Corrie star to appear at concert

LOCal actress Gwen Taylor will perform a reading at a Derby Carol Concert in aid of Parkinson’s UK on Wednesday, November 30.

Born in the city and currently appearing in Coronation Street, she will be appearing in the concert, which starts at Derby Cathedral on the day.

The concert features the Rolls-Royce (Derby) Band, the Duffield Singers and the Fosse Singers as they present a musical celebration of Christmas, hosted by Colin Slater from BBC Radio Nottingham.

Sheila North, chairman of the Derby and District Branch of Parkinson’s UK, said: “We are extremely grateful to Gwen for taking a break from her busy schedule to support the concert in this way.”

Tickets are £10 per adult, £5 per child under 16 and £8 for members of Parkinson’s UK. To buy tickets, contact the Derby branch on 01332 662941 or email