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'Business to Business’ offers businesses located in the Cathedral Quarter, the facility to promote collaborative working with other businesses.

By including details of your new projects, activities and forthcoming tenders within your business, there may be mutually beneficial opportunities which may be of interest to other businesses to collaborate and help you both find additional ways to reach your target markets and grow your business.

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The listings will also include updates of CQ BID meetings and projects

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To read the latest CQ BID  newsletter (Summer 2015) giving an overview of achievements over the last year click here

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  • TheCathedral Quarter BID is to produce a summer 2015 issue of CQ Life.  The full colour glossy magazine will bedistributed as a bound insert within the August edition of Derbyshire Lifemagazine, which will go on sale from early July. Thisrepresents a fantastic opportunity for you to publicise your business – FREE OFCHARGE. Aswith previous editions, CQ Life will focus on editorial – featuring ideas, adviceand comment to ensure that we interest the readers with information rather thangoing for the hard sell in block advertising. The following features are planned for this edition: ·        Hot looksfor summer: Seasonal fashion, hair and beauty tips, styles and innovativetreatments ·        Summerfun: Including events, performances, family activities and CQ Saturdayssummer programme ·        Summer daysand nights: Including café culture, eating out (day and evening), eveningentertainment/venues and hotel offers ·        Home Inspiration:Products and ideas for the home and garden this summer - including interiordesign and home accessories   Thereis likely to be extensive interest for inclusion in this edition of CQ Life soplease contact our PR agent Sarah Jenkin-Jones as a matter of urgency todiscuss what you want to include in the magazine and to book your place Tel:01332 515102/07951945665                 Email:sarah@jjpublicrelations.co.uk Thelatest deadline for copy and photographs is Friday 24 April 2015. This is a fantasticway of demonstrating your expertise and encouraging customers into yourbusiness so please do get involved and, just to reiterate, inclusion in themagazine is at no cost to your business – it is all part of the BID’s work topromote the Cathedral Quarter and the businesses within this area. Should you requireany further information on BID activities please do not hesitate to contact theCathedral Quarter BID office
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  • Derby College Starts Search For Apprentice Verger Derby College has launched a unique recruitment drive to find an Apprentice Verger to work at Derby Cathedral. The young person will complete customer service qualifications with the College as well as the Church of England Guild of Vergers diploma alongside paid work at £151.60 a week plus additional bonuses for evening and weekend work. The diverse job on offer includes liaising with the thousands of visitors to the Cathedral, supporting with the security and upkeep of the building and setting up and taking part in services and events including operating PA and lighting equipment. Derby Cathedral Assistant Curate Revd Andy Trenier explained: “Derby Cathedral is a fast paced, and exciting place to work. “We are open for the whole community 365 days a year and the Apprentice Verger will be an important part of the team welcoming one and all to the Cathedral for a wide variety of purposes. “We have also received funding from Arts Council England and the First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Fund which have given us the equipment and opportunities to increase our capacity and potential as a performance and events venue. “The Apprentice Verger wil ltherefore greatly enhance the capacity of the team here to deliver these events. “We are looking for someone with an appetite to learn, to remain positive and cheerful even under pressure,be strong team player and have naturally good interpersonal skills. “They also need to be comfortable working with the widest cross section of the public and in a religious environment. “We already have two apprentices amongst our 30 staff who work across several business areas and charities and they continue to contribute greatly to the organisation so we know that this structured learning and employment programme works. “We are delighted to be working with Derby College who will handle the recruitment and training of this position and I hope that young people will recognise that this is a fantastic opportunity to learn some valuable skills in a dynamic and supportive environment.” Derby College Business Development Director April Hayhurst said: “This is a unique opportunity for a special person to work at the heart of one the regions’ best known institutions.  “It is definitely one of the more unusual apprenticeship roles that we have worked on but I am confident that we will be able to find the right candidate for the Cathedral and support the young person onto the first rung of what will be a fascinating career ladder. “The diverse skills and experience that the successful candidate gains will open many doors for them in a wide range of future careers.”   The deadline for applications is 15 January. For more information about this and all the apprenticeship opportunities available through Derby College, please contact The Apprenticeship Team amy.frankland@derby-college.ac.uk or visit http://www.derby-college.ac.uk/index.php/apprenticeships.htmland click the link to current vacancies. Ends Media enquiries: Sarah Jenkin-Jones, PR Officer,Derby College, Tel: 07951 945 665; Email: sarah@jjpublicrelations.co.uk    
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  • Derby College Starts Search For Apprentice Verger Derby College has launched a unique recruitment drive to find an Apprentice Verger to work at Derby Cathedral. The young person will complete customer service qualifications with the College as well as the Church of England Guild of Vergers diploma alongside paid work at £151.60 a week plus additional bonuses for evening and weekend work. The diverse job on offer includes liaising with the thousands of visitors to the Cathedral, supporting with the security and upkeep of the building and setting up and taking part in services and events including operating PA and lighting equipment. Derby Cathedral Assistant Curate Revd Andy Trenier explained: “Derby Cathedral is a fast paced, and exciting place to work. “We are open for the whole community 365 days a year and the Apprentice Verger will be an important part of the team welcoming one and all to the Cathedral for a wide variety of purposes. “We have also received funding from Arts Council England and the First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Fund which have given us the equipment and opportunities to increase our capacity and potential as a performance and events venue. “The Apprentice Verger wil ltherefore greatly enhance the capacity of the team here to deliver these events. “We are looking for someone with an appetite to learn, to remain positive and cheerful even under pressure,be strong team player and have naturally good interpersonal skills. “They also need to be comfortable working with the widest cross section of the public and in a religious environment. “We already have two apprentices amongst our 30 staff who work across several business areas and charities and they continue to contribute greatly to the organisation so we know that this structured learning and employment programme works. “We are delighted to be working with Derby College who will handle the recruitment and training of this position and I hope that young people will recognise that this is a fantastic opportunity to learn some valuable skills in a dynamic and supportive environment.” Derby College Business Development Director April Hayhurst said: “This is a unique opportunity for a special person to work at the heart of one the regions’ best known institutions.  “It is definitely one of the more unusual apprenticeship roles that we have worked on but I am confident that we will be able to find the right candidate for the Cathedral and support the young person onto the first rung of what will be a fascinating career ladder. “The diverse skills and experience that the successful candidate gains will open many doors for them in a wide range of future careers.”   The deadline for applications is 15 January. For more information about this and all the apprenticeship opportunities available through Derby College, please contact The Apprenticeship Team amy.frankland@derby-college.ac.uk or visit http://www.derby-college.ac.uk/index.php/apprenticeships.htmland click the link to current vacancies. Ends Media enquiries: Sarah Jenkin-Jones, PR Officer,Derby College, Tel: 07951 945 665; Email: sarah@jjpublicrelations.co.uk    
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  • DerbyCathedral Quarter’s CQ Saturdays September events will give visitors afantastic flavour of the 2015 Derby Festé programme. Awide range of street entertainment and events will be held in the CathedralQuarter as part of the two-day Festé programme on Friday September 25 andSaturday September 26. Inthe meantime, there is a host of free entertainment in the area in the run upto the event. OnSaturday September 12 CQ Saturdays Street Circus, presented by the CathedralQuarter Business Improvement District (BID) and Déda Producing – one of thelead partners in Derby Festé, will return to the Waterfall stage in the MarketPlace between 11am and 3pm. Residentcompère ChangoFuego will introduce the acts and delight the crowds with hisfire artistry and arena of danger.  Hewill be joined by The Tom Show’s unique blend of uni-cycling, acrobatics, contortionismand comedy as well as Shakespearian flavoured street theatre from Derby’s own1623 Theatre Company. Thenon Saturday September 19, the weekend before Derby Festé, the Cathedral Quarterwill team up with Derby arts organisation Furthest from the Sea to present aday of live music, dance, theatre and comedy at the Waterfall stage from 11amand 3pm. Handcraftedat the Cathedral Quarter will also return to the Market Place and underneaththe Guildhall arches on Saturday September 19 between 10am and 4pm hosting someof the region’s top artisan producers selling everything from jewellery andhomewares to fine art and gifts.   Furthermore,every Thursday until September 17,  renowned local historian Richard Felix takesvisitors on a guided 45-minute lunchtime walk of the Cathedral Quarter from 12noon. Ticketscost £6 which includes a voucher for the Cathedral Coffee Shop in Iron Gate andare available on the day from the Cathedral Quarter Rangers on duty in the areaor in advance from the coffee shop. Derby’sCathedral Quarter is then the perfect place to enjoy Derby Festé, with fantasticindependent shops, food and drink establishments and cultural venues. OnFriday September 25, Derby Festé kicks off with an animation projection ontothe Silk Mill where the stories of the Joseph Wright Collection come to life(7.30pm to 10pm). Soulof Fado fire and dance spectacular will be performed on Cathedral Green at 8pm. TheSaurus parade will wind its way through the Cathedral Quarter and into theMarket Place between 9pm and 10pm with giant beasts charging through the crowdslooking for food to calm their hunger. OnSaturday September 26, the Cathedral Quarter will host a wide range ofinnovative street entertainment from roving theatre to slapstick comedy, musicand aerial acrobatics. Theevent will finish on Saturday evening with a fire show in the Market Place andheadline act Danbor Talka at nearby Bass’ Recreation Ground. MartinLangsdale, chair of the Cathedral Quarter Management Group, which drivesforward activities under the area’s Business Improvement District status, explained:“CQ Saturdays has been very well received by both businesses and visitorsthroughout the summer and the September programme is the perfect appetiser forthe fantastic Derby Festé programme at the end of the month. “Manyvisitors now come into the Cathedral Quarter on Saturdays especially to see theentertainment which is organised by the BID and our arts partners. “Theentertainment has created a vibrant, Covent Garden-style atmosphere in the areawhich people can sit back and enjoy and then explore the area whether they wantto go shopping, have lunch or visit the many cultural venues. “Weare delighted that the Cathedral Quarter features so heavily in the Derby Festéprogramme and look forward to welcoming festival stalwarts back to the area forthe weekend as well as those who will be visiting the city for the first time.” Informationabout all the events in the Cathedral Quarter are available at www.derbycathedralquarter.co.uk;on Twitter @DerbyCQ and Facebook CathedralQuarterDerby
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  • CQ BID and Business News E-bulletin Issue No 277  August 2015   Derby Feste - 25 & 26 September - Save the Date! Derby Festé will take place on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 September this year - make sure you save the date in your diary if you haven't done so already!   Friday sees a variety of acts around the Cathedral Quarter, with sensual contemporary dance, folk music and a procession of giant prehistoric beasts through the city centre.   Saturday welcomes street arts performers, live music and dance in the Cathedral Quarter and St Peters Quarter before the party moves to Bass' Recreation Ground for the incredible Danbor Talka.    The performance of Danbor Talka on Saturday will be priced at £7 in advance (£10 on the gate), with family tickets also available - Buy tickets from the Derby Live website here . Please note that ticket prices are marked on the website at £10, the discount of £3 for advance tickets applies during the transaction.   Derby Folk Festival 2-4 October  This year sees the ninth Derby Folk Festival taking place in the Cathedral Quarter over the weekend of 2-4 October. The festival will take place in a number of locations this year, including the Market Place, Guildhall Theatre, Derby Cathedral and Old Bell Hotel.    As well as a large number of musical performances there will also be food and drink available, a craft fair, dance displays, storytelling, workshops and more. For further information please click [here].   Derby Folk festival is sponsored by the Cathedral Quarter.   Content Required for 'Eating out in the CQ' Feature The Cathedral Quarter BID has arranged a two page spread to appear in the Weekend section of the Derby Telegraph in October celebrating eateries in the Cathedral Quarter. We want to hear from restaurants and bars in the Cathedral Quarter who would like to use this unique opportunity to promote and showcase their business, free of charge.   Some pictures will be included in the article so please forward pictures of your business (images should preferably show a busy venue as opposed to an empty interior shot) and food from your menus as well as a brief editorial.   If you would like your business to feature, please contact our PR agent Sarah Jenkin-Jones on Tel: 01332 515102/07951945665 or  via email. The latest deadline for copy and photographs is Friday 11 September 2015.    CQ Winter Life 2015 - Don't miss this opportunity! The Christmas 2015 issue of CQ Life is due to be published at the beginning of November and is a fantastic opportunity for you to promote your business at this important time of year - FREE OF CHARGE.   The full colour glossy magazine will be distributed polywrapped with the Derbyshire Life and Derbyshire magazines, through key outlets in the city and county and online to loyalty cardholders.   The following features are planned for the Christmas 2015 issue:   Christmas gift ideas - featuring gift ideas for all the family Looking good - fashion, accessories, hair and beauty, fitness Celebrate in style - restaurants, lunchtime and evening venues Christmas magic - what's on, entertainment NB: please let us have information about any events that you have planned   If you would like a piece featuring your business in this magazine, please contact our PR agent Sarah Jenkin-Jones on Tel: 01332 515102/07951945665 or via email. The latest deadline for copy and photographs is Friday September 11 2015.    Diary Dates   Forthcoming events in the Cathedral Quarter include:   Thursday 30 July - Thursday 17 September - Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime Walks 12pm Thursday each week. (meet outside Derby Cathedral)   Thursday 3 September - Business and Retail in the City Meeting - BID Offices 9.30am.   Saturday 12 September - CQ Saturdays Street Circus - 11am to 3pm Waterfall, Market Place  Thursday 17 September - Farmers Market - Market Place 8am to 2pm   Saturday 19 September - CQ Saturdays Knickerbocker Glorious - 11am - 3pm Waterfall, Market Place   Saturday 19 September - CQ Saturdays Handcrafted at the Cathedral Quarter - 10am - 4pm Guildhall Arches  Friday 25 September - Saturday 26 September - Derby Feste   Friday 2 October - Sunday 4 October - Derby Folk Festival   For more information on these and other events in the area, please visit : www.visitderby.co.uk or www.derbycathedralquarter.co.uk      Individual Diverse Inspiring www.derbycathedralquarter.co.uk    01332 419053   You have been sent this email as your details are registered against  a business located in the Cathedral Quarter Business Improvement District The BID is project managed by Partnerships for Better Business UK Ltd (pfbbUK)  JOIN OUR MAILING LIST
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  • CQ BID and Business News E-bulletin Issue No 276     August 2015   Content Required for 'Eating out in the CQ' Feature The Cathedral Quarter BID has arranged a two page spread to appear in the Weekend section of the Derby Telegraph in October celebrating eateries in the Cathedral Quarter. We want to hear from restaurants and bars in the Cathedral Quarter who would like to use this unique opportunity to advertise and showcase your business, free of charge.   Some pictures will be included in the article so please forward pictures of your business (images should preferably show a busy venue as opposed to an empty interior shot) and food from your menus as well as a brief editorial.   If you would like your business to feature, please contact our PR agent Sarah Jenkin-Jones on Tel: 01332 515102/07951945665 or  via email. The latest deadline for copy and photographs is Friday 11 September 2015.    Derby Food & Drink Awards The finalists for the 2015 Food & Drink Awards have now been announced with businesses in the Cathedral Quarter featuring heavily.   Congratulations go to Lorentes and The Spice Lounge, finalists for the Best International Award; Iberico, The Spice Lounge and Le Bistrot Pierre finalists in Best Customer Service; Iberico and Rowley's, finalists for Restaurant of the Year; The Brooklyn Social and Hide Burger Bar, finalists for Best Newcomer; Bean Caffe Riverside and Cube at Deda, finalists for Best Café; The Distillery and The Brooklyn Social, both finalists for Best Bar; and The Silk Mill Ale and Cider House, finalist in the Best Pub category.    Winners will be announced at a ceremony on 12 October at Derby's Roundhouse.   CQ Winter Life 2015 - Don't miss this opportunity! The Christmas 2015 issue of CQ Life is due to be published at the beginning of November and is a fantastic opportunity for you to publicise your business at this important time of year - FREE OF CHARGE.   The full colour glossy magazine will be distributed polywrapped with the Derbyshire Life and Derbyshire magazines, through key outlets in the city and county and online to loyalty cardholders.   The following features are planned for the Christmas 2015 issue:   Christmas gift ideas - featuring gift ideas for all the family Looking good - fashion, accessories, hair and beauty, fitness Celebrate in style - restaurants, lunchtime and evening venues Christmas magic - what's on, entertainment NB: please let us have information about any events that you have planned   If you would like a piece featuring your business in this magazine, please contact our PR agent Sarah Jenkin-Jones on Tel: 01332 515102/07951945665 or via email. The latest deadline for copy and photographs is Friday September 11 2015.    Cathedral Quarter business photographs required Throughout the year the Cathedral Quarter publish various printed material and undertake a number of features in the local media, all of which require images of the Cathedral Quarter and its businesses.   If you have quality high resolution images of your business which you are happy for the Cathedral Quarter to use please let us know. In particular we are looking for images which show the Cathedral Quarter as an attractive, vibrant and unique destination (example images include a fully booked restaurant or busy retail premises).  For further information please call 01332 419053 or email.   CQ Lunchtime Walks in the Cathedral Quarter Join renowned historian and television personality Richard Felix on a 45 minute tour of the Cathedral Quarter as part of the CQ Lunchtime Walks.   The walks will take place every Thursday lunchtime from 12 noon between 16 July and 17 September and will provide visitors with a unique opportunity to learn fascinating facts about one of Derby's most historical areas.    The Cost of the Walks is £6, payable on the day to the Cathedral Quarter Rangers or in advance from Derby Cathedral Coffee Shop. Tickets also include a discount voucher for use in the Coffee Shop. Meeting point is outside Derby Cathedral.   Diary Dates   Forthcoming events in the Cathedral Quarter include:   Thursday 30 July - Thursday 17 September - Cathedral Quarter Lunchtime Walks 12pm Thursday each week. (meet outside Derby Cathedral)   Thursday 3 September - Business and Retail in the City Meeting - BID Offices 9.30am.   Saturday 12 September - CQ Saturdays Street Circus - 11am to 3pm Waterfall, Market Place  Thursday 17 September - Farmers Market - Market Place 8am to 2pm   Saturday 19 September - CQ Saturdays Knickerbocker Glorious - 11am - 3pm Waterfall, Market Place   Saturday 19 September - CQ Saturdays Handcrafted at the Cathedral Quarter - 10am - 4pm Guildhall Arches  Friday 25 September - Saturday 26 September - Derby Feste   Friday 2 October - Sunday 4 October - Derby Folk Festival   For more information on these and other events in the area, please visit : www.visitderby.co.uk or www.derbycathedralquarter.co.uk      Individual Diverse Inspiring www.derbycathedralquarter.co.uk    01332 419053   You have been sent this email as your details are registered against  a business located in the Cathedral Quarter Business Improvement District The BID is project managed by Partnerships for Better Business  Ltd (pfbbUK)  JOIN OUR MAILING LIST
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