A Brighter City

Bondholder The Derby Civic Society will be launching the “Steve Bloomer“ Blue Plaque on Friday 16th February at 12:30pm with the Mayor of Derby Cllr John Whitby (Patron), Cllr Martin Rawson and their President Don Amott.

Steve Bloomer played for both Bondholder Derby County Football Club and England and was a prolific goal scorer. This will be the 20th Blue Plaque launched by the Derby Civic Society, and will be presented at Paul Wallis Fashions Ltd, Steve Bloomers old school. 

This follows the presentation of the George Larkin Brighter City of Derby Awards 2018, which were held on 9th February, at St Mary's Church Social Centre. In the run up to the awards Derby Civic Society invite nominations for the best new buildings and the best restoration projects completed in the City within the previous calendar year. The Society’s judging panel then visits and awards certificates to the winners who are also presented with a silver salver on which their name is inscribed.

Winners included Bondholders Bean CaffeRobinson Structures, and newcomers to the city BEAR Cafe Company.