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Friday, 22nd February 2019

Police and Council join forces in continuing traffic clampdown

Normanton Road Joint Patrols
Today (Tuesday 12th February), saw the re-start of a joint operation to clamp-down on traffic issues in the Normanton and Peartree areas of Derby. Our policing Safer Neighbourhood teams and Derby City Council’s Civil Enforcement Officers (CEOs) have joined forces to tackle a range of...

Derby Youth Mayor 2019 announced

Abdul Moiz Siddiqi and Gagandeep Kaur
Last night (Monday 11th February) the result of the Youth Mayor elections for 2019/20 was announced at a meeting of Voices in Action. The 2019/20 Youth Mayor will be Abdul-Moiz Siddiqi a student at Derby Manufacturing UTC. The Deputy Youth Mayor will be Gagandeep Kaur  a...

Consul General of China celebrates Chinese New Year in Derby

Consul General of China in Manchester, Xiyuan Zheng, visited Derby on Wednesday 6th February, jointly invited by Derby City Council and the University of Derby to celebrate Chinese New Year in the city. Mr Zheng was welcomed to the Council House by Leader of Derby...

National award win for Derby Parks’ Superhero Picnic in the Park events

Superhero Picnic in the Park 2018
Derby City Council has won the Love Parks Award at the Keep Britain Tidy Network awards held on Wednesday night. The award was received in recognition of the Superhero Picnic in the Park events held last summer at Markeaton Park, Darley Park and Chaddesden...

Chaddesden Lane improvement work

Chaddesden Lane
In the coming months, Derby City Council’s Highways team will be undertaking work to repair the remaining section of Chaddesden Lane, between Maine Drive and Reginald Road South. The work schedule is as follows: Sunday 13 January – a one-day road closure. This is to...

Changes to Discretionary Rate Relief to help local businesses

More businesses in Derby may be eligible for Discretionary Rate Relief (DRR) if changes to Council policy are approved at Cabinet next week. Eligible retailers will receive a one third discount on the Business Rates bills in 19/20 and 20/21. To be eligible they must;...

A52 Transport Improvements Scheme Investigation

A52 ariel view
Derby City Council accepts the findings and conclusions of the Internal Audit investigation into the A52 Transport Improvements Scheme Investigation, and acknowledges the serious historic failings identified within the report Several improvement actions have already been put in place to address the report’s findings, with...

Local school children help with planting initiative to create a new urban woodland

Pupils from Meadow Farm Community Primary School have today taken part in a planting initiative to help enhance local wildlife and improve biodiversity in the local area. Derby City Council have partnered with Trees for Cities to plant over 30,000 trees as part of the...

Derby City Council Launches Consultation over new Housing Strategy for Older People

Derby Housing
Derby City Council is launching a new consultation exercise with older people and all key stakeholders, to encourage additional and new specialist housing for older people in the City. The Strategy aims to promote and encourage greater choice and independence for older people, by encouraging...

Derby plans to invest in new high quality warehouse and offices at Infinity Park

iHub
Derby City Council is proposing to invest £19.3millon in a high-quality warehouse and office space to stimulate growth and support the city’s transport engineering supply chain sector at Infinity Park Derby. Infinity Park Derby, is strategically located adjacent to the A50 and Rolls-Royce aerospace campus...