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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.


Peak District pottery and food festival honours founder as rare craftsman

POTTERS from Derbyshire and across the country will gather in the Peak District for a two day celebration of pots and food and to honour festival founder and renowned ceramicist Geoff Fuller.

Geoff, who passed away earlier this year, and his wife Pat, started the Wardlow Mires Pottery and Food Festival back in 2012 and from humble beginnings the popular event now attracts more than 70 established and up-coming pottery makers and local food purveyors.

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.

Leisure Hub Plans for West Park

Exciting plans for a Leisure Hub at West Park in Long Eaton will benefit residents and provide employment opportunities.

The project forms part of the Long Eaton Town Deal which will see up to £25 million of Government funding invested into the town, with a total of seven projects under consideration.

Events Programme Inspired By Stunning Artwork At Derby Cathedral

Derby Cathedral and its key partners have organised a wide range of events from mindfulness, music and Flowga to discussions, poetry and creative writing which are all inspired by the ‘Gaia’ artwork that will land in Derby as part of its world tour.

Created by renowned UK artist Luke Jerram, ‘Gaia’ measures seven metres in diameter and is created from 120dpi detailed NASA imagery of the Earth’s surface.

Annual Festival Shines A Light On Diversity, Independence and Unity

The Derby Season of Light (DSOL) family festival will return this Autumn with a packed programme of activities and performances to celebrate the city and county’s diversity and creativity.

The programme between September and December will coincide with the festivals of Diwali, Bonfire Night, Hanukkah, Christmas and the preparations for Chinese New Year which all share the common theme of light. This year, the festival will also mark the 75th anniversary of India’s independence.


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