in St Peters Quarter for Tidy Day

St Peter's Quarter tidy day
Volunteers were out in force to clean up Derby’s streets as part of Tidy Day on Wednesday 26th July. This initiative was organised by Derby City Council in collaboration with businesses from St Peters Quarter in the city centre. 28 people came out in the...

Get involved – Friends of Nottingham Road Cemetery Volunteers Group

A new volunteer group is to be launched to help Nottingham Road Cemetery be kept clean and tidy. An inaugural meeting of Friends of Nottingham Road Cemetery Volunteers Group is to be held on Sunday 30th July from 12noon until 2.00pm. The group is aiming to...

Clean Sweep at Awards Ceremony for Collaborative Derby Street Makeover Project

Derby Homes at HV News Award ceremony
An innovative makeover project that engaged with residents on two streets in Normanton has scooped a national award in the building services industry. Derby Homes were nominated as part of a joint entry with Vaillant UK, part of an international heating and hot water corporation...

Picture of the Week Competition Gallery – 28th April

The Ram Statue in River Gardens by Malcolm Comley
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 Malcolm Comley who sent us a beautiful picture of the Ram statue in River Gardens!

Sinfin children revel in new play area

The New signage in the play area
After several weeks of hard work – children in Sinfin are today, able to enjoy a brand new play area in their neighbourhood thanks to a partnership between Veolia and Derby City Council. The works which started in mid-March include a new roundabout with disabled...

Local youngsters help with planting initiative in Normanton

A number of local youngsters who attend the Council’s Madeley Youth Centre on Rosehill Street have taken part in a planting initiative to help improve the landscape of the local area. Funding was secured to purchase the plants by our Neighbourhood Partnership team and Ward...

Picture of the Week Competition Gallery – 31st March

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 Keith Cousins who sent us a great picture of the River Derwent in Darley park!

#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...

Derby Spring Clean Launch Event

The Neighbourhood Partnership Team and guests at the launch event
The Derby Spring Clean Event was officially launched today during a short ceremony at the Aikido Centre in Normanton today (March 3). A number of local residents attended the event despite difficult conditions, along with Councillor Asaf Afzal Cabinet Member for Cohesion and Integration, The Rt...

Leadership Column – Councillor Asaf Afzal: Do you love your neighbourhood?

Next month the Council will launch its Neighbourhood Charter, setting standards for streets and parks, and re-emphasising the role of communities in working with us to keep neighbourhoods cleaner. Councillor Asaf Afzal, Cabinet Member for Neighbourhoods & Public Protection explains our pledge and what it...