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Bids invited for UK Community Renewal Fund

Organisations in Derbyshire are being invited to bid for funding to deliver projects that will get people back into work and boost the local economy.

We have been identified by government as the lead authority in the county to deliver the new national Community Renewal Fund which has been set up to support people and communities most in need, tackle disadvantage and break down the barriers to employment and better skills.

Cathedral Quarter BID Achieves Quality Kitemark

Derby Cathedral Quarter Business Improvement District (BID) has become one of the first in the UK to be awarded a BID industry kitemark for the quality of its work.

The Cathedral Quarter BID, which was first established in 2008, is one of more than 300 business-led partnerships operating in the UK.

Its governance and quality have been scrutinised against 11 new standards which have been developed by The BID Foundation alongside governments and BIDs to encourage transparency and responsible governance in the sector.

Belper library to play host to Poet Laureate’s national tour

Poet Laureate Simon Armitage is to visit our newest library as part of his national A to Z Libraries Tour.

The idea of the tour is to work through the alphabet and visit libraries representing each letter. At these venues he will give readings from his work and be joined by local poets.

Libraries in areas beginning with A and B were encouraged to invite Simon to visit on his tour and our invitation was accepted for Belper to represent a place beginning with B.

Artcore: April Gallery Upcoming

  • Cabin Fever – Residency Launch

Artcore is hosting a residency programme Cabin Fever - a series of residences which invites artists to make new work within a cabin located on Osnabruck Square. Our first two artists in residence are Dan Webber and Nicki Dennett.

Arts and Health Newsletter - April 2021

This month we have a huge range of exciting events and opportunities to share, and with spring just around the corner, lockdowns slowly easing and daylight savings bringing up brighter days, it really does feel like the world is opening up with opportunity. 

Take a look below at some of the brilliant stuff happening in April..

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Live & Local | Job Opportunities

Live & Local have two job opportunities; Community Engagement Officer and Audience Engagement Officer. Live & Local is seeking a Community Engagement Officer to begin in June 2021.

Community Engagement Officer
£24,556 pro rata (Annualised hours 1,274 per year (0.7FTE))

The Old Lock Up Gallery: Gallery News

We wanted to create a short newsletter for you all with some latest news and a brief update. All being well the gallery will re-open on 24th April with a group show - From the Land.

We will be in touch near to this with further info once re-opening is confirmed.

                   

One Week To Go! Dronfield Hall Barn Re-Opens From Monday 12th April

After many months of restrictions and lockdowns, we can't wait to start welcoming you back to the Barn from next Monday.

Outdoor hospitality venues are permitted to re-open from Monday 12th April, and in preparation for this, we are delighted to announce that we are now taking bookings for our outdoor courtyard space, where you will be seated under gazebos. Indoor seating will become available again at a later date, subject to official confirmation from the government. 

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