Show us your Derbyshire Spirit. The Derbyshire Spirit can be found in every street, village and town. It's about us looking out for each other, following the guidance, staying safe and being kind.
You can see examples of the Derbyshire Spirit at the bottom of this page and also see a variety of stories pictures and videos including:
We might be apart but we're together in spirit. We really want to see your examples of the Derbyshire Spirit so we can feature them on this page.
Send us a picture or a video with your name, place and details of what you are doing by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Whitestones care home
Residents at our Whitestones care home made the most of the sunshine with a garden party. After a delicious picnic lunch ice lollies kept everyone cool in the heat. Residents also had a singalong and danced to Abba. Lot's of fun and Derbyshire spirit on show!
Summer, Wendy and Max
Summer, Wendy and Max from Whaley Bridge showed their appreciation for the NHS and said thank you with some stylish t-shirts.
Kayleigh, one of our carers entered our Briar Close home into an online competition to win a rainbow. She told them how wonderful our home, residents and staff are and they won a cheerful rainbow to raise resident's spirits.
Carol Brewer from Belper has written and performed this cheery little song thanking all our amazing key workers! Thanks for your #DerbyshireSpirit Carol and #ThanksKeyWorkers
This wonderful poster was designed by Chesterfield CLP Youth Officer, Liz Mullins, and her mum Theresa and is on display in the window of the Labour Club on Saltergate.
Sharon is member of the MD Long Eaton Silver Prize Band who have been playing ever Thursday evening at 8pm and plan to do a concert on VE day.
Lynden Cooper uses his musical talents to inspire his neighbours, colleagues and family. Each week he shares a video of the ‘clap for carers’ evening when he plays a different tune on his brass instrument.
Staff at our Petersham centre were delighted to find this wonderful sign had been placed anonymously thanking staff at the care home. What a lovely gesture!
Shannon, Kodi, Olly
Shannon, Kodi and Olly are helping raise money for the Royal Derby hospital by each doing 1,500 steps every day for the next three weeks. Amazing Derbyshire Spirit!
Natalie and her family have been fundraising to buy tablets for local care homes to help residents video chat with their families. They've raised £625 so far and provided two tablets.
This Chapel-en-le-Frith family are enjoying socially distanced outings - here they’re at Bugsworth Basin searching for baby ducklings.
Matt, part of Erewash Borough Council's Green Space and Street Scene team, has dyed his hair in rainbow colours to show support to key workers.
Bruce and Sarah
Bruce and Sarah Johnson have started a small pantry box for their local community to both access and donate in to.
Olga from Dronfield gets a virtual birthday wish from the Dronfield Parish Church Choir.
The Casey family are enjoying socially distanced countryside walks close to home.
Pearl from Matlock showing her washed hands.
In Derbyshire we look after each other. If you need some help you can find it here.
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The heart of Derbyshire is its people. Show us your Derbyshire Spirit.