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The latest news from producers, makers, venues and events organisers from around Derby and Derbyshire. If you have news to add to this page, then email us to let us know about it: editor@madeinderbyshire.org
 

Safe and Sound Appoint Fundraising Lead

Derby-based specialist child exploitation charity Safe and Sound has made a key appointment to enable future service expansion.

Tom Stanyard has been appointed Head of Fundraising at Safe and Sound which is the only local charity focused on transforming the lives of children and young people who are victims of or at risk of Child Sexual Exploitation, commonly referred to as CSE.

Mr Stanyard joins Safe and Sound from Rainbows Hospice in Loughborough where he was Corporate Partnership Fundraiser with previous experience in sales and business development.

Derby Property Summit Special

Over 350 senior-level delegates from the property sector attended this week's  Derby Property Summit to hear a line-up of national and international speakers and panellists discuss the challenge of reimagining towns and cities.

Opening the Summit John Forkin, Managing Director at Marketing Derby, said "The way communities use their high streets is changing and towns and cities need to work out how to continue to evolve. The purpose of place is to create a customer  - we have to change the mix to make our cities and towns attractive places in which to live, work and to visit."

Vibrant programme announced for this year’s Hannells Darley Park Concert

The much-loved Hannells Darley Park Concert, one of the UK’s biggest outdoor classical concerts, will be returning on Sunday 1 September to the stunning natural amphitheatre of Darley Park. This year’s event will be supported by Hannells, Derby Telegraph, Flint Bishop Solicitors, Homes 2 Opportunities, HUUB, Mobile Solutions, Mortgage Advice Bureau, Stratstone BMW Derby and WDS Limited.

Six Derby Parks recognised as among the UK’s very best green spaces

Six parks in Derby; Chaddesden, Darley, Sunnydale, Alvaston, Markeaton and Derby Arboretum, have all been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as among the very best in the world.

This international award, now in its third decade, is a sign to the public that the space boasts the highest possible environmental standards, is beautifully maintained and has excellent visitor facilities.

Reveal the Secrets of Derby’s Great Outdoors with the Love Exploring app

The Love Exploring app and Derby City Council announce the launch of a revolutionary new app that will change how people enjoy parks in Derby for years to come.

We know that parks are places of enjoyment, a space for kids to play, for runners to exercise and for people to escape the hustle bustle of city life, but how much do you really know about your local park?  How do you find out about a park’s history and ecology?  How do you discover the walking trails and find out what events are happening, and when?

New paintings by Marie Mills at gallerytop

Recent additions to the Small Painting Exhibition

We have two new paintings in the gallery by Marie Mills, recent arrivals to the Small Painting exhibition. These two are 70cm x 60cm and are vibrant images of summer. For more information click on the images.

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