It saddens DiS to hear that Derby's excellent Victoria Inn venue is being threatened with closure.
A plan by the local council to improve the area around the city's railway station - the City Centre Eastern Fringes Area Action Plan - if given the go-ahead, would see the venue close, along with a number of other shops.
Full details, and petition information, is available at this site. If you're local - or even if you're not - do have a look and help save one of the country's better small venues. Upcoming gigs (details available from the same site) include shows from 65daysofstatic, Adequate 7 and The Fight.