World-leading triathlon and cycling brand, HUUB, signs autistic triathlete, Sam Holness, to support his journey to become a professional triathlete. HUUB will provide funding, equipment and specialist technical advisors to help Sam achieve his maximum potential.
Derby College A Level student Bhavan Bains has spearheaded the launch of a new Student Mental Health Society to support and motivate her peers during the continued pandemic.
The society, which is currently meeting online, aims to help students learn and share knowledge with each other and instigate conversations to breakdown the stigma around mental health.
Society members are also producing podcasts to share with the college community on such issues as the importance of sleep and digital downtime.
The UK is in the midst of a ‘rising redundancy tsunami’ with employers in danger of facing dramatic increases in disputes and Tribunal claims, according to Timms Solicitors’ Employment Law specialist Emma Spandrzyk.
She continued that it was therefore vital that employers took advice before proceeding with redundancy, absence management or dismissals and plan their future workforce requirements ahead of the end of furlough arrangements at the end of April.
The Rotary Club of Derby have presented local charity Safe and Sound with a cheque for £1,500 following a successful virtual Santa Sleigh project throughout December.
The organisation had to adapt its annual Santa Sleigh due to the pandemic and worked with charity partners and Derby digital agency Think3 to enable families across the county and beyond to book a personalised letter or recorded video from Santa in return for a donation.
Banks Mill Studios on Bridge Street in Derby is a hub for creative businesses and just before the first Lockdown in March 2020 welcomed mosaic artist Diane Daley. Diane runs China Petals which makes personal keepsakes out of fine bone china.
Launching a creative business is hard at the best of times, however Diane has adapted her business and has successfully diversified during her first year, to ensure her business is thriving in challenging times.
The chief executive of Grammy-nominated Sinfonia Viva, the East Midlands’ professional orchestra, is to retire at the end of April after 26 years with the organisation.
Peter Helps, who was awarded an MBE in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to arts and culture, has been at the helm of the Derby-based Orchestra since 1995 – steering it through challenging times.
There is a short, free poetry related workshop on the Get Creative on the BBC4 Front Row website along with lots of other interesting content.
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It’s your last chance to book this Writing Ambitions Celebration event as there is now only one place left on 27th February at 1.00 pm.
For more information or to book please visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/one-to-one-sessions-with-poet-helen-mort-tickets-135311230533.
With a range of styles to choose from, Déda wants to help people to connect through online classes this February and March.
Déda is delighted to welcome people of all ages and abilities to join their growing online community for a programme of online dance, fitness and yoga classes, recommencing Monday 22 February 2021.
GB Elite Triathlete Tom Bishop and HUUB announce 10-year partnership that will see the athlete race for the brand for the rest of his career.
Tom Bishop, one of Great Britain’s top elite triathletes, has committed to his role as an ambassador and sponsored athlete with leading international triathlon and cycling brand HUUB for the remainder of his career.