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Construction Competition Success

Derby College Group (DCG) apprentice Jack Ellis (pictured left) has clinched a silver medal in the national finals of the Guild of Bricklayers skills competition held in Liverpool.

Jack Ellis (18) from Brailsford, who works for Neil Building and Joinery Services, qualified for the prestigious competition after winning the regional senior competition held recently at Grantham College.

DCG Chosen as SEND Centre for Excellence

Derby College Group (DCG) has been chosen as one of three Centres for Excellence in Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) under a new national programme.

DCG will work alongside The Education and Training Foundation (ETF), City College Norwich and Weston College on the Department for Education (DfE) funded programme.

A new show about women in music.

A tale of growing up, finding a voice, and listening to Joni Mitchell records.

Heading to Buxton Fringe this summer.


By Genevieve Carver & The Unsung

Theatre | Spoken Word | Music

Winners for Excellence in Spoken Word, Buxton Fringe 2017




Adventure seekers can experience the great outdoors at the annual Adventure Fest held at Pleasley Vale Outdoor Activity Centre – and it’s all free!

Mountain biking, climbing, laser quest, KMXing, kayaking, canoeing, orienteering and a whole host of countryside activities will be on offer as Bolsover District Council stage their annual Adventure Fest on Sunday 14 July 2019.

The Council’s Extreme Wheels Roadshow will also be there hosting activities such as BMX biking, skateboarding, BMX sidehacks and slacklining.

Peak District Artisans’ Art & Design Fair

Buxton’s Great Dome Art and Design Fair is returning to the Devonshire Dome this summer, with a new visitor engagement opportunity.

Peak District Artisans’ (PDA) annual event showcases a wide range of affordable, original art by local artists, providing insight into the region’s creative talent.

Witty Drama Returns To Buxton Fringe After World Cup Clash

A witty drama about falling in love and falling apart returns to Buxton Fringe one year on from their World Cup clash.

“We took “Between Us” to Buxton Fringe in 2018, and two of the three performances coincided with the World Cup semi-finals!” said Sheffield actress Rachel E. Thorn. “The whole country was gripped by football fever.”


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