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St Peters Quarter BID News Update issue 166

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Issue No 166         August 2015

 

Cafe Lavanta - finalist in Food and Drink Awards 2015

Congratulations to Cafe Lavanta in St Peters Churchyard which has been confirmed as one of 27 finalists in this year's Derby Food and Drink Awards.

 

The cafe, which opened earlier in the year, is one of three finalists in the Best Newcomers Category.

 

The finalists were chosen from 1600 nominations with the winners to be announced at an awards ceremony on 12 October.

 

Derby Feste 2015

St Peters Quarter is co-sponsoring this year's Derby Feste, held on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th September. 

 

The Friday night parade will commence at St Peters Cross, and there are acts based in the BID area, including the Spot, St Peters Cross, East Street and Riverlights, throughout the Saturday.

 

The BID's ranger team will start to deliver window posters  to businesses over the next few days for display in the lead up to this popular event. Feste programmes will also be made available to those businesses happy to distribute them to customers.

 

Hygiene Ratings

Congratulations to the Chung Wah Supermarket, Wilmot Street which was awarded  a five star rating in the latest hygiene ratings issued by the Council's  inspectors.

 

 

 

Mayor opens new business

The Mayor of Derby cut the ribbon at the formal opening of PEP & Co in Albion Street last Saturday.

This major,new investment follows on from  those made by Lee Longlands and Nationwidwide Building Society in the same area over the last two years.

 

Loyalty Scheme - Cobbers customer rewarded

Ian Richardson from Derby was rewarded for his loyalty last week when his name was drawn from the list of customers who had scanned St Peters Quarter Loyalty App offers over the last month.

Ian has a Loyalty App stamp card at Cobbers Cafe in Sacheverel Street and is pictured receiving £25 St Peters Quarter vouchers from cafe proprietor Josh Morgan.

 

Businesses with Loyalty App scheme offers are encouraged to ask customers if they have the Loyalty App and to scan the till side QR code. 

 

Diary Dates

whats onForthcoming events in the St Peters Quarter include: 

 

Wednesday 26 August - Richard Holmes sings at Derby Riverlights 7.30am

 

Friday 28 August - Lily's Songbook at Derby Riverlights 3 - 5pm

 

Saturday 29 August - Lily at St Peters Cross 11am

 

Thursday 3 September - Business and Retail in the City meeting 9.30am at the BID offices

 

Saturday 5 September - Kezia from 11am followed by Richard Holmes at 1pm at the Spot.

 

Saturday 12 September - St Peters Quarter Live at St Peters Cross featuring Rag Tag Misfits at 10.30am followed by Richard Holmes and the return of Danieal

 

Tuesday 22 September - Derby Theatre celebrating its 40th anniversary on site with a Gala fund raising performance of Brassed Off at 6.15pm . All proceeds to the Theatre's local community programme.

 

Friday 25 September - Derby Feste parade starts from St Peters Cross 9pm

 

Saturday 26 September - Derby Feste programme in St Peters Quarter

 

For more information on these and other events in the area, please visit : www.visitderby.co.uk  or  www.stpetersquarter.co.uk   

 

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St Peters Quarter BID News Update issue 165

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Issue No 165         August 2015

 

St Peters Quarter Live Entertainment

The St Peters Quarter Live street entertainment programme features some fantastic music and entertainment that will create a carnival atmosphere this Saturday 22 August at St Peters Cross.

 

Starting at 11am with Scribble Victory acoustic duo (listed in the music press as one of the bands to look out for in 2015).

 

Followed at 11.40am by Cordao de Ouro performers - live music, martial arts display,dance and Brazilian culture. (Repeated at 12.30pm)

 

12.15pm - sees the return of the ever popular of Arjana Dance, a professional troupe of belly dancers with their fantastic outfits. (Repeated at 1.45pm and 2.50pm)

 

And at 1pm we welcome Calidoscopio Carnival Drummers, a vibrant and colourful percussion group who play Brazilian and Fusion. (Repeated at 2pm)

 

This high energy event represents the mid point of  St Peters Quarter's summer entertainment programme that culminates with Derby Feste and Derby Folk Festival in late September, early October.

 

Pep & Co - opens Saturday 22 August

This new retail store opens this Saturday, 22 August, in the East Street premises previously occupied by Next, and latterly Derby City Council customer services, which has stood vacant for two years.

 

This follows on from last week's opening of Inside Out, further along East Street.

 

University of Derby Open Day - 26 September 2015

SPQ logoThe University of Derby wish to extend an invite to St Peters Quarter businesses to attend their next Open Day to be held at Kedleston Road campus on Saturday September 26 between 10am - 3pm.

 

Businesses will have the opportunity to have a 'pop up' stand where they can give out freebies, samples, flyers, information and vouchers to the students and parents in attendance. The University are expecting over 3,000 people to attend on the day.

 

For more information or to book your space, please contact Jeremy Swan of the University of Derby on 01332 591994 or via email.

 

Media Opportunity

SPQ logoThe BID has arranged for a feature to appear in the Derby Telegraph during September that will focus on the independent business offer in the Lanes area of St Peters Quarter (Babington Lane, Green Lane, Macklin Street and the Spot, including London Road and Osmaston Road).

 

If you would like your business to be included please email the BID office by 8 September.  If you have any questions please phone 01332 419050

 

St Peters Quarter Business Watch Programme - Exchange Street

The BID Business Watch programme has grown since the launch of the pioneer group, based around Macklin  Street, 18 months ago, with further Watches established in areas centred on Green Lane, Exchange Street, St Peters Street and Osmaston Road.

The next meeting of the Exchange Street Watch area is Wednesday 23 September at 8.30am at Lee Longlands. Businesses in Albion Street, Exchange Street, East Street West and the Morledge please note your diaries.

 

Diary Dates

whats onForthcoming events in the St Peters Quarter include: 

 

Saturday 22 August - St Peters Quarter Live Entertainment - bringing a flavour of the Brazilian Carnival to St Peters Cross, from 11am

 

Monday 24 August - Kezia sings at Derby Riverlights 3 - 5pm

 

Wednesday 26 August - Richard Holmes sings at Derby Riverlights 7.30am

 

Friday 28 August - Lily's Songbook at Derby Riverlights 3 - 5pm

 

Saturday 29 August - Lily at St Peters Cross 11am

 

Thursday 3 September - Business and Retail in the City meeting 9.30am at the BID offices

 

Saturday 5 September - Kezia from 11am followed by Richard Holmes at 1pm at the Spot.

 

For more information on these and other events in the area, please visit : www.visitderby.co.uk  or  www.stpetersquarter.co.uk   

 

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