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Saturday, 29th February 2020

Garden Recycling Scheme 2018 – sign up now open!

Garden Recycling Scheme 2018
Simple, easy garden waste collections Registration for the Garden Recycling Scheme 2018 is now open. For £40 (or £25 for a smaller bin), you will get hassle-free collections of your garden waste up until November. If you have a big garden and get through a lot...

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!

Council and police work together to reassure residents

Police and PSPO
Derby City Council has joined forces with police officers in the Littleover area of Derby to reassure residents that they are doing everything possible to prevent and detect crime in the area. Since the beginning of the year there have been around 30 house burglaries...

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...

Council’s Local Area Coordinator team shares best practice with Singapore

Singapore delegation, Local Area Coordinators and guests
Derby City Council’s Local Area Coordination (LAC) team has been singled out by health professionals from Singapore to learn best practice from. The delegation from the National Healthcare Group (NHG) oversee a population of over two million people in North and Central Singapore, and visited...

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...

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!

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...

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...

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...