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01/05/2024: Derby College Group (DCG) is staging a Hobby Horse Charity Event at Broomfield Hall for Libby Dodes, an ex-equine student who has a rare form of cancer. The light-hearted event is open to all and no real horses are needed!
Chester Zoo animal carer (Credit: DCG/Chester Zoo)
23/04/2024: Following the ongoing success of an innovative Level 3 Keeper and Aquarist Apprenticeship Programme over the last 20 months, Derby College Group (DCG) is again working with Chester Zoo in delivering and recruiting for the next intake of apprentices for August 2024. 
19/04/2024: The Animal Unit at Derby College Group’s Broomfield Hall will welcome visitors on Sunday 12th May between 11am and 3pm for its Conservation Themed Animal Unit Open Day.
Linzi Smithies
22/03/2024: Linzi Smithies, Advanced Practitioner in Land-based Animal Science and Equine at Broomfield College in Morley has been recognised at a national award ceremony for her efforts in in a project in supporting the students and the teaching team at Derby College Group (DCG).
Credit: DCG
08/03/2024: A consortium of equine organisations including Derby College Group is rallying the industry to play a leading role in addressing the climate crisis and shaping a better future, with the launch of the first nationwide equine carbon calculator.  
The Lord Lieutenant of Derbyshire (centre) with, from left: Theresa Peltier, High Sheriff of Derbyshire, Deputy CEO Heather Kelly, Under Sheriff of Derbyshire and Chair of Governors for DCG, Andrew Cochrane and Jon Collins, Head of Land-based at DCG
05/03/2024: Derby College Group has welcomed the Lord Lieutenant of Derbyshire, Mrs Elizabeth Fothergill CBE to its Broomfield Hall site to plant a tree to commemorate the coronation of King Charles III. 
18/01/2024: Officers from Ilkeston Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team have teamed up with the Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit to tackle the problem of motorists speeding in Morley.
Credit: DCG
27/12/2023: Derby College Group (DCG) has helped create the first industry-wide equine carbon calculator.  
Heather-Ann Pedley
04/12/2023: A Derby College Group (DCG) apprentice has been honoured with a prestigious national award of 'Learner of the Year' as 'Best Animal Care and Management Apprentice'.
Liberty Stamp Hanes
29/11/2023: A former Derby College Group (DCG) animal care student is one of the first undergraduates in the country to enrol on an innovative new veterinary degree programme.