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New Role at DDCVS – Children and Young People’s Development Worker

We are recruiting for a new role at DDCVS – a Children and Young People’s Development Worker to enhance the effectiveness of existing grassroots voluntary groups and to support the development of new grassroots voluntary groups – where both new and existing groups have a focus on working with children and young people.

Closing date Monday 4th December at 5pm.

Tideswell Village Tea – the Village Tea Club needs you!

A shout out for any volunteer drivers!

Due to the growing popularity of Tideswell Tea Club the team now collects and takes home approximately 10 members each tea club ….. and we’re growing !

If you’re available to drive to and from tea club every second Tuesday of the month we would love to hear from you .

Requirements are -:

Update to new information finder helps people lead their best life

A new, improved version of Derbyshire County Council’s online information finder is now available to help residents lead the lives they want to live.

The online tool provides free, impartial information and guidance for anyone who might need a bit of extra support to remain living independently at home.

By answering a few questions, anyone over 18 can get tailor-made information, advice and guidance on a range of services, activities and resources they can access themselves to make their lives easier.

Grants and Funding Schemes Open – with upcoming deadlines

Cycling UK Bike Bike Revival

Voluntary groups, social enterprises, and other not-for-profit organisations can apply for funding to deliver cycling projects and activities for people who do not normally cycle.

Cycling UK is offering grants of up to £2,500 for voluntary and community cycle groups to deliver projects and activities that:

Hathersage Forget Me Nots

Do you, or someone you know, have dementia or memory loss?

New Connections invites you to Forget-Me-Nots in Hathersage. The group will offer a reassuring, confidential and safe place to talk to others in a similar situation.

Debbie Rushworth from New Connections said, ‘People we talk to have asked for an opportunity to meet others. We are really looking forward to bringing people together, getting to know them and using their ideas to shape the group and, of course, having fun along the way’. Initially, Forget-Me-Nots will provide opportunities to chat, share information and reminisce through various means including music and photography.