Category: People

Derby College Chosen For Targeted Careers Training

Derby College has been chosen as one of 12 further education providers in the UK to be part of an innovative careers advice and guidance programme.

Two Derby College Services for Students team members will be specially trained under the Association of College’s targeted programme which is backed by Government funding through the national Careers & Education Company (CEC).

Timms Solicitors Conference Supports Local Charity

Leading law firm Timms Solicitors have presented a £1,000 cheque to Derby Child Contact Centre following its annual Care conference for fellow professionals.

Timms is recognised as a leading Family Law firm with a Care team working across its offices in Derby, Burton-upon-Trent, Swadlincote and Ashby.

The firm organised its fourth annual conference recently in Derby which was attended by more than 90 delegates from across the East Midlands.

Wathall’s Expands With New Appointments

Wathall’s, Derby’s long-established funeral directors, has expanded its team with four new appointments.

Greg Martin, Faye Evans and Anita Fenton have joined the company as Funeral Arrangers – working across the four offices in Derby city centre, Borrowash, Alvaston and Ashbourne. Kaylee Dicken has also joined as a purchase ledger clerk to boost the administrative support across the company.

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.

Coffee Morning Total

Students at Derby College’s Technical Skills College in Ilkeston have raised nearly £130 for MacMillan Cancer after taking part in their charity’s World Biggest Coffee Morning.

Students and staff on the Pathway to Working Life programme made 


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