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New Year events at Markeaton Park
Thu 11 Jan 2018
A Bird Walk through Markeaton Park (Birdwatching for Beginners), Sun 21 Jan and Sun 18 Feb, The Walled Garden.
Join David Bennett, a Carsington Water bird walk leader, and a past recipient of the Derbyshire Ornithological Society award for his contributions to bird conservation, for a bird walk in ...
Change in standard loan period
Wed 20 Dec 2017
From 1st January 2018 we are changing the standard loan period for books and audiobooks from four weeks to three weeks. Any books and audiobooks you borrow from January will be issued for three weeks. This means that items will be returned sooner, so you don’t have to wait as long to enjoy your nex...
Applications received for all Community Managed Libraries
Wed 6 Dec 2017
Following the Community Managed Library (CML) expression of interest process which concluded at midday on Monday 4 December, applications have been received to run each of the ten libraries that have been identified by the Council as potential CMLs.
Direct Help and Advice (DHA) have submitted 10 ap...
Derby and Derbyshire War Memorials research project
Fri 10 Nov 2017
Since 2004, The Derby and Derbyshire War Memorials Project has been working to preserve and record war memorials across the County. This project was founded by Chris Preston and Richard Clarke, not only to preserve the memorials themselves for posterity, but also to record the fascinating stories be...
Pledge to Protect Derby Libraries from closure
Fri 20 Oct 2017
Derby City Council is committed to ensuring a sustainable service is delivered in all ten of the proposed Community Managed Libraries (CMLs). One of the key 50 Council pledges is to protect Derby’s libraries from closure. This is an important part of the Council’s ambition to achieve a strong and re...
Strong interest received for Community Managed Libraries
Fri 13 Oct 2017
Following the Community Managed Library (CML) briefings in September and the registration of interest deadline on Monday 9 October, Derby City Council has received twelve registrations of interest covering all ten of the proposed Community Managed Libraries.
Many individuals have also submitted a V...
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