Monthly Archives: July 2013

Mackworth ward recycling report completed

Note: For background information see my previous item, or read the report, referenced below. Over 270 recycling surveys were collected from the New Zealand area of Mackworth ward by volunteers for Derby Climate Coalition whom I co-ordinated.  The surveys have now … Continue reading

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Keep angry!

This graffiti appeared a week or so ago down by Markeaton Brook.  And I respect its message (though not the way it has been delivered). Anger can be good.  It can motivate. The first time that I recognised this strongly in myself … Continue reading

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Derby Manufacturing

It’s second nature to those of us who’ve worked in manufacturing in Derby, that Derby is a manufacturing city. Derby was at the forefront of the industrial revolution; factories, engineering and production are in our DNA.  The manufacture of ‘things’ from trains, cars, … Continue reading

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Picnic in the Park

The 2013 Littleover Picnic was, like last year, fortunate with the weather.  Friday had been wet and drizzly most of the day, but late on Saturday morning the clouds lifted to reveal summer sunshine!   Performances ran to time, the … Continue reading

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