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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:

Healthwatch Derbyshire Supports GP Registration Drive

Patient health and social care watchdog Healthwatch Derbyshire is taking a lead role in ensuring that people across the county are registered with a local GP and do not miss their chance to receive the COVID-19 vaccination.

It is estimated that up to 5% of the population nationally are not currently registered with a GP for a variety of reasons.

Come & Work for us! We’re looking for a new Digital Marketer

Destination Digital Marketing in Bakewell are looking to fill a digital marketing role that would suit someone who has graduated within the last 3 years.  Destination Digital are a digital marketing agency with an office in Bakewell, Derbyshire that offers a range of digital marketing services such as SEO, AdWords, social media management, email marketing, web design and traffic analysis to a range of clients from different industries across the UK. 

Shine A Light Community Heroes Crowned

Heroes Portraits all credit Liv Auckland 2021

A young artist, volunteer motorbike riders, and food parcel co-ordinator are amongst eleven community members crowned Shine a Light Community Heroes by local arts charity First Art.  These heroes are the subject of a series of portraits and new film to honour them. The awards recognise the efforts and extra mile these people and organisations have gone for communities in Ashfield, Mansfield, Bolsover and North East Derbyshire during the Covid-19 pandemic.

We are seeking an inspirational, talented and technically trained dance teacher to join our friendly team!

Our fabulous Performing Arts School is in the centre of beautiful Bakewell and has been established for over 30 years. We have a reputation for our standards of training, performance work and inclusiveness.

We are seeking a part- time, Saturday morning teacher to work with our lower Grade level and pre School pupils, aged 3 to 10. This may develop to further to higher grades if desired.

Lockdown Entrepreneurs Spearhead Virtual Office Surge

Oberoi Business Hub in Derby’s Pride Park reports a steady surge in demand for virtual office support – particularly from start up businesses launched during this and previous national lockdowns.

Founder and managing director Kavita Oberoi explained that 90% of recent new enquiries had been from start up businesses who were keen to create the right first impression for their new ventures but did not yet require physical office space.

InDerby: Line up confirmed for Derby Folk Festival 2021

The full line-up has been confirmed for Derby Folk Festival, which takes place in the heart of the city centre from Fri 1 to Sun 3 Oct. 

Joining O’Hooley and Tidow, Kitty Macfarlane, Ninebarrow, India Electric Co. and Home Service are old friends and new faces alike. Concerts will take place throughout the weekend on the Mick Peat Stage in the Market Place, named in honour of the festival’s co-director who sadly died in January, and in Derby Cathedral on Sat 2 Oct.