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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:

Motion Vehicles Gear Up To Support For Safe and Sound

Vehicle leasing specialists Motion Vehicles have joined forces with specialist child exploitation charity Safe and Sound to support its work across Derbyshire.

Motion Vehicles, based in Hilton, has pledged support for the charity in a number of ways including donating vehicles at the end of their life through the national ‘Giveacar’ scheme; working with partners and members of the public locally who want to do the same; as well as donating to the charity in return for referrals to them for vehicle leasing agreements.

Marketing Derby COVID-19 statement

Here at Marketing Derby, as with all SMEs, we are doing our best to navigate the unprecedented challenges posed by Covid-19.

We will continue to operate over the coming weeks and months but there will be some fundamental changes to our activity.

We are following advice on reducing contact and social distancing whenever possible in order to protect our team, business colleagues, Bondholders and the wider community.

A Window into the Amazing

Marketing Derby has launched a new magazine to showcase the creativity and success of business in Derby and Derbyshire.

Innovate brings together stories aimed at three key markets, Bondholders, businesses and investors.

New brand following Pattonair merger

A new brand identity has been revealed by the recently merged Wesco Aircraft and Bondholder Pattonair - the new company will be called Incora™.

The new company is one of the world’s leading providers of comprehensive supply chain management services to the aerospace, defence and other industries.

We're bringing our music into your living room with 'A Little Live Music'

Following the unfortunate cancellation of our concert ‘A Little Night Music’ that was due to take place this week at Derby Cathedral, Sinfonia Viva is launching ‘A Little Live Music’ coming to Facebook this Wednesday. 

Featuring members of our orchestra, these will be short personal performances from that will be premiered on Facebook every Wednesday at 8pm.

Derby Live Important event information during COVID-19

In response to the Government’s latest guidance concerning the COVID-19 virus, and in the best interests of our visitors and staff, Derby LIVE regret to announce that our events programme will not be going ahead for at least the next 12 weeks.

We are working with event organisers to postpone as many as possible, and to reschedule new dates as soon as we can. Here is a list of everything affected. We will update this list when new information becomes available.

City centre events:

Dronfield Barn Shop Now Closing

Following the advice from yesterday evening, we have decided to close our shop at the Barn. We will be open today (Tuesday 24th March) 10 to 2 for people to collect their orders, and if anyone would like any of our fresh stock we will be selling it off between those times.

We will continue to be available for deliveries Monday to Friday, with fresh stock and will adapt this for NHS and essential workers. We will post updated order forms with more items available including fresh meat, pies, eggs, bacon, cheese, milk,etc.

Derby Museums are closing for a while...

In response to the government’s latest advice regarding the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, we have taken the decision today to close all of our museum sites to the public with effect from Wednesday 18 March 2020, until it is safe for us to re-open. This closure applies to all of our sites at the Museum & Art Gallery, Pickford's House and the Silk Mill.