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Free programme for leaders of Community Businesses

Do you run a project or organisation that exists to improve your local community? Is it led by local people and less than four years’ old?

This FREE support programme will give you the head-space, support network and funding needed to start or diversify your income from trading.

The Community Business Trade Up Programme is run in partnership with Power to Change. Community businesses on this programme typically increase their income from trading by 64% in one year.

Bereavement Support Groups throughout the High Peak

High Peak CVS run a bereavement support group service for adults with significant loss.

Any adult struggling to cope with their bereavement can be referred in or refer themselves for group support.

We have groups in Buxton, Glossop, Chapel en le Frith and have just opened a new group in the Hope Valley, we aim to provide all of the High Peak, which can include residents from neighbouring areas, with a local bereavement support group.

Adverse Camber Call Out for New Trustees

Adverse Camber is one of the UK’s leading storytelling production companies,  based at Cromford Mills, part of the UNESCO Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site. Working in Derbyshire and across the UK and internationally, the organisation is currently leading participatory and engagement projects through storytelling with a range of partners, in addition to commissioning, touring and providing professional development support for artists, practitioners and venues.

The National Lottery Community Fund Strategic Renewal

The Lottery is starting a conversation about how they should best support UK communities, this video explains why. 

Communities across the UK are facing fresh challenges and opportunities and have new hopes and aspirations. And the National Lottery Community Fund would like you to help them better understand what these are and how they might support them.

Co-ordinator Vacancy with Connex’ Digital Inclusion Project

Connex Community Support is a local charity that helps people in need to live safer and more fulfilled lives.

In the Dales, Connex Community Support has a long history of helping people who may be geographically and/or socially isolated. Their ‘Tea, Talk & Tech’ digital inclusion project, is one of the newest additions to their range of services supporting people in the local community. The ethos is very much providing people with help in an informal way, demystifying technology in terms that are appropriate to the individual.

SV2 Call Out for Trustees

SV2 is looking for a new chair and some new trustees to support the organisation through an exciting period of change and development.

Lauren Stoner, Chief Exec says ‘We’re particularly keen to hear from people who are under-represented in our services, including men, LGBTQ+ people and people from minoritized communities.’

For more information, and an application pack, please contact