Major milestone for Derby’s £45m full fibre broadband project
(July 26 2021, Derby News) A £45 million project to install full fibre broadband across Derby has reached a major milestone, with work in the first areas being completed. CityFibre, which is delivering the project, has said that more than 8,000 broadband users in parts of Derby can now benefit from the fastest, most reliable […]
University toasts awards double
(July 7 2021, Derby News) The University of Derby is celebrating after securing a double success in awards which recognise innovation and excellence. The university has scooped two 2021 Blackboard Catalyst Awards – one for Optimising Student Experience and the other for Training & Professional Development. The awards recognise and honour innovation and excellence in […]
New £13m Institute of Technology could lead UK’s digital and green revolution
(July 15 2021, Derby News) Derby College Group and the University of Derby are joining forces on a £13 million plan to create a new East Midlands Institute of Technology (IoT). Together with Loughborough College and Loughborough University, they aim to create the IoT, which would be designed to produce the highly advanced workforce needed […]
World leading engineering group to establish headquarters in Derby
(June 22 2021, Derby News) A major engineering group is to establish its headquarters in Derby in a deal secured by Derby City Council. Nèos International is to create the new base at Westside Park, in Raynesway, which will also provide a permanent home for its new specialist composite facility, run by subsidiary Nèos Composites. […]