Opinion

Opinion
Mountain hare in partial winter coat. Photo by Mark Hamblin.

Animal kingdom’s camouflage tactics inspire military methods of concealment

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust works across six Living Landscapes in Derbyshire, with more than 170 projects for wildlife, people and wild spaces from surveying bumblebee numbers out in the field to taking toddlers on their first ever mini-beast hunt - their work spans from conservation at its most scientific right through to a child’s first experience of nature. 

Opinion
Victims can experience long-standing effects from incidents of hate.

Two hate crimes are recorded in Derbyshire every day

National Hate Crime Awareness Week last month coincided with Home Office figures showing a 29% rise in reported incidents since June across England and Wales, writes Hardyal Dhindsa who is Police and Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire.

News
Julie Richards, principal of Chesterfield College.

Pride of graduation confirms why further education is so important.

We recently held our graduation ceremony for students successfully completing university level courses at the college. It was a wonderful opportunity to not only celebrate all of the students’ hard work and achievements but also see just how proud their friends and families are of them, as indeed are we, writes Julie Richards, principal of Chesterfield College.

Opinion

Peak District’s starring role in new Dr Who

With many of Derbyshire’s stately homes and beautiful coutryside providing the backdrop for countless films and TV programmes over the years, as a sci-fi fan it was a particular thrill to see the Peaks providing the setting for part of the first episode of the new series of Doctor Who this week.

News
Ice cream. Photo by Pixabay.

Come rain, come shine.....older people are never happy with the weather, writes Gay Bolton

Opinion
Load more
Get daily updates Sign Up X