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The latest news from producers, makers, venues and events organisers from around Derby and Derbyshire. If you have news to add to this page, then email us to let us know about it:


The shortlist for the 2023 Peak District & Derbyshire Tourism Awards has been revealed, showcasing excellence and outstanding achievement across the area’s tourism and hospitality sector.

Finalists have been announced in 15 categories celebrating the best of the visitor economy in the Peak District and Derbyshire, from attractions and accommodation providers to unique experiences and great places to eat and drink.

Planning for Change: Markham Vale


Wednesday 25 January

08:00 - 11:00


Discover the support available to help you and your business navigate through an ever-changing business landscape with the opportunity to expand your network and meet like-minded business leaders.  




Inspired Business: Leading Wellbeing at Work

Thursday 19 January

13:00 - 15:00


Smart employers recognise that employees’ priorities have shifted and know that organisations are only as strong as their people – they depend on having a healthy and productive workforce. This two-hour event is aiming to tackle current issues in the workplace, addressing the upcoming changes in the world of work.


Visualising Data


Thursday 15 December

9:30 - 12:30


Participants will be able to learn exploratory data analysis allowing them to evaluate the characteristics of a dataset through statistical and visualisation techniques. Also, the course will explain data pre-processing approaches for improving data quality to enable variables used in feature engineering and prediction models.



Our monthly Innovation and Research Round-Up

We're excited to have released our first Innovation and Research Round-Up. The Round-Up will bring you regular updates from our researchers who are making discoveries that have a real-world impact. From attending international conferences to major research breakthroughs, we will ensure you are up to date with all our activities.