We have lots of things in the pipeline for the celebrations. We will be keeping you informed, but for now, here are a couple of ways in which you can get involved.
Derby is among the UK cities which are expected to emerge stronger from the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new report.
The latest PwC-Demos Good Growth for Cities report claims that the UK cities and towns hardest hit by the economic impact of Covid are likely to make the fastest recovery.
Live and Local are looking to pair artists from the Midlands with local communities to create a bespoke performances or artworks.
This is a series of micro-comissions as part of their LivingRoom project. They invite proposals which meet the brief from professional artists and companies from a range of different artforms.
- developing its unique programme Dance Interaction to deliver the work (online at present) through the Social Prescribing network to offer one to one creative and interactive dance sessions for people who are experiencing mental or physical health issues. We aim to reach out to people in their own homes who are feeling isolated, anxious or depressed to offer connection and communication through movement.
Company Manager (Maternity Cover)
£30,507-£32,029 commensurate with experience (0.6FTE / 21 hours per week)
The new website including some current online dance projects; please get in touch with Debi if you want any more information on the Dance Interaction programme.
IT students at Derby College Group’s Joseph Wright Centre are working with a local marketing agency to develop the broader skills they will need in their future careers.
They are working virtually alongside the team at Koobr who are based in Friar Gate and specialise in branding, graphic design, website and digital marketing services for a wide range of local, regional and national clients.
Rolls-Royce has successfully completed the first engine run on its new state-of-the-art testbed in Derby.
Called Testbed 80, the £90 million facility at the engineering giant’s civil aerospace site, in Sinfin, has been dubbed the largest and smartest indoor aerospace testbed in the world.
With an internal area of 7,500 square metres, the testbed is larger than a football pitch.
Safe and Sound, the specialist charity which supports children and young people across Derbyshire who are victims of or at risk of child exploitation, has appointed Lucy Orme as fundraising and marketing officer.
Lucy joins the charity from the University of Derby where she was business development manager and she was previously corporate sales and events officer at QUAD.
Family-owned Wathall’s, Derby’s longest established independent funeral directors, have expanded their unique Dandelions Bereavement Support programme to help more local people come to terms with losing a loved one.
The new bereavement counselling service is run by Wathall’s experienced grief support team members Fay Bloor and Sarah Legg who are both qualified Psychotherapeutic Counsellors and accredited members of the National Counselling Society.