Degree for former poet laureate

image002Cathy Grindrod, a former Derbyshire Poet Laureate and playwright from Heanor,  has been awarded an Honorary Master of Letters degree by the University of Derby.

The degree was given to her at a ceremony at the City’s Assembly Rooms on January 15.

Cathy works as a writer, mentor and facilitator in the East Midlands, specialising in writing for wellbeing, and the award is in recognition of her work inspiring and empowering individuals and communities across Derbyshire.