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Hair Angels gives Derby College hairdressing students a head start

Oakwood hair salon Hair Angels is set to give more Derby College hairdressing students a head start this year as it welcomes its next intake of new learners.

For many years the salon has been actively providing students with work experience and job opportunities, as well as contributing to the College’s curriculum by delivering hair masterclasses.

News from Platform Thirty1: 'Our Cultural Exchange Through The Arts’

Creative exploration & quality arts experiences were orchestrated during a visit of 19 international students from India. Tibshelf school students plus 6 local primaries were involved, giving them memorable and exciting exposure to working with creative industry experts.
 
Some young people had the opportunity to become co-producers: being empowered to learn and share skills and commission, coordinate and lead events.
 

Round Britain voyage surpasses expectations for Derbyshire youngsters

Two young people from Derbyshire, who are in recovery from cancer, admitted the "really fun" adventure of taking part in the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust's epic four-month Round Britain 2017 challenge had surpassed all their expectations after they sailed into Liverpool at the end of the latest leg last week.

Football Legend Joins Sportive Line-Up

Derby County Football Club Under 21 coach Rory Delap will be among the hundreds of cyclists taking part in the North Derby Challenge Sportive on Sunday September 17.

Mr Delap’s professional football career included 11 appearances for the Republic of Ireland national team and contracts with Derby County, Carlisle United, Southampton, Sunderland, Stoke City, Barnsley and Burton Albion.

Derbyshire takeover on the Irish Sea

It is a Derbyshire takeover as four young people from the county, all in recovery from cancer, are enjoying the sailing experience of a lifetime taking part in the latest leg of the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust's epic four-month Round Britain 2017 challenge.

Brownlee Brothers Invite Local Pupils To Triathlon Taster

More than 1,000 primary school pupils from schools across Derby and Derbyshire will be joining triathlon stars Alistair and Jonny Brownlee for a free mini-triathlon event at Allestree Woodlands School on Thursday September 28.

Primary schools have been invited to bring up to 30 pupils from Key Stage 2 (aged 7 – 11) to the triathlon taster where they will complete a 20m swim in Woodlands’ pool followed by an 800m cycle and 300m run around the playing fields.

Local Cycling Club Lays Down Challenge For Sportive Title Contenders

Cycle Mickleover, a well-established cycling club based in the city with over 235 members, is laying down the gauntlet for other clubs and company groups to snatch their Team Challenge title in this month’s North Derbyshire Challenge cycle sportive.

Over 30 Cycle Mickleover members took part in the Spring Classic Sportive, with the ten fastest members lifting the Team Challenge trophy, sponsored by Geldards LLP in Pride Park, Derby.

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