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Sunday, 21st April 2019

Update: A52 Wyvern Transport Improvement Scheme, April 2019

Don McLure, Strategic Director of Corporate Resources at Derby City Council: “With over 18 million vehicles using the road each year, the A52 Wyvern Transport Improvement Scheme is a key infrastructure project for our city, which will bring significant benefits to a congested part of...

BSL video and VoterID animation premier

Voter ID
Derby City Council has launched two new videos explaining Voter ID to the residents of Derby. A new animation goes through the process of how you will vote at the Derby local election on 2nd May 2019, while a video for deaf and hearing impaired...

Roadshows help to tackle diabetes risk

Type 2 diabetes risks
Roadshows are taking place across Derby and Derbyshire this week to raise awareness about the risk of developing diabetes and help people protect themselves. Diabetes Prevention Week aims to help people avoid developing the condition and increase referrals to the National Diabetes Prevention Programme for...

Homelessness partnership wins national award

A pioneering Derby project established to tackle rough sleeping and anti-social behaviour has won a national award. The Proactive Engagement and Enforcement Partnership (PEEP) won Team of the Year at the Resolve ASB Awards on Tuesday night. The PEEP is a coalition of several local...

Chaddesden Lane improvement work

Chaddesden Lane
Works update: Monday 8 April Work started on Monday 11 February and a new culvert pipe and five new/repaired gullies have been installed along Chaddesden Lane, from Reginald Road South to the roundabout at Maine Drive. The junction at Reginald Road South and Chaddesden Lane...

Mini Golf is getting a mighty makeover at Markeaton Park

Marketaon Park in Derby
Those who have visited Markeaton Park recently will have seen change is afoot. The course has been removed and is being replaced with a brand new Mini Golf course. The park, which has been popular with adults and children alike for decades, will see its...

Council set to write off QUAD loan

Quad arts centre incl gallery, café and cinema
Derby City Council is set to formally write off a £200,000 loan outstanding from QUAD since 2010. The Council recognises that the most successful cities have a vibrant cultural base, and cultural organisations like QUAD play an important role in place making and regeneration....

Gender Pay Gap results announced

Front of Council House
Derby City Council today announces its Gender pay gap results, which shows a positive picture with the mean gap at £0.11 per hour between male and female staff and the median gap at £0.05. The results show an improvement from 2017/18 figures of £0.37 per...

What’s planned for St Augustine’s Community Centre and Library?

In November last year Derby City Council announced it was to relocate Pear Tree Library to St Augustine’s Community Centre to create a community hub. Since then, a great deal of work has taken place to ensure the people of Pear Tree and Normanton have...

Council unveils new £11.2 million plans to rejuvenate Derby’s Market Hall ‘Everything Derby’

Work is well underway on an £11.2 million regeneration programme which will transform Derby’s Grade II Listed Victorian Market Hall into a contemporary, vibrant and retail destination by Summer 2023. A vision has been developed called ‘Everything Derby’, which will see the creation of a...