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Book Festival

Posted by diana b on March 21, 2017 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (1)

Derby Book Festival is gearing up for its 3rd year. There are always some free events - especially for children. If you haven't received a leaflet, check  out the website

Sheila Cash

Posted by diana b on March 13, 2017 at 5:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Sheila was a long term resident of White St and took part in Six Streets events like Hallowe'en, Street Sale and Playing Out. She was known to dog walkers as well, especially on Sturgess Fields.

Sheila died suddenly on Feb 23rd and her funeral is this Wed at the crematorium (Markeaton Hotel afterwards).It is family flowers only but if you wish to donate to Just for Dogs, that would be appreciated. Sheila used to volunteer for them and their dogs came from there.

Bill, he...

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Bunny Needed!

Posted by diana b on March 9, 2017 at 4:40 AM Comments comments (1)

Have you ever wanted to be a 6ft white rabbit waving to 130 children in the park? (non speaking role)

No? Then that is only because you don't know how much fun it is!

please email [email protected] if you are available on the morning of Easter Sunday - April 16th.

Offers of help giving out eggs and supervising the races (not competitive so very relaxing job) also welcome


Craft Fair Stalls

Posted by diana b on March 6, 2017 at 7:25 PM Comments comments (0)

on behalf of Friends of Markeaton Park

We are holding 2 Craft Fairs in the spring

Sunday 9th April

Sunday 21st May

(details on calendar)

We have some spare stall space and wondered if someone from the 6 streets area is interested in taking the opportunity to sell crafts/goods.

Anyone interested needs to contact Mel Bayes on 07875 998247 or 01332 552949

Many Thanks

Linda Proud

Looking for a challenge?

Posted by diana b on March 6, 2017 at 7:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Are you a multi tasker with time to spare on Thursday evenings? Would you like something totally different from the 9 to 5 grind?

If so, there is a great opportunity available as 35th Derby Scouts are looking for a Beaver Leader.

See poster

Street that shares

Posted by diana b on March 3, 2017 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Hi I saw some information on social website" target="_blank">Nextdoor about a charity initiative to increase neighbourliness and perhaps appear on TV! Sounded like the kind of scheme Six Streets should support... So if you think your street would be up for it, then we can help you.

Ideally a small group of people from same Street will run with this.

The charity Hubbub ww...

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Smart Water

Posted by diana b on March 1, 2017 at 9:15 AM Comments comments (0)
Neighbourhood Watch have information on buying Smartwater at discount. The details are on Facebook. If you decide to buy then not only is it a deterrent but also increases chances of getting your stuff back

Email and phone scamming

Posted by Ian on February 21, 2017 at 5:55 AM Comments comments (0)


Thought I would share my own stupidity with you  - why let it go to wast when you might benefit/have a laugh!


I know about email and phone phishing scams and read about victims with breathless amazement, but of course regard myself clued up. Then last week broke both cardinal rules of staying safe… I gave my card details over the phone to a cold caller and clicked on an email link offering me money!


The caller was our veg box...

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Posted by Mannion on February 17, 2017 at 4:50 AM Comments comments (0)

 Hi Diana

Markeaton School PTFA are hosting their annual Quiz Night on Friday 10th March.  7pm - 11pm.

we have 2 tables left if the six streets fancy entering a team?  it's £10pp which includes a fish & chip supper (vegi option) delivered hot to your table.  We also have a licenced bar serving wines, larger & ale, all profit goes towards the children who attend Markeaton.  Each team consists of 8-10 people.

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Lost - dog collar

Posted by diana b on February 16, 2017 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)

It's blue with a dog paw pattern. Collar tag says Arran. Lost on morning of Thursday 16th.

It came off him somewhere after Jonty Farmer into Sturgess Fields, then over bridge into Markeaton Park .I didn't notice until been round the park.

If you find it, could you drop it into 54 Wheeldon Ave? Thanks