Music scene rallies in bid to save the Hairy Dog

Following a battle with Derby City Council and Derbyshire Police music venue the Hairy Dog has had its premises licence revoked. It is continuing to trade while appealing the decision. Read More …

Hairy Dog faces licensing threat following reports of violence and disorder

Derby music venue the Hairy Dog is again facing licensing issues following reports of violence and disorder and could find itself shut down. The council’s general licensing sub committee will Read More …

Snug Recording Company needs your help: studio under threat from new development

Snug Recording Company, the studio based in Agard Street, is under threat as an application has been made for the building of an eight storey residential block on neighbouring ground. Read More …

Libraries Week: the role of public libraries in health, wellbeing and democracy

This week is Libraries Week on Storge where we’re looking at the potential and the context of public libraries, and their future as changes to the way they are run in Derby Read More …

Libraries Week: Derby Central Library – the building, the history

As Libraries Week continues on Storge we look at the 138 year history of Derby Central Library. In plans currently being pushed forward by the city council the largest of Read More …

Libraries Week: Is volunteering the future for public libraries?

This week is Libraries Week on Storge where we’re looking at the potential and the context of public libraries, their future as changes to the way they are run in Read More …