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Derby ideas help JCB

This morning a road repair crew arrived at the top of my road to deal with a pothole collection.  The worst ones had been filled a few weeks ago, but the general deteriorating area was today’s task. This was particularly … Continue reading

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Derby Uni students ask – and I answer.

Just had an exciting lunchtime – and early afternoon tweeting answers to Derby Uni students’ questions. For the NUS it’s the start of the General Election campaign.  Derby has been the guinea pig university for what I gather will be … 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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City trees – present and future

Two days, and two people have shared with me their sorrow about trees in Derby being cut down.  First was the avenue of lime trees alongside Liversage Street Car Park.  Second were flowering cherry trees on Chaddesden Park Road. The lime trees … Continue reading

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