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Better Derbyshire Dales Fund

Thanks to a grant from the Better Derbyshire Dales Fund, the Ashbourne and District 50+ Forum was able to buy gazebos and display boards for community use.

Already they have had requests from Ashbourne over 60’s, Skegness children’s holiday home organisers and 5 Churchs Together at Carsington Water to borrow the equipment for summer events.

CEO Post at Bolsover CVP

Bolsover Community and Voluntary Partners (CVP) is recruiting a new Chief Executive Officer who will lead the organisation as it develops its work in regeneration in partnership with organisations in the public, private and third sectors.

Hours: 28 hours per week
Salary: NJC Scale Spinal Pt 47 £41,967(full-time) – £33,574 (part-time) with a 6% pension contribution

NatWest Skills and Opportunities Fund – round 2 open

NatWest’s Skills and Opportunities Round 2 2017 is open from Friday 1 to Friday 22 September 2017 and not-for-profit organisations, including community groups, social enterprises and state-funded schools and colleges with eligible projects are invited to apply for grants of up to £35k.

The projects that the fund supports focus on helping people in some of the most disadvantaged communities in England and Wales to access the skills and opportunities they need to build their financial capability or to start or develop a new business.

University of Derby Community Fund

The first round of the University of Derby Community Fund closes on 30th September 2017. There will be three rounds of funding, with £5,000 available in each round.

Groups can apply for up to £2,500 for work that benefits the local community.

Priority will be given to applications which demonstrate any the following:

Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales

Invest Fund open – project and core cost grants available

 The Lloyds Bank Foundation invests in charities supporting people to break out of disadvantage at critical points in their lives and promote practical approaches to lasting change. To apply you need to be registered as a Charity or a CIO and have income between £25,000 and £1 million in your previous accounts.

Derbyshire Dales District Council Car Parks Review – consultation is now live

The District Council’s consultation on its car parking policy is now live and taking place across the district until 18 September.

The review comes about following recommendations by the Community & Environment Committee, 16 March to review various aspects of the car parking policy.  These include:-

  • charges for season tickets
  • charges for permit holder car parks
  • charges for 3 and 7-day permits
  • bringing some existing free car parks into charge

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