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Sunday, 22nd September 2019

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...

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...

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...

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!

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...

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...

Christmas bin collection schedule

Christmas bin collection schedule 2017
As we all start getting ready for the Christmas break, it’s time to check when your final bin collections of the year will be. There will be no collections in the week starting Monday 25th December. They will start again on Tuesday 2nd January 2018. Please...

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...

Chaddesden Park gets a makeover by the local community

Chaddesden Park
Chaddesden Neighbourhood Board have been actively involved in making improvements at Chaddesden Park. This included working with a voluntary group to add Summer plants to the wooden planters in the café area, along with many local residents who maintain the community garden and the...