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PMW Complete Sale Of Desirable City Apartments

March 16th, 2018|

PMW Property have successfully completed the sale of two desirable apartment blocks in Derby, St George Court and Bradley Court. The sale of St George Court and Bradley Court, to an unnamed purchaser in a deal worth £3 million, comes as Ashbourne-based PMW re-evaluate their portfolio, concentrating their interests in the commercial property market. [...]

Scuba Diving, A Diving Taster Session With The British Sub Aqua Club

March 10th, 2018|

“To write the article properly, you need to experience a dive.” So said Alex Warzynski, the Wirksworth-based chairman of the British Sub-Aqua Club when I interviewed him for my previous post. “I’m not a very good swimmer,” I warned. “Don’t worry,” his reply, “you don’t need to be good at swimming, only sinking!” [...]

Council Visit PMW’s New Swadlincote Development

March 5th, 2018|

Construction of PMW Property’s new Optimum Business Park development is progressing well. Councillor Michael Stanton, Chairman of South Derbyshire District Council, and Frank McArdle, the council’s Chief Executive saw this for themselves when they recently visited the site in Swadlincote. Work began on the 1.4 hectare site in December with the steel structure of [...]

Tanfield Strikes World Championship Gold On Team GB Debut

March 3rd, 2018|

Derby-based Charlie Tanfield struck gold on his first appearance for Team GB at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Apeldoorn in the Netherlands. The 21-year old Team KGF cyclist joined Kian Emadi, Ethan Hayter and three-time Olympic champion Ed Clancy in the British team that defeated Denmark in the men’s pursuit final. Denmark [...]

The British Sub Aqua Club: Down Down, Deeper And Down

March 1st, 2018|

Here in Derbyshire, in the heart of the English countryside, is not where I was expecting to find the Chairman of the British Sub-Aqua Club. Alex Warzynski lives in Wirksworth but that, he tells me, is the ideal location from which to pursue his passion for diving among the wrecks and sea life around [...]

Remembering Fred – Strictly Stars Bring The Astaire Legend To Life

February 23rd, 2018|

Back by popular demand, Strictly Come Dancing stars Janette Manrara and Aljaz Skorjanec are returning to the East Midlands with their smash-hit theatre show Remembering Fred. Remembering Fred promises to be bigger for 2018 with new songs, new dances, new costumes and a new look. As part of their 46-date tour, Remembering Fred returns [...]

Fisherman’s Friends, Naughty-cal But Nice!

February 22nd, 2018|

It may have been February but the Fisherman’s Friends brought a little summer sunshine and a taste of the Cornish coast to the Opera House in Buxton. While making music is essentially a hobby for these residents of Port Isaac, on the north coast of Cornwall, the Fisherman’s Friends deliver their shanties and [...]

Fisherman’s Friends Bring A Taste Of Cornwall And The Sea To Buxton

February 7th, 2018|

“We can’t wait to get back to performing live – it’s the reason we started the Fisherman’s Friends in the first place,” said MC and bass man Jon Cleave, ahead of the Fisherman’s Friends visit to Buxton Opera House on Saturday 17th February. “I haven’t been up there for a long, long time. I [...]

Mechanical Breakdown Spoils Great British Weekend For KGF

January 30th, 2018|

Derby’s Team KGF have made a big impression in their very short history and enjoyed a great weekend at the British National Track Cycling Championships until a mechanical breakdown wrecked their bid to retain their Team Pursuit title. A speed sensor magnet jammed Charlie Tanfield’s wheel as Team KGF were building a lead in [...]

Derby Assembly Rooms To Be Replaced

January 26th, 2018|

Derby City Council has announced it will be replacing the city venue Assembly Rooms venue with a new 3,000-capacity £44 million music and performance venue. The plan to demolish and rebuild Derby’s Assembly Rooms was announced as Derby City Council confirmed their budget for the coming year and following a period of public consultation.. [...]