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Derbyshire business run by two sisters wins Amazon-backed award

Photo shows: Sisters Anna Hutton (left) and Claire MacDonald (right) at their rural offices in Church Broughton.

A Derbyshire creative agency founded and run by two sisters will represent the Midlands at a national awards ceremony where it hopes to be named the Best Small Rural Business in the UK.

MacMartin, a full-service marketing agency based in Church Broughton, has been crowned a regional winner in the Rural Business Awards (RBAs) run in partnership with Amazon.

The Wirksworth Arts Festival is looking for a Festival Manager

The Board of Trustees of the Wirksworth Festival is looking for an enthusiastic, experienced project manager, with knowledge and understanding of the Wirksworth Arts Festival, to deliver a successful 2021 Festival. 

About Wirksworth Arts Festival:
The Wirksworth Festival is the oldest Arts Festival in the area, running for at least 30 years, with the main Festival taking place over a fortnight in September.

Local Charity Launches Crowdfund To Tackle Cost of Living Crisis

Revive Healthy Living Centre in Chaddesden has launched an ambitious crowdfunding appeal with the target of raising £10,000 to help some of the most disadvantaged people in the city cope with the crippling cost of living crisis.

Due to the issues that people requiring the Charity’s help are experiencing, including domestic violence, poverty, suicide and ill health, Revive applied to the National Emergencies Trust for support, and this has been recognised with an additional boost.