News from producers around Derbyshire
A Protected Services student based at Derby College Group’s Broomfield Hall Land-based and Leisure college in Morley has completed his study programme ahead of time and clinched a place in the Army’s Royal Logistics Corps.
Helen Wathall, managing director of Derby’s longest established independent funeral director, Wathall’s, has been awarded an MBE by HRH Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, at an investiture held at Buckingham Palace.
Miss Wathall (52) was awarded the MBE in the New Year’s Honours list for her services to business and the local community.
She was accompanied to the official investiture by her three children Bec (25), Charlotte (21), Hugo (14) and best friend Melanie Holwell and was delighted when it was announced who would be carrying out the investiture.
The Tor Light
We really love this new Tor light, named after Mam Tor - a hill not far from our Derbyshire workshop. It means 'Mother Hill' and the chosen colour palette reflects the beautiful landscape of this High Peak ridge. The combination of our Slate Grey, soft Garnet Red and Yellow Ochre balance perfectly and work so well with one of this years' stand out colour ways - dusky blush.
Popular Annual Arts Festival Returns - Friday 27 and Saturday 28 September 2019
Organisers of Derby Festé have joined forces with Derby Cathedral to present a breathtaking touring attraction to the city in the run up to the city’s popular annual arts festival.
#FSBConnect Chesterfield Networking - Making Tax Digital
Thursday 11 April 10am - 12.00noon at Saint Helena Centre, University of Derby Chesterfield Campus, Sheffield Road, Chesterfield S41 7LU
Seasalt has announced that it will be opening a brand new shop in Bakewell on 6th April 2019 following work with Marketing Derby as part of its invest in Derbyshire service.
Renowned for their contemporary clothing and accessories in natural fabrics, the Seasalt team designs the range from their studios overlooking the sea in Falmouth, Cornwall. With artistic and practical designs, Seasalt was drawn to the character of the town, along with its beautiful, historical landmarks.
A LoveLit event presented by Arts Derbyshire and Derbyshire Libraries
at Chesterfield Library on 18th June 2019, 7.00 pm. Tickets £6.88.
Who were the five women murdered by Jack the Ripper, Halllie Rubenhold shares their stories and offers new insights using previously unseen or unpublished material in a book which focused on the women, not their murderer.A talk with Q&A and signing with writer, social historian, broadcaster and historical consultant Hallie Rubenhold.
Sinfonia Viva, the East Midlands’ Grammy-nominated professional orchestra, will make its debut at Derby’s newest performance space – the historic Central Library in The Wardwick – on Wednesday April 17.
Derby Central Library was originally built in 1879 in a Gothic revival style and is now under the stewardship of Derby Museums Trust.