Category Archives: Community

Nightmare memories

Print PageLast week I was very privileged to hear first hand from someone who saw something of the horror of Belsen at the end of the Second World War. As a rebellious teenager, Barbara (not her real name) had joined … Continue reading

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How many betting shops are too many?

Print PageThe answer undoubtedly depends on who you ask. In Chaddesden, Derby there are already four betting shops; one on Wiltshire Road, one on Wood Road and two on Nottingham Road.  William Hill have recently submitted an application for a betting shop, … Continue reading

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Be the change!

Print PageTonight I’ve being learning about the campaign priorities of my local Girl Guides. Two or three weeks ago I was asked to lead a session about campaigning, as part of a series on ‘Be the Change’ or  in full ‘be … Continue reading

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Keeping Derby dry

Print PageLike many other cities, Derby has a river running through its centre.  Rivers can supply water for drinking and washing, power for industry and sometimes also transport – though the Derwent is a little small for this last. But alongside … Continue reading

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