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Tickets are now on sale for the Peak District & Derbyshire Tourism Awards which will take place at Casa Hotel in Chesterfield on the evening of Thursday 2nd March 2023. 

Shining stars of the local tourism industry will be celebrated at the glittering awards ceremony which will include a drinks reception and three-course formal dinner in the stylish surroundings of the premier four-star hotel.

Book now to appear in The Poetry Review's Spring 2023 issue

The Spring 2023 issue of The Poetry Review launches at the end of March, so book now to appear in the latest issue of the UK's leading poetry journal, published since 1912.

The forthcoming Spring issue is the first issue to be edited by new editor Wayne Holloway-Smith. The issue includes new poetry, essays, visual art and reviews, and will showcase the top three winning poems from the National Poetry Competition 2022.

Guild of Fine Food launches new Great Taste Bursary for 2023

The bursary will sponsor 50 emerging micro producers to enter a product into the world's most trusted taste accredutation.

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Great Taste, the Guild of Fine Food is offering 50 micro producers the chance to put one new product in front of its expert panel of Great Taste judges for free. Applications must be in by 7 February 2023.

trentbarton Gears Up For Greater Communications Efficiency With Invictus

Derbyshire-based Invictus Communications have completed an extensive telephony upgrade for innovative bus company trentbarton to support the company’s commitment to improve communications and customer service.

Invictus, which is based in Melbourne and specialises in telecommunications, IT and energy provision, has installed a new internet-based telephony platform across trentbarton and its wider parent Wellglade Group’s twelve sites spanning its network from South Yorkshire to Loughborough as well as at the main customer service call centre in Heanor, Derbyshire.

Heritage letterpress print studio The Smallprint Company turns 10!

The Smallprint Company, the only heritage letterpress studio of its kind in the midlands, turns 10 in January and to celebrate, an open day will be held on the 28th January.

From humble beginnings at the kitchen table to the city centre studio that the workshop and shop can be found in today, The Smallprint Co has gone from strength to strength.

Global Brands Limited announces the purchase of the Hooch, Hooper’s and Reef brands from Molson Coors

Global Brands Limited has announced its purchase of the Hooch, Hooper’s, and Reef trademarks from Molson Coors Beverage Company. The brands have been produced and distributed by Global Brands since 2012 and will now form parts of its owned portfolio.

This sale to Global Brands will mean Global Brands own the brands and can now focus on them as part of their own portfolio with all the freedoms that brings.

Can you write about ‘Light’ in a 50-word Festival competition?

Derby Book Festival is challenging children and adults to write a story or poem in up to fifty words on the subject of ‘Light for its 2023 Flash Fiction Writing Competition launched today (4 January). 

The eighth Derby Book Festival will be held from 19 - 27 May 2023. The winning stories will be printed on a set of bookmarks and will be distributed across Derby and Derbyshire to promote Derby Book Festival.

Wathall’s Donation Supports Local Families

Family-owned funeral directors, Wathall’s, have donated five computers to Derby’s specialist child exploitation charity Safe and Sound which will be passed onto local families in need.

The computers have been wiped clean of content and will be protected with high privacy settings before being given to young people who at present do not have access to computers to support their education.

South Derbyshire vitamins company helps workforce through cost-of-living crisis with free daily hot meals and an extra £400 winter payment

Amid plummeting UK temperatures, a Derbyshire company helping ward off coughs and sniffles by making vitamins is caring for its own employees with free hot meals and two extra winter payments during the coldest months of the year.

Employees at IVC Brunel Healthcare in Swadlincote are currently busy helping boost the nation’s immune systems by making millions of vitamin D tablets as well as hundreds of other formulations including echinacea to help stave off colds, as part of its overall production of four and a half billion tablets a year.


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