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Vital resources available free of charge

Charities and community groups can now benefit from receiving free resources, courtesy of businesses donating their surplus stocks.

The only requirement is that the charities and community groups register at, there is even an option to request certain products that would truly help the local community, completely free of charge.

Veolia Environmental Trust Invites Applications – Deadline: 31st May 2018

The Veolia Environmental Trust is inviting not-for-profit organisations in England and Wales to apply for funding to support environmental or community-based projects that are located within five miles of a Veolia Environmental Services facility.

The Veolia Environmental Trust provides grant funding to community and environmental projects in England and Wales through the Landfill Communities Fund, using money provided by Veolia. In the 20 years since it was established, the Trust has awarded more than £68 million to more than 3,000 projects.

Radio Free Matlock

Radio Free Matlock is a voluntary community radio station based at the Grand Pavilion, Matlock Bath. It is dedicated to bringing its listeners the sounds and happenings of this thriving corner of Matlock and beyond.

It is run entirely by volunteers, hoping to raise awareness of local events as well as showcasing music and who knows what else?

Closure of Tiny Teddies Community Creche

It is with heavy hearts that the Trustees announce that Friday 25th May will the last operating day for the Creche.

The Tiny Teddies Community Creche was started 3 years ago by a group of parents, wanting to continue the Creche facility at the Ashbourne Leisure Centre. The District Council had decided to close the group, despite objections from parents and a small group of volunteers, along with the original staff from the creche, re-opened the facility. Over the years, the Creche has looked after more than 120 different young people, as well as helping parents, grandparents and carers use the leisure centre facilities.

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