Time capsules, colouring books, puppets, isolation selfie-frames and a thank you letter to key workers are just some of the things winding their way to homes in Ashfield, Mansfield, Bolsover and North East Derbyshire as part of the jam-packed Everybody’s Home Kits being sent out from today.
A scrapbook showing how Florence Nightingale became a cultural phenomenon is going on display online in time for the 200th anniversary of the birth of the pioneer of modern nursing.
The Derbyshire-born nurse's work during the Crimean War revolutionised hospital sanitisation, and she led the way in collecting and displaying data to show the impact of care. Her influence can still be felt today, especially as the world tackles Covid-19.
We are marking the bicentenary of the birth of Florence Nightingale by honouring nurses and care workers as they continue to work under difficult circumstances to care for people during the coronavirus outbreak.
As part of the European Regional Development Fund project Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire has two great webinars for you to book onto next week.
On Tuesday 12 May at 2.30pm join Jo Dilley, Managing Director or Lindsay Rae for the Covid-19 Visitor Economy Recovery Planning Webinar.
The full recovery of the sector will take time, but in preparation of a potential phased reopening we have been asked by government to consider the following three questions:
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.
You can access a range of free webinars through the Digital Growth Programme, part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund. Topics include website planning, ecommerce, social media, automation and remote working. See the latest webinar schedule here.
Thursday 21 May, 8.15am - 9.30am Online
Join University of Nottingham Ingenuity team as their panel of experts share insights into supporting your staff and preparing your business for the post-COVID19 return to work. All are welcome so book online.
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.
University of Derby values their business contacts and are now offering free access to their online CPD courses, which are accredited by the CPD Standards Office, which means they conform to CPD best practice and are appropriate for inclusion in a formal CPD record.
The chief executive and a young ambassador of Derby-based charity Safe and Sound have both gained national recognition for their work to tackle and raise awareness of child exploitation.
Charity leader Tracy Harrison and child sexual exploitation survivor Louise Murphy-Fairclough (18) were both nominated for the NWG Exploitation Response Unit’s Unsung Hero Awards 2020 alongside representatives of organisations, local authorities and police forces across the UK.