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Newsletter 7 Mar 2017

Date: 7 Mar 2017     

High Peak CVS

Newsletter 7 Mar 2017


News: Buxton Spring Fair Applications

Applications to take part in the 2017 Buxton Spring Fair are now open.

Once again, on Bank Holiday Monday 1 May, 10am-5pm, Buxton Town Centre will be full of life - music and dancing, stalls selling food, gifts and artefacts, activities for adults and children alike. Buxton residents will turn out in their thousands, visitors will flock from far and wide. This is your opportunity to advertise whatever you do to the widest possible audience.

If you want a pitch somewhere at the fair, to trade, to recruit new members, to campaign or to entertain or if you have premises in the fair area and want to extend your frontage, download the guidance and application forms from:


The closing date for applications is 13 April 2017.

To book a slot to perform at one of the Performance Venues please wait a little while longer...

News: High Peak Dementia Action Alliance

If you or anybody you care for is affected by dementia or you would like to know more about the Dementia Action Alliance in Buxton, join them for a meeting on Wednesday 22 March from 1.30 to 3.30pm at The University Dome room Do G04 (ground floor) Devonshire Rd, Buxton.

13.30pm Welcome and Introductions, Purpose of meeting

13.45pm Matters arising and recap of previous meeting

14.00pm What is a Dementia Action Alliance (DAA)
*Why do DAA’s exist
*Joining a local DAA
*Current work of DAA’s in the region

14.20pm Derbyshire Dementia Action Alliance (DDAA)
*Experience in chairing
*Progress within DDAA

14.40pm Dementia Friendly Community project-North Derbyshire

15.00pm Discussion and next steps to become HPDAA

15.20pm AOB

News: First Steps Spring Newsletter 2017

First Steps is Derbyshire’s Eating Disorder charity supporting those affected by Eating Difficulties and Disorders, including parents, partners and families, via recovery and self-help groups, online support, 1:1 support, drama therapy and complementary therapies.

  • Eating Disorders Awareness Week
  • Body Awareness Therapy BAT5
  • Befriending
  • Arts Psychotherapy - Dramatherapy
  • CPD Training
  • Research Project
  • Emotional Eating One-to-one Support Sessions for All Ages
  • Awareness Raising
  • Animal Magic!
  • Student Placement


News: Free Training for Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day

For National Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) awareness day 2017, Safe and Sound are running free CPD certified half day training for anyone working or volunteering with children and young people in faith settings, sports, community and after school youth groups.

Morning 9.30am to 12.30pm (Registration 9.00am)

Afternoon 1.30 to 4.30pm (Registration 1.00pm)

17 March 2017 at Holiday Inn Express Derby

For more information about this course contact 01332 362 120. 


Job: Therapeutic Horticulture Engagement Coordinator (x2)

Organisation: Tameside Oldham and Glossop Mind

Salary: £17,893 (pro rata £12,425) 25 hrs per week


Job: Derventio Housing Trust Vacancies

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