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Events at Designate @ the gate - Matlock

Remember remember to visit Designate in November!
We have a really busy month ahead with loads to look forward to. Andy is a little giddy as we will be opening the doors on Saturday the 12th to celebrate his birthday. This year he has requested a GAMES night! Think cards, darts, scrabble and table football.....what a child!
The following week on the 18th is TDI Friday!
Record club will be joining us and as usual a one pot special, dessert and cocktail will be available.

EMA charity run is now full

Entries have now reached capacity for a unique family sports event around parts of East Midlands Airport which are usually reserved for staff members only.

It’s Neck and Neck in Derby Cathedral Quarter’s Bid For Great British High Street Award

Derby Cathedral Quarter has a narrow lead in the online vote to be named as one of the country’s best high streets.

The Cathedral Quarter is one of three locations in the city location category vying for the award against Broadmead in Bristol and the Castle Arcade district of Norwich. The area will be visited by an expert judge – making up 50% of the score.  The other 50% will be decided by an online free of charge public vote at www.greatbritishhighstreet.co.uk.

Derby College Hosts Bank of England Briefing

Derby College recently hosted a presentation and question and answer session with Dr Ben Broadbent, Deputy Governor at the Bank of England for monetary policy.

The event at the College’s Roundhouse campus in Pride Park, was attended by staff and students at Derby College who were joined by university students and academics from Derby, Nottingham and Loughborough.

Swimming Teachers Graduate From Courses

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.

Derby College student to join The One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge

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.

Memorial Service Gives Families Time to Remember Loved Ones

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.

JIMMY CARR RETURNS TO DERBY ARENA WITH HIS GREATEST HITS TOUR

Derby LIVE is pleased to announce that comedian Jimmy Carr will be returning to Derby Arena on Saturday 8 July 2017 as part of his Jimmy Carr: The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour.

Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show. A man who has devoted his life to crafting perfect jokes and has left a trail of laughter in his wake, Jimmy Carr’s new tour will distil everything we love to laugh at and be shocked by, into one incredible, unparalleled night of entertainment.

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