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The latest news from producers, makers, venues and events organisers from around Derby and Derbyshire. If you have news to add to this page, then email us to let us know about it: editor@madeinderbyshire.org
 

First Autumn Edition for Derby Book Festival this weekend

The first Autumn Edition of Derby Book Festival begins this Friday and includes ten author events between Friday 25th to Sunday 27th October.   The Festival includes a range of the most popular genres: politics, thrillers and biography.

One event is already sold out: the Closing Event with Raynor Winn talking about her Costa Prize nominated memoir, The Salt Path on Sunday 27 October. 

Highlights of this year’s Autumn Edition Festival will include:

Free Introduction to Sound Design For Stage and Events

The Pump Room Tuesday 19 November

2pm – The Devonshire Dome or 6pm – The Pump Room

 

Buxton Crescent Trust warmly invite you to a free one hour presentation  as part of their Arts Council programme of events which celebrate Buxton’s water and the reopening of The Crescent.

Businesses back Becketwell

Bondholder business owners and key stakeholders from across the city are throwing their support behind plans for the regeneration of Becketwell.

An outline planning application has been submitted by Leeds-based developer St James Securities, comments on the scheme are being accepted and businesses are backing the plans.

Top 200 unveiled

New research has been published by Bondholder the University of Derby ranking Derby and Derbyshire’s top 200 most successful businesses.

The league table, compiled on behalf of the Derby Telegraph by academics from the university’s Business School, shows the biggest contributors to the region’s economy.

HOWZAT – HSG Confirms Continued Support For SCC

Derby-based Hygiene Services Group (HSG) have confirmed its eighth consecutive year of support for trophy-winning Spondon Cricket Club.

HSG initially supported the club in Locko Road by supplying the innovative Ureco water conservation system and providing washroom services for the clubhouse as part of SCC’s commitment to improving its environmental credentials.

The relationship has since developed to HSG being the club’s main sponsor. 

Lloyd’s of London Adopt HSG’s Innovative System

The world-famous Lloyd’s building in London’s main financial district is the latest to reap the environmental benefits and cost savings of an innovative washroom water conservation system developed by Derby-based Hygiene Services Group (HSG).

The 14-storey Grade I listed building, is home to the iconic Lloyd’s of London insurance institution with hundreds of people based there.

‘What’s happening in Repton is criminal’ says festival director

Dr Ben Lamb, with the help of the ‘lab’ – Bagheera – explores the history and impact of TV crime drama from Dixon of Dock Green to Happy Valley at this year’s Repton Literary Festival  (25 – 27 October).

Top crime writers, actors and academics are planning a heist at this year’s Repton Literary Festival this October. They will take over part of the three day event to explore everything that is good about British crime drama. 

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