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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community and student journalists can request information under Freedom of Information legislation. See our FOI page for details.
|Yvonne Wilkinson||Head of Communications|
|Ruth Sadler||Senior Communications Officer||
|Keith Cousins||Communications Officer||
|Kara MacFadyen||Communications Officer|
|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|
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)
Derby City Council Communications Division
The Council House
|Emergency mobile:||07812 300168|