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Sugar rush for doughnuts sees Project D expand to feed demand

Derby’s growing taste for delicious doughnuts is helping a city company expand across the region after its tasty treats were enjoyed by Love Island contestants, fashionistas and even members of the Royal family.

Project D, whose bright pink flagship outlet is based in the Intu Centre, says they have sold more of their handcrafted doughnuts than they could ever have imagined in the first 12 months of trading - serving an incredible 100 doughnuts every hour in December.

Are you going to the Derby Business Show?

The doors open to the Derby Business Show in March

The Spring show is taking place on 12th March at the Derby Conference Centre and bookings for exhibitors and delegates are now live on the event site.

The event is one of the areas largest BtoB exhibitions for the private sector and will now feature a great line-up of over 40 exhibitors and 8 different Seminars/workshops that are free to attend as a delegate

Fancy exhibiting at the show?

Erewash Museum artist commission



Erewash Museum are commissioning an artist to provide two paintings or coloured sketches for a backdrop for an exhibition, to support their work with schools and to put on promotional posters and flyers.  They will be used in a temporary exhibition at Kirk Hallam church, two Anglo Saxon event days, and later on display at the museum. The images should be of:

1) Anglo Saxon high status woman carrying a weaving baton, made of iron. Full length image.

Rural Growth Programme Fund

Closing Date: Expressions of Interest must be submitted by 16th February 

A new round of this fund has recently opened which covers rural capital projects - minimum grant £20,000, maximum c.£170,000. The emphasis is on businesses and job creation, but rural tourist attractions, such as museums and heritage centres, can also apply.
The scheme has 3 themes:

1.       Tourism.

2.       Small/medium businesses.

3.       Food processing.


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