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The latest news from producers, makers, venues and events organisers from around Derby and Derbyshire. If you have news to add to this page, then email us to let us know about it:

Change is in the air as Lubrizol UK appoints new general manager Alison Fisher

Specialty chemical company Lubrizol UK has announced the appointment of Alison Fisher as general manager of its national headquarters in Derbyshire.

Alison has taken over the most senior position at the company’s Hazelwood HQ, near Belper, from Simon Griffiths and will fulfil the role alongside her other position as general manager of Europe and Africa sales.

Covid-19/Corona Virus People Express Update

Following Government guidance we have set up preventative measures at our office, and for now our staff are continuing to work from the office. If possible please contact us by phone or email rather than in person.

People Express is aware that worry and potential isolation could affect people’s health and well-being. If it would help to talk to someone give us a ring -

Julie Batten 07702 9909206
Hema Mistry - 07803 779088 
Kalila Storey - 07739 088066

Broomfield Hall Lambing Sunday cancelled - March 29 2020

Due to the Government’s advice being given out regarding COVID-19, Derby College Group has cancelled the Lambing Sunday event due to be held on Sunday March 29 at Broomfield Hall in Morley.

Emails will be sent to everyone who has booked tickets on Eventbrite regarding refunds

Amber Valley Residents Survey for Arts Project

A consortium of organisations, led by the University of Derby, is seeking to apply to Arts Council England's Creative People and Places fund.  If you live in Amber Valley, please help their research by filling in this survey before 20th March

Straightcurves is closing until further notice due to Coronavirus

Sadly we are classed as non-essential social contact

We will be closed for all events until we have differing advice from the government. Until we know more we are not able to reschedule dates. Obviously this is going to involve a large amount of administration so please bear with us while we contact you all individually about the specifics.

GT Couriers Expand Fleet with New Mercedes and DAF Vehicles

At last, the new GT Couriers fleet vehicles have arrived on-site and are looking pretty snazzy if we do say so ourselves! The new kit has been issued, security modifications installed and signwriting completed so they’re all road ready for your next delivery.

First to arrive were the new facelift Mercedes Sprinter panel vans, which boast an impressive load area of: