Category: People

City Council urges businesses to claim funds

Bondholder Derby City Council is urging the city’s businesses to check if they have submitted a claim from the £47 million financial support and relief Covid-19 pandemic package.

Around 3,900 businesses are eligible to receive grants of either £10,000 or £25,000 yet to date, 1,000 companies have failed to submit.

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.

25 years in harmony for Hayfield Singers

Hayfield Singers will celebrate their 25th anniversary with a performance of Handel’s ‘Messiah’,  the greatest piece of choral music in the English language, according to the choir’s musical director Simon Mercer.

The performance will take place at St Matthews Church, Hayfield on Sunday 29th April at 7.30pm.

FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE'S 200th BIRTHDAY

ONLINE THEATRE TO CELEBRATE WITH A NEW PLAY “FLORENCE : SCENES FROM A LIFE”

On 12th May 2020, the world should be celebrating Florence Nightingale's 200th birthday. The coronavirus crisis has resulted in events being cancelled but the team behind a new play are determined to give people the opportunity to celebrate one of the most remarkable people in history.

Four artists' films about work. Made with workers.

Dryden Goodwin | Jenny Holt
Esther Johnson | Adam Lewis-Jacob

We are pleased to announce that we're launching WORK - four new artists’ films that explore contemporary working lives in the middle of England - online on International Workers’ Day, 1 May 2020. 

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