TIMMS Derby Business Games

Getting to Know…Timms Solicitors

Claire Duffin Blog

Timms Solicitors are a Derby based law firm who are the principal sponsors for the Derby Business Games. In this months Q&A we interviewed Marketing Manager Sharon Jeffery. What are your goals for the next 12 months? According to my PT, I need to up my game and take myself out of my comfort zone. He has suggested a ‘Half Ironman’ but even saying that out loud freaks me out. …

Derby Business Games

Game On For Derby Business Community

Claire Duffin News

Nearly 200 people from businesses and organisations across Derby took part in the first ever Derby Business Games on Thursday July 6 – designed to be the grown up version of the traditional school sports day. Teams of eight competed in a wide range of competitions from rounders and dodgeball to egg and wheelbarrow races in the event.  It was hosted by the University of Derby at Kedleston Road, organised …

QoM Spring 2017

Cycling Royalty Crowned at Spring Sportive

Claire Duffin Cycling

Around 700 cyclists of all ages and experience completed the annual Cycle Derby Spring Classic Sportive on Sunday (April 23) – including the event’s first King and Queen of the Mountain. The Sportive, organised by Cycle Derby and HUUB Events, started and finished at Markeaton Park and included three different distances on picturesque routes around South Derbyshire and East Staffordshire. The highlight of the event this year was the new …

Jenson Button Trust Triathlon 2017

Claire Duffin Triathlon

Sunday July 23rd 2017!!! The Jenson Button Trust Triathlon will return to Derby for the third consecutive year and once again will take place in Markeaton Park. This summer’s event will be even bigger with elite, seasoned and novice triathletes as well as teams of three in the Team Challenge, competing alongside Formula 1 McLaren Honda racing driver Jenson Button in a day of sport.

Ashgate Hospice

Sportives Support Local Charities

Claire Duffin Cycling

Cyclists taking part in the Derby Spring Classic Sportive event on Sunday April 23 and the North Derbyshire Challenge in September will be raising money for local charity Ashgate Hospicecare, which provides support, care and specialist therapy services to people in their own homes across North Derbyshire as well as at the hospice in Chesterfield. Christine Selden, Fundraising Manager for Ashgate Hospice Care explained: “We need to raise £7 million every …