News - Belper
Belper is one of nine Derbyshire market towns which now have a new ally to help them swell and share visitor numbers, realise their full tourism potential and boost their vibrancy.
Huge turnout for anniversary event
Huge turnout for anniversary event: The Derwent Valley Mills Team, who organised the big 15th anniversary celebration for the East Midlands’ only World Heritage Site, were amazed at the turnout on Saturday
Strutt’s North Mill is now OPEN FOR 2017 with a stunning new temporary exhibition by local photographer Jeff Mander, called ‘Sylvan’ – a photographic exploration of Derbyshire’s Woodlands.
Accessible Belper Recognised
Accessible Belper were invited to a gala awards evening hosted by Accessible Derbyshire at Chatsworth House this weekend. Siobhan Fennell accepted the award of “Most Accessible Town of the Year” for the work of the team of Accessible Belper.
Belper A High Street Success Story
Belper A High Street Success Story: Derbyshire Life visits the businesses behind Belper’s popularity as a shopping and tourist destination.
New Manager appointed
The Belper North Mill Trust has appointed Mark Higginson as its new Manager.
Accessible Belper was established in the summer and is a group helping businesses to be welcoming, friendly and inclusive for everyone.
Transition Belper’s wonderful Station Mosaic and Art Gallery collected two top awards at this year’s Community Rail Awards.
Tour of Britain
Crowds turn out in Belper in the glorious sunshine to watch the Tour of Britain cyclists and enjoy all the activities around the town, on the Market Place and in the Memorial Gardens.