News & Events

Ernest Bailey Fund

The Ernest Bailey Charity will consider requests for financial assistance on 28th November 2019.

The Charity is required to ensure that funds must be applied for the general benefit of the inhabitants of Matlock and district.

Call 01629 761392 or visit

The closing date for applications is Monday 28th October 2019

Thursday 17th October is our AGM – at the Fountain Square Church, Tideswell.

This year our AGM will be combined with a Networking Event for local voluntary groups and statutory partners.

In addition we will be presenting our annual Derbyshire Dales CVS Award to a local voluntary organisation, and the recipient of the award will be telling us a bit about their work.

We are hosting an Adult Safeguarding session with Derbyshire County Council next month.

This half-day sessions is for people who volunteer with adults, for example, lunch clubs, car-schemes, health-related or general support groups.

Please let us know if you would like to attend by emailing or telephoning 01629 812154.

  • Would you like advice on funding and grants for your Sports Club?
  • Are you part of a Community Group that delivers a project about being physically active?
  • Perhaps you have an idea for a project that promotes being physically active?

Wirksworth Heritage Centre seeks Trustees and Volunteers

The Trustee Board of the Wirksworth Heritage Centre is seeking people with the relevant skills and experience, and interest in the organisation to fill the following roles:

  • Financial Trustee
  • Commercial Trustee
  • IT/Digital Support Trustee
  • Museum and Collection Trustee