Category: People

Safe and Sound Appoint Fundraising Lead

Derby-based specialist child exploitation charity Safe and Sound has made a key appointment to enable future service expansion.

Tom Stanyard has been appointed Head of Fundraising at Safe and Sound which is the only local charity focused on transforming the lives of children and young people who are victims of or at risk of Child Sexual Exploitation, commonly referred to as CSE.

Mr Stanyard joins Safe and Sound from Rainbows Hospice in Loughborough where he was Corporate Partnership Fundraiser with previous experience in sales and business development.

Derby Property Summit Special

Over 350 senior-level delegates from the property sector attended this week's  Derby Property Summit to hear a line-up of national and international speakers and panellists discuss the challenge of reimagining towns and cities.

Opening the Summit John Forkin, Managing Director at Marketing Derby, said "The way communities use their high streets is changing and towns and cities need to work out how to continue to evolve. The purpose of place is to create a customer  - we have to change the mix to make our cities and towns attractive places in which to live, work and to visit."

New paintings by Marie Mills at gallerytop

Recent additions to the Small Painting Exhibition

We have two new paintings in the gallery by Marie Mills, recent arrivals to the Small Painting exhibition. These two are 70cm x 60cm and are vibrant images of summer. For more information click on the images.

New paintings by Richard Barrett at gallerytop

Derbyshire landscape in the Small Painting Exhibition ...

                                                              

New paintings by Richard Barrett have just arrived in the gallery, contributing to the wealth of work in the Small Painting Exhibition. There are six new works - click on the images for details.

Haddon Hall Care Home residents celebrate Fringe40!

Haddon Hall Care Home residents created a spectacular Fringe40 window display as part of a recent open day there.

Fringe Community Links officer Linda Rolland (pictured with residents) and Marketing Officer Stephanie Billen led the participants in a hands-on art workshop involving collage and painting. Earlier in the day residents were also treated to a display of art from the Buxton Art Trail with talks from some of the artists taking part.

New chef appointed at Croots Farm Shop in Derbyshire

A new chef has been appointed at popular Derbyshire farm shop Croots.

Kelvin Guest, who as head chef has worked at establishments that have been listed in The Good Food Guide and the Michelin Guide, has recently joined the team at the farm shop in Wirksworth Road, near Duffield.

Using some of the best local ingredients and produce, Kelvin hopes to boost the culinary reputation of the award-winning farm shop.

Exciting Producer opportunity at Hubbub

We’re looking to recruit a producer to support our next Arts Council funded project The Drum. We would like to work with an ambitious producer who will bring their own strategic ideas to Hubbub with the hope that we can grow the position into a senior role within the company. Hubbub is at a very exciting point of development, thanks to Elevate funding which has had a hugely positive impact on the company.

Derby College Rag Week Total Announced

Students and staff at Derby College Group’s Joseph Wright Centre post-16 Academic and Arts college have raised £1,122 for three charities at their annual RAG week.

A wide range of competitions and activities were organised by students using entrepreneurship skills throughout the week including an animal cuddle station, crystal maze challenge and fairground games.

Curiousa & Curiousa SUMMER SALE - from 40% Discount

All July our most recent stock of ex-display firsts, seconds and samples are now available to buy in our sale - including Classic Pendants, Chandeliers and more.

LINK HERE TO OUR SALES LIST

It's often helpful to see the lights in the flesh so, if you are in the area, you are welcome to come and browse the pendants in our Derbyshire showroom. Just call ahead to let us know when you would like to pop by.

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