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Saturday, 29th February 2020

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...

Cabinet seeks to extend targeted waste enforcement

Councillor Asaf Afzal with Community Protection Officers on Reeves Road, Derby
Derby City Council cabinet is set to approve the roll-out of targeted waste enforcement to other ‘hotspot’ areas within the city after a successful pilot scheme this summer. The Council recognises that having great places in which to live, work and play is very important...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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!

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...

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...