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Shire Horse Open Day held at Croots Farm Shop

Gentle giants of the horse world will be shown in all their glory at a Shire Horse Open Day in Derbyshire next month.

The Derbyshire Shire Horse Association Show will be held at Farnah House Farm, Wirksworth Road, near Duffield – the home of Croots Farm Shop.

New Changing Places facility for McArthur Glen

With the holiday season approaching many of us will be thinking about what to do over the long Summer break. People who need changing facilities when they are out, their families, friends and carers, have the added difficulty of being limited by the provision of a suitable place to change.

Derby College teams up with Cricket Derbyshire to highlight sporting career opportunities

Derby College and Derbyshire County Cricket Club are holding an open day on Friday July 15 at the Derbyshire County Ground to outline the opportunities available to young people in professional sports.

Young people interested in the Academy will receive free tickets for the Derbyshire Falcons match against Sri Lanka A, starting at 2pm and then attend an open day at the County Ground between 6.30pm and 8pm to find out more about the Academy.

Children’s craft activities at Croots Farm Shop in Derbyshire

Popular craft activities for children will be run at Croots Farm Shop in Derbyshire during August.

The fun sessions will be held from 10am to 4pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1st to 31st August as part of the store’s programme of events. The perfect way to help keep kids entertained during the summer holidays, the sessions are themed around the farm and countryside and include creating farm animal pompoms, bee and butterfly weaving, and making corn kernel mosaics.

St Peters Quarter Businesses Join Tidy Up Event

Representatives from businesses in Derby’s St Peters Quarter Business Improvement District (BID) joined together recently for the last early morning Tidy Up event before the results for the proposed renewal of the BID are announced.

Businesses across St Peters Quarter, which is the core retail area between the Cathedral Quarter and Intu Derby shopping centre, are currently voting on a revised business plan with the results due to be announced on Friday July 22.

Archbishop of Canterbury Praises Derby College and Employers’ Partnership

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has praised the partnership working between Derby College and regional employers to better prepare young people for the world of work.

The Archbishop visited Derby College’s Roundhouse campus as part of a three-day tour of the city and county, accompanied by the Bishop of Derby Alastair Redfern. He met a wide range of businesses and students who are part of a pioneering Employer Academy programme which is designed to bridge the gap between education and the workplace.

HUUB Gears Up For Park Bikeworks Move

Secure cycle parking and a new shop featuring top international cycling brands is still available in the refurbished Park Bikeworks in Derby’s Cathedral Quarter, following the move there by Derby-based triathlon wetsuit, clothing and accessories specialists HUUB Design. Under HUUB Design’s leasehold agreement with Derby City Council, bike parking at the premises in Full Street will continue to be available for the public under the management of a new company Park Bikeworks Ltd.

Show Garden Clinches Gold Medal

Horticulture staff and students at Derby College have won a coveted gold medal at BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2016 at the NEC for their unique plant border created to raise awareness of multiple sclerosis.

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