Press releases and statements

‌‌Welcome to our media centre for journalists. Please find all the details of our latest press releases and statements as well as key Council information.

In the case of an incident or emergency, this page will be updated with information.

See our Press Office page for details of how to contact us.


Press releases January 2016
DatePress ReleaseSupporting information
12th January 2016 Springwood Open Weekend   
11th January 2016 New cycle scheme aims to protect city cyclists   
7th January 2016 Talks ongoing as Derby City Council looks to save Moorways   
6th January 2016 Derby code clubs are back   



Press releases December 2015
DatePress ReleaseSupporting information
22nd December 2015 Derby's Core Strategy submitted to the Secretary of State  
22nd December 2015 Council Leader calls for support to save our public services  
21st December 2015 Standing up for Working Families  
18th December 2015 Council warns against buying hover boards this Christmas  
18th December 2015  Community unites to put on Christmas feast for Sinfin seniors  
10th December 2015  Even more of Derby's 11 year olds reach high standards    
9th December 2015 Get ready to switch and save money on your household energy bills   
9th December 2015 1,000 responses in first week of future libraries consultation    
8th December 2015 Council Budget Savings - have your say‌  
8th December 2015 Christmas and New Year bin collections   
3rd December 2015 Leisure Activities this December   
2nd December 2015 Tacking Blue Badge abuse for International Day of Disabled People   
2nd December 2015 Former S&A Foods staff confident about their future   


Press releases November 2015
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Press releases October 2015
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Press releases September 2015
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Press releases August 2015
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Press releases July 2015
DatePress ReleaseSupporting information
 31st July 2015  Our City Our River - information events  


Press releases June 2015
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Press releases May 2015
DatePress ReleaseSupporting information
29th May 2015 Council Cabinet set to approve growth of support for older people in Derby
27th May 2015  Joint Cabinet meeting with Derby and Derbyshire
20th May 2015 Derby Arena confirmed for opening round of 2015-16 Cycling Revolution Series  
19th May 2015  Join the Chicken Challenge and let’s halve campylobacter food poisoning  
19th May 2015 Employment Charter launched by the Council   
18th May 2015 New parking enforcement set to create safer place in the heart of the city  
15th May 2015 Trial charity recycling scheme extended after successful pilot   
14th May 2015 Derby City Council urges businesses to do the Rainbow Challenge  
14th May 2015 Full steam ahead for tour around Derby's historic railway past  
13th May 2015 Come and listen to warblers along the River Derwent  
13th May 2015 Dinner, dinner, dinner, dinner - Bat Walk!  
12th May 2015 Derby’s new Local Studies Library to open this Friday  


Press releases April 2015
DatePress ReleaseSupporting information
23rd April 2015 Discover Derby's Historic Arboretum   
23rd April 2015 Derwent Trekkers take on riverside path  
23rd April 2015 Come and have a root around the Normanton Allotments!  
20th April 2015 Council appoints internal candidates to Strategic Director Roles  
20th April 2015  
20th April 2015 Derby swimmers make a splash for Marie Curie Swimathon  
20th April 2015 Derby Libraries launch adult literacy drive  
17th April 2015 Education and Learning at the Core of Derby plans as schools look to work together  








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Derby City Council Communications Division
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Corporation Street