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Derby, UK
Sunday, 21st January 2018

Housing Standards Team successfully prosecutes Derby Landlord

Magistrates at South Derby Magistrates Court have issued a fine totalling almost £30,000 against a landlord in a case brought by Derby City Council Housing Standards Team.  The largest fine largest fine received for a Housing offence by the authority. Mr Adrian Ernest Dart of...

Council set to restore more empty homes in Derby

Recently it was announced that over 10,000 homes across the UK have been empty for 10 years. As part of the Council’s strategy to reduce empty homes in Derby, and to help provide more affordable housing, the Council has is set to agree the purchase five long-term...

Timms Solicitors sign up to The Breakfast Club

Following the successful launch of the Breakfast Club at a Bondholder event in October, Timms Solicitors have agreed to sponsor The Bemrose School’s club for the whole of the 2017/18 academic year. The scheme, which provides free breakfast’s to children across Derby, is funded through...

Senior management interim arrangements proposed

Council Chamber
Derby City Council has announced proposals for its top team including a new Acting Chief Executive, whilst it recruits a permanent new Chief Executive for the authority. Christine Durrant is currently the Council’s Strategic Director of Communities and Place and the authority’s Deputy Chief Executive....

Holocaust Memorial Day Events 2018 events in Derby

Holocaust Memorial Day was established in 2001 as an international day to remember the victims of genocides and was fixed on 27th January to coincide with the date of the liberation of Auschwitz in 1945. Derby has remembered the day since 2001 and there is...

Over 60 community groups supported through Crowdfund Derby

Since its launch in July 2017, the Crowdfund Derby platform has raised thousands of pounds and supported over 60 community groups in Derby. The fundraising platform is a partnership between Derby City Council, Community Action Derby and Crowdfunder. Most recently, the Hope Centre based on...

School pupils receive Boulton Ward Young Citizenship Award

A number of pupils from Wyndham Academy in Alvaston have received the Boulton Ward Young Citizenship Award 2017. The Boulton Neighbourhood Board came up with the idea for the award to reward young people in the Boulton Ward for exceptional and outstanding work within the...

Top 5 ways to stay active in Derby

New Year is a good time to review your lifestyle and make some positive changes to benefit your health and wellbeing. The challenge can be how to stay motivated and maintain the momentum. With this in mind, here are five ideas to ensure you...

Council agrees sale of former Cattle Market

Derby City Council is pleased to announce that the former Cattle Market on the West Meadows Industrial Estate has been purchased by Inchape, a national motor dealership firm. Following a successful marketing campaign by Cushman and Wakefield, the Council’s Agent, which generated over a dozen...

New metro waste service on the cards for Derby and Nottingham businesses

Streetpride refuse team
Derby and Nottingham City Councils are set to launch a new combined ‘Metro’ commercial waste service, offering businesses a high quality, efficient service and boosting market share of Derby’s £47m commercial waste market. Derby City Council’s Cabinet will be asked on Wednesday 17th January to...