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Saturday, 21st July 2018

Peartree Surgery shortlisted for National healthcare award

Peartree
On the 5th of July this year, the NHS celebrated its 70th birthday. To honour this achievement Healthwatch have launched the #ItStartsWithYou campaign. Healthwatch is an independent organisation set on ensuring UK citizens get the best health care. The #ItStartsWithYou campaign is trying to encourage more people...

The Cohesion Cup

The Cohesion Cup, a fantastic partnership football event took place on Tuesday at Power league on Pride Park. Schools from across Derby came together for a six a side tournament, with a competition for Year 6 and below teams and one for Year 7...

Operation Aries: Taking the fake product fight to Facebook

Makeup with the word 'fake' stamped over it
As part of an operation to eradicate the sale of counterfeit and illicit products such as tobacco and make-up to Derby residents, Derby City Council’s Trading Standards team have taken to Facebook to tackle the issue head on. Recently, there has been a rise in...

Disgusting and dangerous property leaves landlord lumped with massive fine

Images from Swinburne Street Property showing poor state of housing
A Derby landlord has been fined almost £10,000 for renting a potentially lethal property in Normanton. Mr Rajinder Kumar Narroya who owns and rents out properties in Derby has been prosecuted by the Council’s Housing Standards Team after he failed to comply with Improvement Notices....

Measles outbreak across Europe

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Measles can be a very serious illness and, in rare cases, it can be fatal. There have been a growing number of cases of measles reported in Italy, France, Greece and Portugal as well as other areas across Europe and the UK. Adults aged 30...

Derby City Council gives Young People a taste of the Working World

E4E logo
Derby City Council has been working to give youngsters a taste of the working world, with an exciting project ‘Just Imagine Working Here’.  Education 4 Enterprise (E4E) is a Derby-based initiative that links employers with schools and students across the city, in a bid to...

Council to invite bids to run new city primary Free School

Subject to Council Cabinet approval on Wednesday 18th July, bids to open the new school will be invited from Thursday 26th July. An Invitation to Bid document will be published on the Council's website for those interested in developing a proposal. Derby City Council is...

Tackling obesity and the fast food map

Last week Public Health England issued their Fast Food Map revealing that England’s poorest areas are fast food hotspots, with 5 times more outlets found in these communities than in the most affluent. The results also show that fast food outlets, including chip shops, burger...

Derby Arena rider joins British Cycling’s elite team

Cyclist at Derby Arena
Following a hugely successful track season winning a haul of international medals team Derby Arena based KGF rider Charlie Tanfield has been selected to join British Cycling’s most elite team. Tanfield is now part of British Cycling’s Podium Programme, joining the likes of Olympic champion...

City Centre Deep Clean: Streetpride staff and volunteers out to spruce up Derby city centre

City Centre Deep Clean
Derby City Council’s new Conservative administration is hosting a City Centre Deep Clean to fulfil one of its key manifesto pledges, and to turn on Derby’s iconic waterfall. Coordinated by the Council’s Neighbourhoods team, Streetpride staff, councillors, partners and volunteers will be out in...