Our councillors have been given extra funding so they can help local groups in their area.
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Derby College Group (DCG) is forging ahead with adapting work spaces for the first students who will join the new T Level programmes this September.
Various facilities are being upgraded in line with the T Level focus on work experience under DCG’s £1.2 million capital programme which has been part-funded by the Skills Funding Agency.
Construction students at Derby College Group (DCG) in Derby and Ilkeston now have the opportunity to gain industry-accredited training to boost their chances of securing a job in the industry.
Howarth Timber and Building Supplies, which has been established since 1840 and is the UK’s largest privately-owned timber company with 33 branches across the UK, has joined forces with DCG to set up an Employer Academy
Derby College Group (DCG) is launching a new higher education study programme in partnership with The Open University which is designed to better prepare creative practitioners for the world of work.
The Foundation Degree in Creative Practice will start in September 2020 based at DCG’s Joseph Wright Centre in the Cathedral Quarter.
Derby Book Festival is challenging children and adults to write a story in up to fifty words on the subject of ‘Home’ for its 2020 Flash Fiction Writing Competition launched today (24 April). The winning stories will be printed on a set of bookmarks this summer and will be distributed across Derby and Derbyshire to promote Derby Book Festival.
Although the office is closed, a few staff are still working on much reduced hours to keep the Festival alive and we have been overwhelmed by your support during this challenging time. Thank you to everyone who is so generously supporting our efforts to bring back the Festival in 2021. Your kind words and donations have lifted our spirits immensely.
If you would like some help with your writing for adults bestselling author Sophie Draper is available for some one-to-one sessions on 13th June online or by telephone.
The Growth Team at Amber Valley Borough Council are working in partnership with agencies such as the D2N2 Growth Hub and the East Midlands Chamber to support businesses through the Coronavirus pandemic.
The government has acted in response to Covid-19 to help stop the spread, which means many businesses across the country have been affected.
Two of Derby Active’s Health and Wellbeing Advisors are taking on a 12 hour static bike challenge to raise money for NHS Charities Together, Treetops Hospice and the Macmillan Unit at Royal Derby Hospital.
We are gradually moving over to online teaching from your own home. We are using Zoom to deliver our sessions remotely to you during these tricky times.
We are currently offering the following 1 hour long sessions all bookable individually online: