Category: People

Job opportunity: Engagement Manager

Animate Projects is a Derby based agency working at the intersection of animation, film and the visual arts. We became an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation, and this support is enabling us to bring new expertise to the team, with a new post that will develop and support our work in engaging communities and provide the necessary and consistent capacity for us to deliver our ambitious programme. Deadline: 3 July 2023.

Skills Development Workshops - Creating a sustainable future

At the University of Derby, we realise the business community plays a crucial part in ensuring the future of our planet. We have been helping companies become cleaner and greener for years and we know that growing your business whilst being kind to the planet isn’t always easy.


Becoming greener not only helps improve the environment, but it also enables the development of resilience needed to tackle the global challenges we are now faced with.


The Value of Volunteering

The CEO of Derbyshire’s specialist child exploitation charity has marked National Volunteering Week (June 1-7) by highlighting the benefits to both charities and individuals.

Tracy Harrison heads Safe and Sound and has also spent her adult life volunteering for organisations and charities.

The charity is supported by a team of people who give up their time voluntarily and unpaid to enable Safe and Sound to protect and support young people and their families whose lives are affected by child exploitation.

Bakewell’s 19th International Day of Dance

We are so excited to be holding our 19th Day of Dance which will be held on Saturday 24 June, filling our picturesque town again with music and dance from around the world.


The Day heralds the start of Bakewell Carnival Week, along with the Farmers Market and with local well dressings on show, it is a day out not to miss.  So

join the several thousand people who travel from around the country to enjoy the dancing, colour and fun.


Derby Choral Union's Singing Day

Tickets for the Derby Choral Union's Singing Day on Saturday 10th June are selling fast, and there are just a few more days left to buy yours as sales close this Saturday. With over 110 tickets already sold and just 130 places, time is running out if you want to join us, so hurry!

Timms Announce Three Key Promotions

Timms Solicitors have announced three key appointments across the firm to support its on-going growth.

Marketing manager Sharon Jeffery and Finance and Systems manager Ali Jodiyawalla have both been promoted to Senior Associate.  Wills and Probate solicitor Matt Kelly has also been promoted to Associate after completing Timms’ bespoke Pathways career development programme.

Managing partner Fiona Moffat explained: “Everyone at Timms has a personalised career development plan and we are fully committed to supporting individual’s aspirations and goals.


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