BBC East Midlands Today Interviews Cllr Banwait about Derby Womens Centre

The Womens centre featured on Sunday 15 October East Midlands Today news bulletins with an interview with the leader of Derby City Council, Cllr Banwait. The centre has been raising funds since featuring on BBC East Midlands at the beginning and end of September this year whilst facing iminent closure. Since featuring the centre has secured through kind donations from the public and business communities enough money to provide services and run events through to Christmas this year. We hope that the kindness and support continues through to the end of this year and into the new year, we have a
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BBC East Midlands Today re-visit the Women’s Centre 4 weeks on.

BBC East Midlands today visited the centre this afternoon after first covering our plight at the beginning of September with the centre at risk of imminent closure. It is with great pride that we can share with the people of Derby and Derbyshire that the centre has received donations meaning we can run up to Christmas this year. It has been a truly humbling time, THANK YOU everyone for your wishes, support and donations. But let’s not stop there, we have proved and delivered what seemed like the impossible. We featured again this evening and will post a copy. This
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BBC Radio Derby interviews – the plight of the Derby Womens Centre

There is likely to be a follow up regarding the plight of the Derby Women’s Centre and its campaign to raise funds to continue its work here in the City of Derby and beyond. The recent BBC Radio Derby interviews with the centre’s CEO which include the local authority apologising for its original statement and making a formal apology saying it was referring to the centre. We continue to push forward with our fund raising and are receiving daily donations through all of the channels we have set up including the main GOFUNDME campaign. There are also details coming of
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Derby City Council issues an Apology following BBC Broadcasts

On BBC Radio Derby Martyn Williams Show this afternoon it was reported that Derby City Council had issued another statement following last weeks TV News and Radio interviews. What they said is that they were indeed referring people to the centre and that they apologised for denying this and for misinformation. We will post here last weeks BBC Radio Derby Broadcast and also tonight’s bulletin as soon as they are available. Recordings of the BBC East Midlands Broadcast’s from the afternoon, evening and late shows from the 07/09/2017 will be published on our web page and here when we have them.
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Derby Women's Centre are a Registered Charity No 1135743