Update from DDCVS – 13th November 2020

This week we have set up a Facebook page for our Social Prescribing service – New Connections.

If you are on Facebook, please like and share please for our latest news, tips and information on staying physically and mentally well in the Derbyshire Dales. https://bit.ly/2TWDmLy

Our Annual General Meeting will be on Thursday 19th November, on Zoom, starting at 10.00am. The formal business will be brief, and we will then move into a general networking event from 10.30 with talks from:

• Louise Champion about the Hurst Farm Food Project
• Debbie Rushworth and Harriet Brown from New Connections – the Dales Social Prescribing service
• John Titterton (Ashbourne Heritage Society) about how the group have adapted to working online

In addition to the general business of the meeting , we will also 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.

If your group is a Member of Derbyshire Dales CVS, you will receive your invitation in due course. If you are thinking about running your own AGM on Zoom, you may find this information from the Charity Commission useful. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-for-the-charity-sector

You can download our Annual Review for 2019-2020 here.

Our next Online Coffee Mornng will be on Thursday 3rd December at 10.30. Please email jonathan@ddcvs.org.uk for the link.

Also, just to note there is a new fruit, veg and baking box delivery service called Verdoora, in the Peak District with free delivery within 20 miles of Chesterfield. Visit www.verdoora.co.uk.

We continue to work a mixture of remotely and in the office so the answerphone, post-box and email address are checked regularly. Please ring or email in advance if you need to arrange to come in to see us as the picture can change. Contact the team on 01629 812154 or email enquiries@ddcvs.org.uk