Festive Derby will be worth the wait

Christmas is still coming to Derby, just a little later than planned due to the new Government restrictions. Plans for Festive Derby will be going ahead in December, with attractions that were due to happen this month being put on hold until the current lockdown lifts. While all events and… Read More

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Welcome to CQ Live

Welcome to CQ Live – the new digital platform created by the Cathedral Quarter Business Improvement District (BID) to showcase our local businesses at this crucial time in the run up to Christmas. You may have previously read the annual CQ Winter Life magazines which have been popular with… Read More

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World’s Oldest Department Store Returns Online

Bennetts: The World’s Oldest Department Store has returned to the virtual high street with the official launch of a new retail website. Derby businessman Paul Hurst – best known for restoring and reopening The Old Bell Hotel in nearby Sadler Gate – bought the fixed assets and goodwill of… Read More

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AGA Delights

Many of us have re-discovered our inner chef this summer and AGA have a wonderful range of new oven to tableware, cookware and textiles which are a great investment for all types of cooking and a perfect gift for an AGA owner. Highlights of the Christmas ranges include the new… Read More

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Lift Your Spirits At Foulds Guitars

Jason Marshall, owner of Foulds Guitars in Strand Arcade invites us all to make this Christmas one to remember. This year has been tough and no-one has escaped the ravages of Coronavirus. However with all that’s going on people are finding they have a little more time on their hands, so it’s the… Read More

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Aesthetic Treatments – So Much More Than Just Looking Good

By Lisa Fairbrother, owner of Empowered Aesthetics which is based at Headquarters salon in Queen Street. As an adjective, the meaning of aesthetics is “concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty” Although an increasing number of people come to us for aesthetic treatments – wanting to look younger for… Read More

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Canopy Online

Like many others across the country, Canopy, established since 1992 and based in Sadler Gate, in the city’s Cathedral Quarter, was forced to close its retail premises following the introduction of the coronavirus lockdown. Owner and director James Hurdis looked to respond quickly to the situation and worked with Derby… Read More

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