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Can you grow the tallest beanstalk?
Fri 10 Aug 2018
Win a family ticket to see Jack and the Beanstalk at Derby Arena, starring Duncan James!
Get involved by sending pictures of your GIANT beanstalks to Derby LIVE. Show us how tall your beanstalk is with a measuring tape next to it. The winning entry will win a family ticket (4) to see Jack and the B...
Grab a racket for Summer!
Thu 12 Jul 2018
Summer is here, and it's the perfect time to pick up a racket and have a play around!
Derby Active has some great offers this summer to get you playing racket sports, whether it's table tennis, badminton, tennis or pickleball, we'll get you playing them all.
Throughout the Summer Holidays from Mon...
Family Fun in Derby Summer/Autumn 2018
Mon 9 Jul 2018
There's loads of great children's activities happening this Summer and Autumn across Derby. View the Holiday programme here or find out more about the Derby Six.
Find out more in our Family Fun in Derby guide!
Riverside Library opens its doors
Wed 4 Jul 2018
The Mayor of Derby, Councillor Mike Carr, officially opened Riverside Library this Monday at the Council House as Derby City Council continues to develop a successful modern and sustainable service for library users.
To mark the opening we’re giving visitors the chance to explore its services with ...
Derby Arena's Charlie Tanfield joins British Cycling's elite team
Following a hugely successful track season winning a haul of international medals team Derby Arena based KGF rider Charlie Tanfield has been selected to join British Cycling’s most elite team.
Tanfield is now part of British Cycling’s Podium Programme, joining the likes of Olympic champion Ed Clanc...
Preparations underway for Allestree Library to become Derby’s next Community Managed Library
Fri 29 Jun 2018
Allestree Library is set to become a Community Managed Library as Derby City Council hand the keys over to local charity Direct Help and Advice (DHA).
The library’s last day operating as a council-run library will be Saturday 14 July. It will then close temporarily for work to take place ahead of r...
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