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  • WARMTH SCHEME RAISES AWARENESS IN DERBY OF LINK BETWEEN COLD HOMES AND Ill HEALTH

    By HannahPries at 15:48 on 07/02/14
    Health Through Warmth
    With a month of freezing temperatures predicted*, a local warmth scheme, which helps vulnerable people in Derby with heating and insulation measures, is raising awareness of the link between cold homes and ill health. Cold temperatures can have a detrimental effect on health, for example increasing the risk of chest infections and circulatory problems. With this in mind, npower Health Through Warmth is working with local organisations...
  • Ockbrook School Tops Derbyshire GCSE League Tables

    By redbrickers at 14:22 on 28/01/14
    C:\fakepath\Ockbrook students celebrate GCSE success
    Examination performance results released by the Department for Education show that Ockbrook School is top of the table in Derbyshire with 100 per cent of students achieving five or more A* - C GCSEs. Ockbrook also came in the top three schools in Derbyshire with 89 per cent of students achieving five or more A*-C GCSEs, including English and maths. Tom Brooksby, Acting Head Teacher, Ockbrook School, says: "Our position in these...
  • Christmas Comes Early at East Midlands First Arts Academy

    By redbrickers at 12:41 on 13/12/13
    C:\fakepath\Some of AEDA's younger students dress the Christmas tree
    Students and staff at East Midlands' first dedicated performing arts academy celebrated the success of its first term with an open day for parents to showcase pupils' progress to date. AEDA The Arts Academy is based in Nottingham's new Creative Quarter. The academy opened in September 2013. It has run over 240 classes in its first term with more than 60 students each week taking part in acting and drama, musical theatre and all forms...
  • MTV Recruiting for New Show!

    By emLP1 at 12:07 on 21/11/13
    MTV Catfish
    Following on from its international success, MTV have announced plans to produce local versions of their ground breaking documentary series Catfish: The TV Show in the UK! The smash hit show focuses on people involved in online romances but who have never met their partner in person, often with shocking discoveries. According to an MTV poll apparently 25% of people pretend to be someone else online and 20% have created an entirely...
  • WINTER WARMTH FOR VULNERABLE PEOPLE IN DERBY

    By HannahPries at 16:14 on 19/11/13
    Health Through Warmth
    With a fifth of UK households experiencing a boiler breakdown last winter*, a local warmth scheme is encouraging people in Derby to seek help now if their heating is broken.   npower Health Through Warmth works with organisations in Derby to help with the funding and installation of heating and insulation measures for vulnerable people. Elaine Midwinter, npower Health Through Warmth scheme manager, comments: "Many homeowners...

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