Category: People

Artist gifts artwork to Derbyshire counselling service

Derbyshire artist Kelly Herrick is hoping her artwork will provide inspiration to those with mental health conditions across the county.

The contemporary landscape artist, based in Ripley, has gifted an original painting Harbour View to Derbyshire counselling provider Derwent Rural Counselling Service (DRCS).

The 1m x 1m painting of Staithes in North Yorkshire will be hung in the charity’s waiting rooms and the artist hopes it will fuel positive and optimistic thoughts for those benefiting from DRCS’ services.

Tree planting company branching out to help Derbyshire children’s charity

A tree growing enterprise dedicated to cutting carbon emissions has branched out into supporting a much-loved children’s holiday charity too.

Co-Treetment, a not-for-profit organisation founded in 2019 to help companies and individuals offset their CO2 by planting trees, has launched a new scheme to benefit the Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre.

Global science company with Derbyshire HQ recruiting engineers


A global company with a UK headquarters set in glorious Derbyshire countryside is actively recruiting for more engineers and technicians.


Lubrizol, whose technology is in products used by half the world’s consumers, wants to employ more people to work in its mechanical testing department based in Hazelwood, near Belper.


The company plans to welcome potential employees to a recruitment event where there will be the opportunity to visit its state-of-the-art site.


World Suicide Prevention Day

Saturday 10 September is World Suicide Prevention Day – an annual event which aims to start open, frank conversations around suicide and what we can all do to help prevent it.

Sinfonia Viva are expanding our much-loved, weekly Sing Viva choir to Chesterfield!


Sinfonia Viva are expanding our much-loved, weekly Sing Viva choir to Chesterfield!

We are welcoming new members from Chesterfield and the surrounding areas to meet us at the All Saints Church Centre in Wingerworth, a private space with beautiful acoustics in a leafy, quiet area, away from the day-to-day.

Our relaxed group singing sessions are led by our charismatic and all-round lovely choir leader, Pete Lack.

Memories To Memoir - An Introduction To Life Writing

If you are looking for creative writing courses in Derbyshire, then look no further, Derbyshire Writing School is here to help!

Buxton based Laura Stroud has launched Derbyshire Writing School this autumn to help future authors tell their story. With exciting creative writing courses, writing retreats and even writing coaching, Derbyshire writing school offer lots of opportunities for you to start writing as a new hobby or finally write that book you’ve been dreaming about.


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