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Derby, UK
Tuesday, 22nd September 2020

Local Councillor and Chief Executive visit Derby development to mark brand-new showhomes opening

Compendium Living recently welcomed members of Derby City Council to its latest Castleward development, situated on Liversage Street, to explore the recently launched showhomes. Paul Simpson, Chief Executive of Derby City Council, Cllr Roy Webb, Cabinet Member for Adults, Health & Housing and John Gilman,...

‘Rule of 6’ and Coronavirus – Doing the right thing for Derby

The coronavirus pandemic has shown us how our behaviour can make the difference between keeping us safe or putting ourselves and others in harm’s way. From today, we are being told to take extra care in how we behave. We can no longer meet people...

Step forward for major Derby city centre regeneration scheme

Multi-million-pound plans to regenerate one of Derby city centre’s most important sites have taken another step forward. Developer St James Securities has submitted a reserved matters application for detailed planning consent for 259 apartments at Becketwell and, subject to approval, hopes to make a start...

£500,000 cycle improvement scheme gets underway

Work is due to get underway today (14th September) on a new £500,000 cycle improvement scheme that will provide a continuous off-road route, connecting the city centre with the Wyvern, the new footbridge over the A52 and Pride Park. The program forms part of the...

The Great British September Clean kicks off on Friday!

Great British September Clean
UPDATE: Wednesday 9 September In light of the Government announcement banning groups of six or more, anyone wishing to get involved with the events listed below MUST email neighbourhoods@derby.gov.uk so we can keep everyone safe and prevent large groups of people gathering. We will provide litter...

Sleeping Beauty to rest for another year  as Derby’s panto is postponed

Derby’s pantomime has joined the list of Christmas shows across the country which cannot go ahead this year following the Covid-19 pandemic. Sleeping Beauty, which was due to be performed at Derby Arena from Saturday 5th to Thursday 31st December, has now been postponed until...

Rousing success paves way for future of Market Place

Market Place entrance
Since opening its doors on 24th July, more than 6,000 people have already enjoyed the vibrant al fresco dining experience, created to help boost footfall and help hospitality businesses hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Building on its initial success, work is now underway to broaden...

Council leaders welcome news of Intu centre sale

Leaders of Derby’s economic recovery task force have welcomed news that investors Cale Street have taken full ownership of the city’s Intu shopping centre. Cale Street already owned a 50 per cent stake in the centre but have now taken complete control following Intu’s move...

New services launch to prevent suicide

Derby City Council is highlighting a raft of new support services aiming to help reduce the number of suicides in Derby. The support ranges from online suicide prevention training to the launch of a new emotional health website and coincides with World Suicide Prevention Day...

Over half of parents in the East Midlands say their children’s mental wellbeing has been one of their biggest worries during COVID

Every Mind Matters
Most families in the East Midlands have experienced upheaval in their daily lives during the pandemic. With children and young people now back at school or college, PHE’s new campaign provides NHS-endorsed tips and advice to help parents and carers to look after their...