Derby's Christmas ice rink is coming back this year - as funding secured for next three years
The festive ice rink will be the centrepiece of Derby's Market Place this Christmas - as a funding deal has been struck to host the attraction for three years.
Derbyshire's cricket ground sponsor 3aaa and the Cathedral Quarter Business Improvement District have pledged more than £35,000 a year between them to save the attraction, which draws 20,000 visitors each year.
Derby City Council said it could not afford to host the ice rink without the funding and council leader Ranjit Banwait has thanked 3aaa founder Peter Marples for the contribution. Derby-based training provider 3aaa said the... read more
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