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Derby to be named new HQ of Britain’s rail network this week
Exclusive: Midlands city will become official home of Great British Railways, Guardian understands

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

20, Mar, 2023 @5:17 PM

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‘It’s very tough’: UK castles, museums, theatres to close as energy prices hit
Rising costs have led to staff redundancies and curtailed opening hours as nine out of 10 sites fear they could close permanently

Dalya Alberge

31, Dec, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Police used stun gun before fatally shooting knife-wielding man in Derby
Stun grenades and baton round also deployed before killing of Marius Ciolac, 35, says police watchdog

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

13, Oct, 2022 @4:54 PM

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Man shot dead by officers in Derby police car park named as Marius Ciolac
Ciolac, 35, died in hospital after officer reportedly fired three shots at man armed with knife

Gemma McSherry

09, Oct, 2022 @8:19 PM

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Joint east Midlands mayor plan would ‘consign Leicestershire to division two’
Devolution deal for joint mayor of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire criticised for excluding neighbouring county

Jessica Murray

05, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Derbyshire village team bowled out for just nine runs in local cricket match
Elvaston CC’s fourth XI have claimed an unwanted footnote in cricket history after they scored just nine runs in defeat to Risley’s second XI

Niall McVeigh

28, Aug, 2022 @6:43 PM

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The vital role of museums in building a strong civic identity | Letters
Letters: Local museums could help regenerate our dying city centres, but they need investment, says Ellen McAdam. Plus Nick Stevenson on the lack of representation of the working classes


04, Jul, 2022 @5:09 PM

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Go to Derby: see how a museum can help shape a better future | Charlotte Higgins
The Museum of Making boldly sets out its vision – and has no time for national myths of lost greatness, says the Guardian’s chief culture writer, Charlotte Higgins

Charlotte Higgins

01, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Rare Joseph Wright of Derby self-portrait donated to local museum
Depiction of 18th-century painter, famous as master of light and shadow, acquired in lieu of inheritance tax

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

16, May, 2022 @10:30 AM

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Derby hopes its culture club bid will power up industrial mecca
The home of Alstom and Rolls-Royce has often played second fiddle to others, but the city wants to change all that

Richard Partington

29, Jan, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Preet Chandi becomes first woman of colour to ski solo to south pole
British Army physiotherapist ‘Polar Preet’ skied 700 miles across Antarctica in 40 days, five days ahead of schedule

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

05, Jan, 2022 @11:56 AM

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The Guardian view on urban rewilding: when nature takes over | Editorial
Editorial: The plan to turn a Derby park over to wildlife is a sign that the messages about the benefits of biodiversity are getting through


19, Nov, 2021 @6:25 PM

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