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Derby College Students Design Seasonal Video Game

Games Development students at Derby College have designed a high quality video game as part of a project to give them real-life industry experience.

The students are based at the Joseph Wright Centre – the post-16 Academic and Arts college – and designed ‘Drive By Santa’ in just seven weeks.

Television Lifetime Achievement Award for Pollyanna Pickering

The late wildlife artist Pollyanna Pickering has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award by Create and Craft TV.

The award recognises her excellence in wildlife art and her passion for conservation as well as the contribution she made to the channel during six years of regular guest appearances.

Celebrate the beauty of leaves

Our first solo exhibition by Mark Langley, 'In the Shade of Leaf', is a new collection of landscape paintings that take Mark's work forward in an exciting new direction. The collection demonstrates a variety of experimental styles of working in paint. The exhibition focusses on depicting native trees in local settings, and experiments with lighting, from soft summer evening sun to the contrast of sunshine and shadow.  
 

Croots Farm Shop wins national accolade for Ecclesbourne Sausage

A sausage designed by Derbyshire farm shop Croots in conjunction with students at a local school has been highly commended in a national magazine award.

The Croots Ecclesbourne Sausage was created by butchers at Croots Farm Shop in Duffield and students at Ecclesbourne School as part of their food tech studies.

Now it has been highly commended in the Great British Food Awards 2018 run by national magazine Great British Food.

Timms Solicitors Marketing Investment Rewarded

Leading law firm Timms Solicitors have been highly commended in a national award scheme for the quality of their marketing, social media and website.

Timms, which has offices in Derby’s Cathedral Quarter, Burton, Ashby and Swadlincote, and has been established for more than 125 years, were shortlisted for the LFS (Law Firm Services) Conveyancing Awards – regarded as the most prestigious in the profession.

Croots Farm Shop in Derbyshire in the spotlight for Farm Shop & Deli Awards

Popular Derbyshire farm shop Croots has been put forward for the title of Farm Shop Large Retailer of the Year in the Farm Shop & Deli Awards 2019 – and is asking customers and local people for support.

Croots, which is based just outside Duffield on Wirksworth Road, is celebrating ten years of being in business and has won numerous accolades and awards during that time.

Royal Approval For Innovative Derby Company

Water conservation and washroom services specialists HSG has been formally presented with The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation by HM Lord-Lieutenant of Derbyshire Mr William Tucker.

The Lord-Lieutenant and Mrs Tucker joined civic dignitaries including The High Sheriff of Derbyshire Mrs Lucy Palmer, the Mayor of Derby Cllr Mike Carr and the Chairman of Derbyshire County Council Cllr George Wharmby for the presentation at HSG’s offices in Derby’s Pride Park.

HUUB Backs World-Beating Cycle Team

Leading triathlon kit designers HUUB have announced backing for an innovative Derby-based track cycling team which are currently among the fastest in the world.

Team HUUB is a group of cycling enthusiasts who share a passion for the engineering and science behind elite performance sport.

They started 18 months ago by pooling their money and continued their jobs or university studies to compete at national and international competitions where they were soon taking on the world’s top team and individual pursuit riders.

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