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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 […]

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Derby’s Olympic Hopeful Tom Bishop to Start and Finish His Elite Career with Derby Company HUUB

GB Elite Triathlete Tom Bishop and HUUB announce 10-year partnership that will see the athlete race for the brand for the rest of his career Tom Bishop, one of Great Britain’s top elite triathletes, has committed to his role as an ambassador and sponsored athlete with leading international triathlon and cycling brand HUUB for the […]

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Sinfonia Viva Pledges Support To Freelance Family Following Grant Announcement

Grammy-nominated Sinfonia Viva, which is based in Derby and the only professional orchestra in the East Midlands, has secured support as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF). The £72,123 grant, announced today (Saturday October 17) by the Culture Secretary, will enable the Orchestra to secure its future and the livelihoods of […]

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MonsterHero Safari Trail Launches In St Peters Quarter

St Peters Quarter Business Improvement District (BID) is launching an innovative MonsterHero Safari Trail as part of the BID’s fundraising campaign for the Royal Derby Hospital Intensive Care Unit. MonsterHero Safari is a high street story-trail experience where families are tasked with hunting down the monster superheroes, displayed in public windows. Sponsored by Wild in […]

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DERBYSHIRE SINGER RELEASES CHARITY SINGLE FEATURING UPLIFTING VIDEO OF UK’S KEYWORKERS

DANCING firefighters, cheerleading nurses and clapping care workers have all answered a call by a Derbyshire singer, who has released a song for two national charities. Anthony Parsons, from Bolsover, released ‘Rise Above It All’ on May 1 and it is already setting the charts alight. Last week, it was announced as BBC Radio Derby’s […]

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Mum hopes to raise £17,500 for baby MRI appeal following her own labour ordeal

An entrepreneurial mum is supporting a drive to help poorly newborns following her own son’s traumatic birth.  Kelly Carter’s pledge of donating £5 from every transaction of £100 or more at her Little Angels Prams shop, in Radford, Nottingham, could potentially raise £17,500 for Nottingham Hospitals Charity’s Big Appeal.  The appeal, which has already enhanced […]