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 reveals vision for iconic city centre business school
(May 4 2021, Derby News) The University of Derby has announced its vision to build a new, iconic business school in the centre of the city. Set to open in September 2024, the building is projected to be the study base for over 6,000 students by 2030. The development will be located in Ford Street […]
East Midlands ready for take-off after Freeport bid success
(March 9 2021, Derby News) The East Midlands has received a major economic boost after being named as one of eight new Freeports in England. In his recent Budget speech, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak confirmed that the region had been successful in its bid to create an inland Freeport based around the East […]
SmartParc plan to create 5,000 jobs set for multi-million pound boost
(March 4 2021, Derby News) Derby City Council is poised to agree a package of support worth up to £17.5 million to develop the SmartParc food production campus, bringing 5,000 jobs to the city. The council’s cabinet is being asked to agree the package, which would support the creation of the £300 million food manufacturing […]