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Derby, UK
Saturday, 17th August 2019

Derby Festé Promises a Feast of Street Entertainment

Ockhams Razor - Belly of the Whale
Derby city centre will take on a Covent Garden-style atmosphere again this September with a packed day of family-friendly street entertainment. Derby Festé, which will return to the city on Friday September 27 and Saturday September 28, attracts more than 30,000 visitors to the city...

Derby Homes Youth Panel wins Inaugural Team Award

Derby Homes Youth Board
Ignite and Connect, the Derby Homes Youth Panel, have become the first ever winners of the Team Award at the Derby Youth Awards 2019. At the award ceremony on Friday 2nd August at the Derby Conference Centre, the whole group were joined by Councillor Roy...

Iconic Derby office building says goodbye to ‘the blues’

Iconic Derby office transformation
Over the past few weeks you may have noticed a collection of cherry pickers around Cardinal Square, the iconic office development fronting Derby’s Ring Road and the A52. Now, work is underway to transform the big blue building to a new contemporary colour scheme of...

How to keep the kids entertained this summer

Keeping the kids entertained this summer
A long summer holidays lie ahead, and In Derby have got the solution for fending off whines of “I’m bored” and “there’s nothing to do”. No kids will go bored this summer with a host of fun indoor and outdoor activities across Derby’s leisure...

Successful city Recruiting Talent event

RT 2019 - audience
Over 200 delegates attended the Recruiting Talent event which took place on Friday 19th July at Derby Roundhouse. The event was organised by the Building Better Opportunities (BBO) Stakeholder Manager team, with support from a large working group of partners, including all four D2N2 upper...

Rogue traders… What are the warning signs?

Derby Housing
During the summer months, Rogue traders will be out looking for business. Our Trading Standards team are reminding home owners and residents not to engage with traders on the doorstep. With the recent warm weather, our Trading Standards team has been made aware of doorstep...

Council to undergo Polling place review

Local Authorities are periodically required to undergo a review of the suitability of its polling places. The (Acting) Returning Officer for Derby has announced the commencement of a review on Thursday 1st August. The review will consider electorate sizes future housing developments that may affect the...

Trading Standards go nuts!

Derby has just under 2000 premises that serve food and due to an increase in injuries to members of the public as a result of unexpected or undeclared allergens in food, a focused project was set up by the Trading Standards team decided to...

Mums come together to support breastfeeding friendly spaces

Derby City Council and breastfeeding mums have joined together to call on businesses and community spaces to become breastfeeding-friendly places in Derby and Derbyshire. The call comes ahead of World Breastfeeding Week, taking place on 1-7 August. The Breastfeeding Welcome Scheme forms a part of...

Police and City Council join forces for ‘Operation Rolo’ to tackle organised crime in part of Derby

Derby City Council have joined forces with our partners at Derbyshire Police to work together to tackle concerns about organised criminality in part of the city. Following concerns from residents about drug related anti-social behaviour on the Austin Estate we launched ‘Operation Rolo’ to address...