Category: Places

Wathall’s Re-Signs with the Rams

Wathall’s, Derby’s longest established independent funeral directors, has renewed its partnership with Derby County Football Club for a fourth year.

With branches in Derby city centre, Alvaston, Ashbourne Borrowash, and Burton-on-Trent, Wathall’s remains a Rams Preferred Partner enabling families to have special access to Pride Park Stadium following the unique and personal funeral of their loved one.

Collection & Delivery Service at the Barn

Happy New Year from Dronfield Hall Barn!

We hope all our friends and supporters had a happy and safe Christmas and New Year. We're disappointed that we can't currently welcome you back to the Barn for the moment - but the good news is that we continue to be active online, and our Collection & Delivery service continues to be in operation. See full details below!

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National Forest Arts Grants

National Forest Arts Grants are piloting a scheme to support the arts sector in the National Forest during the continued challenges that Covid-19 presents. The scheme is intended to help the creative community to adapt ways of working and test out new methods so that alternative forms of engagement and creative activity can be undertaken.

A Festive Derby thank you

Carefully planned Christmas attractions designed to be as COVID-secure as possible, combined with responsible visitors who played their part for the city and followed the guidelines, resulted in a successful Festive Derby.

Investor buys central Derby asset

A key retail asset in the heart of Derby city centre has been sold in a deal involving FHP Property Consultants

Acting on behalf of Catalyst Capital, FHP has confirmed the sale of the former Audley Centre, on the corner of St Peter’s Street and East Street. The property, which offers 42,000 sq ft of space, comprises a mix of national and regional tenants, including Lloyds, Poundland, Three and Betfred.

New 2022 dates announced for Derby Arena shows

Due to the continuing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on indoor live performances, Derby LIVE have now announced that three shows, The Dreamboys, What’s Love Got To Do With It? and Jason Manford will not be going ahead as planned. All three shows have been postponed by their promoters to 2022.

Window Wonderland winners announced

The winners of Window Wonderland 2020, where retailers and businesses in central Derby transform their shop windows with creative displays for Christmas, have been announced. The competition’s third year has attracted more entries than ever before – 38 in total. 


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