News & Events

Organised by Derbyshire Dales CVS, this is a short half-day session delivered by the County Council’s Training Team.

During the morning we will learn about the main principles of safeguarding, the importance of effective communication and how to respond to and report a concern.

We will also think about why a person might be at risk of abuse or neglect and identify different types of abuse.

Would your group be interested in attending the Matlock & District Community Group Coffee Morning?

Hosted by Derbyshire Dales CVS from 9.30am until 12.30 midday in the small hall at the Imperial Rooms, Imperial Road Matlock, DE4 3NL.

This event will provide an opportunity to learn about grant funding, and support and advice provided by Derbyshire Dales CVS for Community & Voluntary groups in Matlock and the North Derbyshire Dales area.

Survey of Rural England’s Village and Community Halls Launch

Following on from a highly successful Village Halls’ Week in England last month that involved over 700 village halls, actively engaged 18 MPs and attracted coverage from Countryfile, national Newspapers and resulted in #villagehallsweek trending on Twitter, ACRE have launched a national survey.

ACRE has carried out this comprehensive Survey every 10 years and in 2020 is pleased to be working with Power to Change and Sheffield Hallam University.

Active Partners Trust recruiting a Funding Support Officer.

The Funding Support role will support the Funding Lead to bring additional funding for physical activity and sport into Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire through:

Advising and supporting partners to identify new funding opportunities and building their capacity and capability to apply for funding.

Developing funding applications for physical activity and sport, based on insight and an understanding of priorities and identified local need for Active Partners Trust or our partners.

Innovative business support is being offered to established Ashbourne traders and would-be entrepreneurs.

Supporting Ashbourne Town Team’s plans for the regeneration of the town centre, the initiative is a direct response to a meeting with Derbyshire Dales District Council Leader Councillor Garry Purdy at the end of last year.

Workshops developed by the District Council and East Midlands Chamber of Commerce will take place at Ashbourne Town Hall on 5 March – designed to both help start-up enterprises and existing traders.

Social Prescribing in Derbyshire Dales – new connections, new opportunities

Derbyshire Dales CVS is delivering a new and exciting project for the district with our Development Workers, Harriet Brown and Debbie Rushworth.

Social prescribing is an opportunity to explore what matters to an individual, their life and well-being. The project will help participants to access activities and organisations of their choice in their local community.