Swanwick Shed flourishes

The Swanwick Men’s Shed continues to go from strength to strength and to such an extent that a new container or storage unit is needed as it is running out of space to store equipment and materials. The men’s shed is on a 48-acre farm site and is the first of its kind in Derbyshire…

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New benefits under GIS

Members of the Derbyshire Benevolent Trust Group Insurance Scheme who are hit by a flight delay of two hours or more will soon be entitled to access to the airport’s executive lounge. The new scheme benefit, which comes into effect on 1 June, is one of a number negotiated by trustees following the renewal of…

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Support police widows

Retired and serving Derbyshire Police officers are being urged to write to their MPs in support of a change to regulations that could lead to pensions for life for all police widows. A template letter and a link to MPs’ addresses can be found on the National Association of Retired Police Officers’ (NARPO) website. The…

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Cyclists descend on Yorkshire

One of the key events in the cycling year gets underway just over the Derbyshire border today (2 May) with the start of the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire. Among the riders this year will be Chris Froome, the four-time Tour de France winner, Olympic medallist Mark Cavendish who has won 30 Tour de France stages…

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