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St Peters Street works restart after Christmas break

St Peters Street concept of city cycling
The second phase of public realm improvement works on St Peters Street is to restart on Monday 8th January. During this phase of works, paving is being replaced on the western side of the street (the side on which St Peters Church is located) as...

‘Successful’ performance venue consultation ends

Cultural performance types
A four week public consultation on a new performance venue ended last Friday. The consultation presented the main options that emerged from 18 months of feasibility studies identifying the cultural gaps in Derby and exploring the market demand for a new venue. It also discussed...

First ‘walk of fame’ inductees selected

The call was made, the suggestions flooded in, the judges have met and eight people have now been selected as the first inductees in Derby’s ‘walk of fame’. The ‘Made in Derby’ plaques are now in production and will be installed along Albion Street and...

‘Quality response’ to Derby Ice Rink Call

Architectural drawing of a potential Derby ice rink
Some of the UK’s most experienced leisure operators have shown interest operating the Derby Ice Rink which is scheduled to be constructed in the Becketwell area of the city. The redevelopment of the Becketwell area is part of the wider regeneration programme within the City...

Journey to a new performance venue

An exciting opportunity for residents to have their say in what type of performance venue comes to Derby is being launched on 16th November. Whether their preference is for Jazz, R&B, Rock 'n Roll, Classical, Heavy Metal, Drama, Theatre, Comedy or Opera, this is the...

Local people to be celebrated in new ‘walk of fame’

Residents of Derby are being invited to nominate the first eight inductees for the city’s ‘hall of fame’ to be opened in 2018. The project, named Made in Derby is to feature Derby’s most famous and inspiring people who will be honoured with a series...

Christmas break for St Peters Street works

The first phase of public realm improvement works on St Peters Street has been suspended for the Christmas period and will restart in mid-January 2018. This is to minimise disruption for retailers and businesses in the busy period in the run-up to Christmas. During this phase...

Invitation to tender for the operation of Derby Ice Rink

Architectural drawing of a potential Derby ice rink
A Europe-wide search for an operator to run the proposed Derby Ice Rink has been launched. A call for proposals was published today in the Official Journal of the European Union. The Council is inviting bids from companies with successful track-records of commercially driven ice rinks...

Performance Venue gets cabinet greenlight for next stage

Artist impression, inside the Performance Venue
The results of feasibility studies into a new performance venue to replace the old Assembly Rooms venue is to go to public consultation. After this is concluded, the work to procure an operator and start design work will get underway. This was approved by Cabinet...

Derby Museums gets green light from The National Lottery to build Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill

Derby Museums has received confirmation of funding from both the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Arts Council England (ACE), for the Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill project. This project will sustainably redevelop Derby Silk Mill, site of the world’s first factory and...