Spring bank holiday closure

Our offices will close at 4.30pm on Friday 27th May 2016 and will re-open at 9am on Tuesday 31st May 2016.

To make a payment visit or use the facility here on our website.

To report an emergency repair during this time please call 0116 257 6727.

Derwent Life

Derwent Life is Derwent Living’s resident’s magazine. It provides important information about services provided by Derwent Living, news about our customers and has easy-to-enter competitions.

Residents can submit articles, photographs or letters to be in Derwent Life. If you have anything that you would like included please contact the marketing team –

Current issue

Derwent Life: Summer 2016 edition

Back issues

Derwent Life: Spring 2016 editionDerwent Life: Winter 2015 editionDerwent Life: Autumn 2015 edition
Click the covers to download Derwent Life as a PDF file.

The Derwent Life editorial team

Derwent Life is put together by an editorial team made up of Derwent Living staff and customers. The team meets every three months to discuss feedback from the last issue and ideas for the next.

Howard Walton – Customer from Nottingham
Joan Lonnon – Homeowner from Derby
Steven Millward – Customer from Derby
Betty Bode – Retirement Living customer from Derby
Eileen Badham – Homeowner from Derby

Steve Atkin – Marketing and digital media manager
Mitch Allseybrook– Resident involvement manager
Kathryn Shaw – Marketing officer
Harriet Phillipson – Resident involvement officer
Amy Gurer – Marketing assistant

Please contact us if you have any feedback on Derwent Life, have any ideas or would like to submit a letter, poem or photo, or would like to become more involved with Derwent Life.

Contact the Derwent Life editorial team

Derwent Life issue dates

Derwent Life is mailed out to customers four times a year:

Spring edition – mid Feb
Summer edition – early May
Autumn edition – early September
Winter edition – mid November

Each edition is mailed out and will normally arrive with rent statements. We try to make it as fun and enjoyable to read, including stories about our customers hobbies, to residents who have benefited from services to updates on how we are performing

Derwent Life costs us approximately 50p per copy and we hope you agree that is excellent value for money.

Direct Debit – terms and conditions

Click below for the terms and conditions of the Direct Debit quarterly prize draw featured in Derwent Life.

Direct Debit – terms and conditions

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