“Gigantic” donation for youth activities

“Gigantic” donation for youth activities

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Tue 16th July 2024

AYUP (Alfreton Youngsters Umbrella Provision) is a volunteer run initiative which offers a multitude of weekly activities for youngsters in the town. The CIC (Community Interest Company) was set up in July last year and the activities it o [...]
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Training centre hits 70 course milestone

Training centre hits 70 course milestone

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Mon 15th July 2024

Training Aquatic Courses is an STA and RLSS approved Training Centre Registered in Alfreton. The business is celebrating after completing a total of 70 Swimming Teachers Association over the past 12 months. A spokesman for the business sa [...]
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Pink runners raise cash for charity

Pink runners raise cash for charity

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Tue 9th July 2024

A team from an Alfreton business have been putting their best feet forward for charity. The group of seven from David Nieper took part in a recent Race For Life event. Dressed in pink for the ene [...]
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Celebrating town’s textile heritage and community spirit

Celebrating town’s textile heritage and community spirit

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Fri 5th July 2024

A project which is celebrating Alfreton’s textile heritage has been officially opened. There was a special get-together on Saturday (June 29) morning when representatives of participating organisations and businesses met in Institute Lane [...]
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Students equipped for outdoor adventures thanks to partnership

Students equipped for outdoor adventures thanks to partnership

Posted by: Jade Harrison

Thu 4th July 2024

This week Equip Outdoor Technologies UK Ltd. (“Equip”), home of technical outdoor apparel and equipment brands Rab and Lowe Alpine, and The Outward Bound Trust celebrate a milestone in their five-year partnership. During this time, Equip [...]
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Fancy enjoying a picnic with Alpacas?

Fancy enjoying a picnic with Alpacas?

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Tue 2nd July 2024

An Alpaca farm in Derbyshire is offering people to enjoy a picnic out with their fluffy mammals. The team at Brackenfield Alpacas, which offers Alpaca Trekking, Stud Services and more, is inviting people to enjoy an outdoor feast at Mount [...]
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PICTURE GALLERY – June Alfreton Artisan Market

PICTURE GALLERY – June Alfreton Artisan Market

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Mon 1st July 2024

Another monthly artisan market hosted by Alfreton Town Council saw lots of visitors around Alfreton House and site at the weekend. The monthly Alfreton Artisan Market, which is hosted by Alfreton Town Council, takes place on the last Satur [...]
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Entries now open for Derbyshire’s tourism industry awards

Entries now open for Derbyshire’s tourism industry awards

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Tue 25th June 2024

Applications are now open for the 2025 Peak District, Derbyshire & Derby Tourism Awards. Attractions, pubs, restaurants, hotels, B&Bs, campsites and experience providers are among those being encouraged to enter the awards which ar [...]
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Top accolade for our indoor market

Top accolade for our indoor market

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Wed 19th June 2024

Alfreton Indoor Market has been announced as a ‘Love Your Local Market Champion’ for 2024, after the market’s florist coordinated a trader focused project. The Love Your Local Market initiative recently encouraged participants to showcase [...]
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Wearing it green all in aid of charity

Wearing it green all in aid of charity

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Wed 19th June 2024

Staff at David Nieper in Alfreton took part in the 2024 ‘Wear it Green Day’ which was part of the recent annual Mental Health Awareness Week. Employees paid a £1 donation for wearing it green for the day at work with proceeds going to the [...]
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