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Derby Entrepreneurs’ Innovative App Technology is Aiding a Safer Return to Work

Two Derby tech entrepreneurs are delighted that their innovative health and safety app is helping businesses to get safely back to work after the Coronavirus pandemic. Jonny Gray and Adam Civval set up Work Wallet four years ago to help companies within the rail, construction and manufacturing industries keep their sites, staff, and contractors safe […]

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East Midlands based creative agency celebrating the treble with a hat trick of new recruits

Derby based think3 continues their ambitious growth plans with the recruitment of 3 new hires joining their fast-growing team. Following a record year for the start-up, and the ever-growing client focus on digital, think3 are set to expand their service offering across a range of services, bringing a well refined strategic approach to their customers. Wayne Cross joins […]

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Wathall’s Activity Book Helps Children Come To Terms With Loss

Family-owned Wathall’s, which is Derby’s longest established independent funeral directors, has created a beautifully illustrated activity book to support children and young people who have lost a loved one.Wathall’s Bereavement Support Coordinator and qualified counsellor Fay Bloor has worked with University of Derby graduate and freelance illustrator Michael Ashley to create the book entitled ‘Missing […]

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Derby training firm first on the grid for provision of course for high voltage workers

Bright sparks at Develop Training have created an industry “first” with the launch of a blended training course for workers who handle high voltage electrical systems. The course, titled Authorised Person: High Voltage (AP15b), was the result of careful research with clients following unforeseen changes to course delivery due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Develop Training, the UK’s leading accredited provider of compliance, […]

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Former Grade 2 listed Mustard Mill transformed into state-of-the-art commercial space

Amfrec opens its doors at Toadhole Furnace, Oakerthorpe, Derbyshire A former Mustard Mill located in the idyllic Toadhole Furnace, Oakerthorpe countryside has opened its doors to occupants this month, welcoming those looking for a relaxed, unique commercial space. The Amber Mill Furniture Rural Enterprise Centre, known by its acronym Amfrec, was destroyed by fire in […]

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Story, songs and animation helps children with eczema care for the ‘dragon’ in their skin

Derby-based Sinfonia Viva, the orchestra of the East Midlands, has brought together a creative team to work with health experts from Birmingham City University and the University of Nottingham to produce The Dragon in My Skin – a new book, animated film and songs to help children with eczema cope with the condition. Writer Hazel […]