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Wednesday, 19th December 2018

METRO Careers pack sent to encourage pupils

metro careers video
As part of the Derby and Nottingham METRO strategy the Councils have jointly launched METRO Careers which aims to give young people, and the individuals and institutions that support them, a starting point to discover more about the world of work. To promote the scheme...

Have your say: People Services budget consultation

As part of our budget setting this year, we are asking you to have your say on a number of proposed changes to our People Services. The financial outlook for councils across the country remains extremely challenging, particularly for social care and public health, where...

Council pioneers innovative approach to accelerate city centre business growth

A new £8.96 million four-storey city centre office is to be constructed by the Council at One Cathedral Green on Full Street to satisfy continued demand from businesses. The new office, with basement car parking is planned to be delivered by autumn 2020 and the...

Next steps for Derby’s Assembly Rooms revealed

Building Exterior Evening View
In July, we began work to create a new look and feel Assembly Rooms; not knocking down and rebuilding, but instead building on and celebrating our city’s heritage. Derby has been without a performance venue in the city centre since a fire in 2014, and...

Revised plans for delivering Community Managed Libraries

Woman looking at tablet
Councillors are set to consider the recommendation for a revised timetable and greater investment into the Community Managed Library (CML) project to support the delivery of libraries so that they can continue to provide valuable services to the communities they serve. In July 2017, Derby...

Consul General of India Dr. Puri visits Derby

Dr Puri and the Consul of India visiting Derby
On Tuesday 27th November Derby City Council welcomed Dr Aman Puri and his colleagues from the Consulate General of India based in Birmingham.  The visit, that was hosted by the Leader of the Council, Councillor Chris Poulter and Councillorr Baggy Shanker, was a chance...

New Home for the East Midlands’ Big Bang

BigBangLaunch
Young people from across the East Midlands will come together to find out about career opportunities in disciplines involving science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) as the annual event moves to Derby Arena in June. The Big Bang Fair East Midlands, part of the Engineering...

Christmas and New Year bin collections

Christmas and New Year bin collections 2018
Christmas is nearly here, so 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 24th December. You can use our bin day look-up tool to see your full collection schedule. Over the...

Alfreton Road Bridge Update

Alfreton Road Flooding
Update Monday 3rd December Following a series of meetings with Network Rail, Derby City Council has announced new plans to complete the re-opening of Alfreton Rd far sooner than previously believed. Work to complete the structural repair of the bridge will now commence tonight (Monday 3rd...

Purple light up for International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Purple Lightup logo
On Monday 3rd December, the Council House will be joining in #purplelightup in recognition of International Day of Persons with Disabilities. To mark the day the Council House will be lit up purple on Monday evening to promote the purple pound. Disabled people in the...