Category: Products

HUUB Community’s Support Raises Thousands For NHS

Derby-based triathlon kit designers HUUB has presented a two metre long cheque to University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust after customers flocked to buy their special lockdown cycle jersey and technical performance T-shirt to raise funds for NHS Charities Together.

The company designed and produced the special kit to inspire fitness enthusiasts to continue their regimes - sporting the logo ‘Better In Than Out’ and a cheerful rainbow design - in record turnaround time. 

Local Charity Celebrates Appeal Anniversary With Service Expansion

Specialist Derbyshire charity Safe and Sound has marked the first anniversary of its fundraising appeal with a three-pronged expansion of support for local young people and their families.

Safe and Sound supports children and young people across Derbyshire who are victims of or at risk of child exploitation which includes online grooming sexual exploitation, County Lines, Modern Slavery and trafficking as well as raising awareness of the issues in local communities.

Chesterfield Virtual Networking Thursday 16 July 2020

When :   Thursday 16 July 2020 10am - 11am

Where:  Online (everywhere!)

Cost: FREE

We're bringing Chesterfield Networking online to help us keep connecting, collaborating and supporting each other at a time when change is on our doorstep.  

We have moved our monthly Chesterfield Networking from the University of Derby's St Helena campus to the online space. 

FSB Virtual Support Derby How to protect your business

When :   Tuesday 7 July 2020 2pm - 3pm

Where:  Online (everywhere!)

Cost: FREE

We'll be hosted and facilitated by FSB member, Yvonne Gorman, founder of Essential Print. We are also supported by the University of Derby, who will give us an update on their business support.  

Our panellists will share practical tips on how you can safeguard your company and its assets.

Smith of Derby's triple crown

Bondholder Smith of Derby has scooped three awards at the national Family Business United – Family Business of the Year Awards 2020, including the top award of Supreme Champion. 

Family Business United celebrates family-owned businesses across the UK, recognising the contribution they make to the economy as well as the thousands of jobs they support. 

In a ‘virtual’ awards ceremony, Smith of Derby were also awarded Manufacturer of the Year and Regional Winners for the Midlands. 

Share your views to shape our city

As Derby emerges from lockdown and we look towards our post-COVID future, Derby City Council has established an Economic Recovery Task Force to help ensure that our city prospers.

A key strand is focused on the city centre and Marketing Derby has been asked to seek customer views to help shape its future.You can help by completing this short survey.

We will use this insight to input into the city centre stream and hopefully learn more about what people want from the city centre. 

FORMAT International Portfolio Review is going ONLINE

Rising to the challenge of Covid19 and the need for social distancing, FORMAT has joined forces with Zoom and Picter to create the opportunity for online Portfolio Reviews on Saturday 18th July.

Bookings open on Thursday 18th June at 12.00pm [BST]

We have limited spaces remaining so make sure to secure your place at one of the largest online portfolio reviews to date.

New Sculptural ceramics by Elaine Peto

The gallery is open again after three months of lockdown and we're delighted to be back. There is a wealth of artwork in the gallery from before the closure and artists have been busy during the period of isolation. We have new work arriving and we'll put it on the website as soon as it arrives.

Wathall’s Expands Bereavement Support Services

Family-owned Wathall’s funeral directors has launched a bespoke services for local businesses, organisations and charities to help bereaved staff and stakeholders come to terms with their grief.

The Dandelions Grief Journey support and education programme enables people to understand the grief process and learn how to cope with life moving forwards.

Single or regular sessions can be held virtually in the interim and then either in the workplace or an external venue.

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