Category: Events

Inspired Business Podcast from University of Derby

Inspired Business is the business podcast series from the University of Derby. Bringing you engaging and inspiring stories from across the business landscape in Derby, Derbyshire and beyond. Across the series, topics such as leadership, the environment, big data, performance sport and more will be covered. We find out what it's like to start up a business, to grow a business - and what it's like to start again.

Read more and download here.

FSB Marketing and Communications support

Friday 15 May, 11.30am - 12.30pm Online

This event will feature three FSB Award Winners who will give you the know how to make a success of promoting your business externally.

Shamshad Walker from Shamshad Walker Marketing will talk about how to make the most of marketing your business with Debbie Porter of Gravity Digital giving some top tips on using social media and Rachel Hayward of Ask the Chameleon explaining how you can secure success through bid writing and award entries.

Derby Children’s Picture Book Award 2020 announced

The winner of the second Derby Children’s Picture Book Award is announced today (1 May) by the organisers of Derby Book Festival.  The winning book, from a shortlist of four, is Brian the Brave by Paul Stewart and Jane Porter, published by Otter-Barry.  The Award, sponsored by local businesswoman Deborah Fern, aims to celebrate picture books that children can relate to and in which the diversity and challenges of modern life are represented. 

HSG Helps Businesses Prepare To Re-Open

Derby-based washroom hygiene services and water conservation specialists HSG have launched a new initiative to help businesses prepare for a smooth return to trading once lockdown restrictions start to be eased.

HSG’s Hygiene Audit - a health and wellbeing assessment for businesses - aims to give business owners peace of mind that they are doing everything they can to ensure the safety of their customers and staff moving forwards.

Cancellation of Indietracks 2020

We’re very sad to announce that we have decided to cancel this year’s Indietracks festival due to the coronavirus outbreak.

We are so grateful to everyone who booked tickets, and to all the amazing artists, volunteers, staff and stage crew, and everyone else who has worked on putting the festival together this year. Thank you so much for your support and we’re sorry that we’re unable to go ahead this year. While it is a hard decision to take, the current circumstances have meant that it was the only option to ensure that we could keep everybody safe.

Free training help for those unemployed or furloughed

Yesterday saw the launch of The Skills Toolkit, which is the government’s response to enable people who are unemployed or furloughed to develop their workplace and digital skills.

The website groups training in to ‘beginner’, ‘intermediate; and ‘advanced’ courses and takes the learner to the relevant training provider offering this. All training courses are FREE.

Tideswell Theatre Watch All The Lonely People


All The Lonely People now available to view online! Written by Sue Hawkins and directed by Gerard Rogers, this comedy was performed in 2017 and starred Claire McKenzie, Tim Dudley, Simon White, Sue Hawkins, Suzanne Elvidge, Kathryn Black and Pete Hawkins. With music by The Reel Deal (Jane and Bob Diehl and Robin Bower). Script copyright Sue Hawkins. Contact Tideswell Community Players for more information. 

Uploaded in the 90th year of TCP performances.


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