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The people of Derbyshire are responsible for giving the county its unique character. From the local dialect through to the people making wonderful things inspired by this beautiful county, we have much to be thankful for in our talented residents.

Here we introduce you to the poets, writers and artists, the talented engineers, business people and craftsmen.

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Derby Swap Shop – the retro-swapping child of 3 local businesses has reached the Midlands Finals of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards, alongside 70 other applications.  Swap Shop is one of 4 shortlisted companies up for the Midlands “Entrepreneur for Good” category.

Founded in 2013,...

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Latest People News

Radio Drama Writing Opportunity for 16-25-year-olds

I've just launched a writing development programme for UK-based 16-25-year-olds in partnership with RADA and the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Six 16-25-year-olds will be selected to develop 10-minute audio plays...

Rescued Cheetah Cub named in Pollyanna’s memory

In remembrance of what would have been the much loved late Matlock wildlife artist Pollyanna Pickering’s 78th birthday, the Born Free Foundation are honouring her by naming a rescued cheetah...

Local group says “keep making new friends”

Despite ongoing social restrictions, local friendly society Derbyshire Peak Oddfellows has revealed big plans for its annual Friendship Month celebrations.   

The group, based at Saltergate, Chesterfield, is a non-profit...

New Buxton Festival Dates for 2021

Buxton International Festival is pleased to announce the opera and musical theatre programme for the 2021 Festival. The dates for 2021 have now been confirmed as:

Thursday 8th July...