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Near Now Ideas Fund: Project Opportunity

The Near Now Ideas Fund can help you start a new creative project that is enabled or inspired by technology.

The NN team are offering up to £2,000 per proposal to support the important research and development (R&D) activity that is needed when a project is just getting started.

Timms’ Solicitor Shortlisted for Rising Star Award

A Family Law Solicitor at Timms Solicitors has been shortlisted for a highly regarded category in the 2021 Business Awards for East Staffordshire and South Derbyshire.

Jessica Barnett is a finalist in the Rising Star award which recognises an outstanding employee who has progressed significant over the past 12-24 months.

The Philip Barker Centre for Creative Learning: Call for proposals to deliver webinars on “Making a Radical Shift in Artists Training”

The Phillip Barker Centre, based at University of Chester, are looking for six different artists or creative practitioners with significant experience in socially-engaged, community and participatory arts practice to be involved in delivering an interactive webinar in your chosen area that inspires change.

The webinar will be part of a series of six-related conversations about a bigger issue affecting your work, such as:  

Derby BIDs Present Ram Trail Prize Draw Vouchers

Derby’s Cathedral Quarter and St Peters Quarter Business Improvement Districts (BID) have announced the winners of a prize draw organised as part of their involvement with this summer’s Derby Ram Trail.

The BIDs offered two winners the chance to win £100 each in vouchers to spend in their favourite city centre shops. Anyone who had spent £5 or more in a Cathedral Quarter or St Peters Quarter business was invited to enter the prize draw.

The Ashover Light Railway Vol2 poetry book by David Siddon

David Siddon, along with watercolour illustrator Eric Leslie, releases his latest poetry book The Ashover Light Railway 1924-1950, volume 2.

Volume 2 of a Book of Poems includes an introduction by David Siddon with another 18 poems and supporting photographs from Bob Gratton's collection and a magnificent collection of watercolours and drawings from the late talented railway artist Eric Leslie.


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