Press Office

The Communications Division is responsible for proactively managing the authority's relationship with the media, providing news and information on the Council's services and offering professional advice and support on all media issues.

The team act as a first point of contact at the Council for local, national and international media, issuing news releases, organising events and photo calls and overseeing the Council’s digital communications including the website.

Making a press enquiry

Our Press Office should be the first port of call for all media enquiries. Communications Officers are on hand to answer all calls and where appropriate arrange interviews with members and senior officers.

If you are professional journalist with a recognised media outlet, please feel free to contact the press team on 01332 643500 or email press.office@derby.gov.uk.

Community and student journalists can request information under Freedom of Information legislation. See our FOI page for details.

Ruth Sadler Senior Communications Officer

 

Keith Cousins Communications Officer  
Kara MacFadyen Communications Officer  
Charlotte Ward-Webster Communications Officer  

Opening times

Day Times
Monday 9.00am to 5.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am to 5.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am to 5.00pm
Thursday 9.00am to 5.00pm
Friday 9.00am to 4.00pm
Saturday closed
Sunday closed

In case of an emergency telephone 07812 300168 (this is not an out of hours or ‘on-call’ number and should only be used in emergency situations)

Contact details

Email:
Post address:
Derby City Council Communications Division
The Council House
Corporation Street
Derby
DE1 2FS
Phone: 01332 643500
Minicom: 01332 640666
Emergency mobile: 07812 300168
Derby City Council Communications Division
The Council House
Corporation Street
Derby
DE1 2FS