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A year of wins for Baker Consultants - Creating a solid foundation for 2021 & Beyond

2020 and early 2021 has been typified by a year of chaos across the UK, impacting huge swathes of the economy and the way we lead our lives.

Although the impacts of Covid19 and the lockdowns have been far reaching for many businesses, at Baker Consultants we’ve had some great successes whilst our team has been working remotely at home and on fieldwork through the past year. As we’ve reached our twelve-year anniversary this month, we’ve taken some time to reflect on how far we’ve come.

New Mills Festival 2021 - Take Part!


Anyone can participate (subject to committee approval) but it is up to you to find and book your venue. Once you are sure of your venue, dates, event description, times and prices then you are ready to submit your event using our online submission form. It's simple and the festival is fun! 

Charity CEO Rolls Up Her Sleeves In Honour of Captain Tom

A Derbyshire charity chief executive has set herself a fundraising challenge to complete 100 jobs and good deeds as part of the campaign inspired by Captain Sir Tom Moore.

Tracy Harrison heads up Safe and Sound which supports children and young people who are victims of child exploitation including online grooming, sexual, drugs lines, modern slavery and radicalisation. The charity also supports the wider family and raises awareness amongst other professionals and the general public of the dangers facing young people in local communities.

DCG Students Launch Environmental Campaign

Three students at Derby College Group’s Broomfield Hall land-based and leisure college in Morley have launched a campaign to reduce pollution in the River Derwent.

The campaign is part of the ‘My World My Home’ annual environmental leadership programme for young people, which is supported by Friends of the Earth.