New Connections hosts informal, social groups in the Derbyshire Dales.

The DDCVS social prescribing team – New Connections – has established a number of informal social groups in the area. These are: –

Matlock Good Company Cafe

Every other Tuesday morning from 11.00 at the Ostello Lounge in Matlock. For more information contact Zoe Beesley. Tel 01629 812154 press 2 or email zoe@ddcvs.org.uk

Baslow Carers Café

First Tuesday in the month at the Wheatsheaf Pub in Baslow.

For more information contact  Debbie Rushworth on 01629 812154 press 2 or email debbie@ddcvs.org.uk

Wirksworth Carers Café

Heritage Centre Café in Wirksworth on the 4th Thursday of the month between 10.30 and 12.30.

For more information call Grace Innes 01629 812154 press 2 or email grace@ddcvs.org.uk

Bakewell Forget Me Nots – for anyone with dementia or memory loss – or if you know someone with dementia or memory loss

Initially Bakewell Forget Me Nots will provide opportunities to chat, share information and reminisce through various means, including music and photography.

First Wednesday of the month in Bakewell at the Methodist Church Hall. For more information contact  Debbie Rushworth on 01629 812154 press 2 or email debbie@ddcvs.org.uk

Also! Hathersage Forget Me Nots – for anyone with dementia or memory loss – or if you know someone with dementia or memory loss.

As Bakewell but this time in Hathersage at the Memorial Hall. Third Wednesday of the month. For more information contact  Debbie Rushworth on 01629 812154 press 2 or email debbie@ddcvs.org.uk