Category: People

Promotions Secured Through Timms Solicitors’ Pathway

Two solicitors at Timms have been promoted to Associates having completed the firm’s innovative Pathway Programme – designed to support staff in their career development plans.

Personal Injury solicitor Natasha Layton and Family Law senior solicitor Dee Khunkhuna have both successfully completed the ten-month Pathway to Associate programme.

This has been specially-designed by Timms to help progress individuals into more senior and management roles.

Writers' Newsletter - Alex Davis

This week's news is all about Writing events with Alex Davis

Tuesday 8th December, 6:30pm-8:00pm: FUNDAMENTALS OF SCRIPTWRITING

Online Workshop via Google Meet Pay What You Like Session

In this session, we’ll be exploring some of the most important elements of scriptwriting for those new to or wanting to find out more about the form. With a look at formatting your work, the balance of actions vs dialogue, ‘stage directions’ and much more, this session will give you a broad overview of the form for you to build upon and try with your own work!

Bookings open for new year adult education courses

Residents can now sign-up to learn something new in the new year with our adult education service.

Courses for the new spring term start in January 2021 with a mixture of online, COVID-secure face-to-face and blended (mixture of both) courses.

Arts charity’s poetry film sends a message of hope

An arts charity we fund has commissioned a community poetry film for the county on the theme of hope.

Award-winning poet Helen Mort has been commissioned by Arts Derbyshire and the council’s Derbyshire Arts Service to produce the film.

'Ticket to Hope' can be seen on Arts Derbyshire’s social media channels. Members of the public were invited to submit words, poetry and images to inspire the poem and 75 people responded to the call.

Derby businesses urged to seek support as Tier 3 beckons

Hospitality businesses impacted by the decision to place the city under Covid alert level ‘Very High’ are being urged to seek support, says Derby City Council.

Last week, it was revealed that the Government had decided to put Derby and Derbyshire under Tier 3 restrictions as from tomorrow, following national lockdown restrictions coming to an end. Areas placed under Tier 3 (the highest COVID alert level) are those with significant transmission within the community.

Derby BIDS Support Calls For Greater Business Support

Derby’s Cathedral Quarter and St Peters Quarter Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) have joined a national campaign calling for greater measures to support high street businesses.

The national #RaiseTheBar campaign, which has been backed by industry representation bodies and BIDs across the UK, has widened its appeal to the Government to save the high street with further assistance.

Professor Brian Cox returns to Derby Arena for 2021

Derby LIVE is excited to announce that Professor Brian Cox is returning to Derby Arena on Thursday 28 October 2021 at 7.30pm with his dazzling new cinematic journey, Horizons. Having set two Guinness World Records with his previous sell-out tour, this brand new show is not to be missed!

Viva La Diva lands in the Peak District!

A giant blue head, elaborate costumes and a 3 foot replica of the planet Jupiter were an unusual delivery for Peak District quarry firm Longcliffe! The shipment arrived all the way from Austria and was met at the company’s Brassington site by crew from Buxton Opera House and Buxton International Festival on Thursday (12/11/2020). The items are part of an impressive set that will be used for the forthcoming opera Viva La Diva, which Saltzburg State Theatre has produced in association with Buxton International Festival.

Tideswell Community Players AGM

A chance to find out about the last financial year (when we could actually do something!) and also to think about how to plan for the coming year.

If you'd like to have more information about the meeting, or would like to get involved with the group in any way, please make contact. Tideswell Theatre are keen for new people to join.

Please share this with any friends who might be interested!


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