A group of local people have qualified as swimming teachers after attending an Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) approved course held at Lonsdale Pool in Mickleover. Seven completed level one qualifications and seven more achieved level two qualifications – enabling them to progress their teaching careers at pools around the local area.
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As a fellow member of the Cloud Appreciation Society I simply had to feature this poem, undulatus asperitas by Katharine Towers, I love it.- Ali
Regional dance house Déda in Derby’s Cathedral Quarter has expanded its Associate Artist Programme to reflect the organisation’s national role in creating a fusion between dance, contemporary circus and outdoor performance.
Tickets are now available online for the Cathedral Quarter 3aaa ice rink which is set to open on Thursday December 1 in Derby’s Market Place.
A former Construction apprentice at Derby College will take part in a national skills competition this month with his sights set on qualifying for the UK team.
Derby College has teamed up with risual – Microsoft’s leading UK partner – to launch a new IT apprenticeship qualification designed to address a growing shortage of digital skills in the workplace.
Derby College Equine student Phoebe Kent is gearing up to climb aboard a saddle of a different kind and swap horse riding for The One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge to raise money for BBC Children in Need.
Phoebe (18) from Belper is on the Level three Extended Diploma in Horse Management at Derby College’s Broomfield Hall campus in Morley. She was selected for the challenge following her involvement with Treetops Hospice Trust, a project part funded by BBC Children in Need.
An Associate Director at Derby architectural firm Morrison Design has taken over the helm of Derby College’s Professional Construction Employment & Skills Academy.
Thursday December 8, 6.30pm: Memorial service at Derby Cathedral. You are cordially invited to attend.
Around 600 people are expected to attend a special Service of Thanksgiving and Hope at Derby Cathedral on Thursday December 10 – organised by Derby and Ashbourne family-owned funeral directors, G. Wathall & Son Ltd.
Following on from the success of last year’s December party, the Fringe is once again inviting everyone to celebrate the opening of entries to the 2017 Fringe with a festive village carols sing-along.