Culinary skills showcased at bake sale

Culinary skills showcased at bake sale

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Tue 28th May 2024

Students at the David Nieper Academy in Alfreton have been raising money by baking and selling cakes. Mrs Turner at the academy said of the school’s latest Bake Sale: “Thank you to everyone who participated in the bake sale. “I would like [...]
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Free pottery course for residents

Free pottery course for residents

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Mon 27th May 2024

A free creative course is being offered to residents across Derbyshire. The Pottery Brightside Arts and Crafts for Wellbeing course will start on June 11 in Alfreton and run for six weeks. The Derbyshire Adult Community Education (DACES) [...]
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Nursery continues to be ‘Outstanding’

Nursery continues to be ‘Outstanding’

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Wed 15th May 2024

A nursery in Derbyshire is continuing to be ‘outstanding’- according to Government inspectors. Alfreton Nursery School has mainly received ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted reports since it first opened in January 2000. The childcare setting, which is [...]
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Fancy a job looking after the markets?

Fancy a job looking after the markets?

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Wed 1st May 2024

Amber Valley Borough Council is currently recruiting for a Markets and Town Centre Officer – a position which includes looking after Alfreton Indoor Market. A spokesman for the council said: “Fancy joining our team as a Markets and Town Ce [...]
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Student conference focuses on careers in the NHS

Student conference focuses on careers in the NHS

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Thu 25th April 2024

Students from the David Nieper Academy in Alfreton have been taking part in a mini conference focusing on working in the NHS. The Year 12 Mini NHS Conference recently took place at the Primary Integrated Community Service (PICS) Headquarte [...]
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Academy students visit international business

Academy students visit international business

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Tue 23rd April 2024

Students from the David Nieper Academy in Alfreton have been visiting an international business. The young people from the academy took a trip into the city of Derby to visit Amazon’s Kegworth Fulfilment Centre. Mrs Fawcett at the academy [...]
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Council offers courses for volunteers

Council offers courses for volunteers

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Tue 16th April 2024

A council is reminding volunteers that there are free courses on offer for them to be able to obtain a ‘Volunteer Passport.’ Derbyshire County Council is making the call and has a course on offer for people to gain an accredited certificat [...]
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Leader awards for air cadet members

Leader awards for air cadet members

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Mon 15th April 2024

Members of a Derbyshire air cadet unit have been gaining leader awards. The three members at Alfreton & Ripley Air Cadets recently undertook assessment for their ‘Lowland Leader Award.’ A spokesman for the squadron said: “Congratulati [...]
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Dressing up fun at day nursery

Dressing up fun at day nursery

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Fri 12th April 2024

Nursery children have been enjoying dressing up as part of a national literature celebration. The youngsters at Ashbourne Day Nurseries at Alfreton attended the setting dressed as their favourite book characters as part of the recent World [...]
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Lots of job vacancies at Derbyshire Police

Lots of job vacancies at Derbyshire Police

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Fri 22nd March 2024

Derbyshire Police are currently recruiting for a variety of roles within the force. And there will be a careers event in May for people to find out more. A spokesman for Derbyshire Constabulary said: “Are you looking for a new job, and in [...]
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