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Telephone Befriending and Computer Training

New Mills & District Volunteer Centre are offering two new FREE services for people living in the New Mills and District area of Derbyshire as part of their Big Lottery-funded 'Volunteer Friends' project.   Details...

High Peak CVS AGM Celebrating People Award

This yearís Celebrating People Award was won by Fairfield Skate Park Community Group for their energy, commitment and achievement in their work to establish a brand new skate park for young people in Fairfield.   Details...

Integrated Care in Mental Health

'Crossing Boundaries' sets out the findings from Mental Health Foundation's Inquiry into integrated health care for people with mental health problems, which ran from April 2012 to June 2013.   Details...

Support for Volunteering and Youth Social Action

The government has launched a new fund of up to six million pounds to help organisations in England increase the number of young people aged 10 to 20 taking part in social action.   Details...

Sector Commission on Ageing Launched

The Commission on Ageing and the Voluntary Sector, created by New Philanthropy Capital and the International Longevity Centre-UK and mentioned back in August, has now established its website and named its members and Expert Panel.   Details...

Charity Commission - Changes to Annual Return

The Charity Commission has published analysis of its consultation on the Annual Return filed by registered charities, plus announced changes to be brought in next year.   Details...

Involvement in Local Health Structures

NAVCA is conducting a survey of the voluntary sector's involvement in health structures and in determining local health and social care priorities.   Details...

Community Buildings Away Day

A training event and networking opportunity for managers of and those with an interest in Community Buildings. 10am Ė 3pm Saturday 30 Nov 2013 at Hulland Ward Millennium Village Hall, Dog Lane, Hulland Ward, DE6 3EH.   Details...

Training on How to Write Successful Press Releases

At High Peak CVSís successful AGM last week speaker John Phillips made a great offer to voluntary groups in High Peak.   Details...

Grants for Food Banks

Derbyshire County Council is making available a one-off grant of £108,000 to food banks in the County.   Details...

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