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Newsletter 19 Sep 2017

Date: 15 Sep 2017     

High Peak CVS

Newsletter 19 Sep 2017


Event: Food Safety

Date: Wed 15 Nov 2017   Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm

This course provides a base level of working knowledge of Food Safety.

The course is equivalent to a national level 2 in Food Safety, but differs in that it can be tailored to each participants individual needs.

This course can be adapted to varying levels of activity.

Who is it for? Anyone who handles food to any extent, but especially clubs, church activities, charity luncheon clubs, community groups, after-school clubs and similar.

Topics covered:

  • What is Food Hygiene
  • Why does it matter
  • Risks from food—biological, chemical, allergies
  • Control of risks
  • Personal hygiene
  • Premises and facilities
  • Emergency action
  • Sources of further information and finding out more

There is no examination, but an interactive workbook is used on the course which is assessed by the tutor

An interactive teaching method is used, which is both the most effective method of learning and also the most enjoyable. A manual / workbook is provided.


Cost: Voluntary and community groups without paid workers £30. Voluntary and community groups with paid workers £40.

Venue: High Peak CVS, Dunbar House, 105 Buxton Road, Whaley Bridge  Map

News: FareShare

Join FareShare's network to receive surplus food for your charity or community group.

FareShare Foodcloud connects your charity or community group to a local Tesco store so that you can access the surplus food they have left at the end of each day, for free! FareShare FoodCloud is designed to be as simple as possible for you so works via text message. On an allocated evening of the week, Tesco will let you know what surplus food is available. All you then need to do is text back to confirm you’d like the food and Tesco will get it ready for you to collect. 


News: Fashion Show

Buxton Soroptimist International members are organising a Fashion Show at the Cavendish Golf Club, Buxton in aid of CAMS.

The event,is staged by COLOURS on Thursday 21 September 7 for 7.30pm. Ladies will be able to 'try before they buy' the new range of clothes, which are all by well known High Street names.

Tickets cost £7 and the counterfoil is also a free raffle ticket.


News: Responding to Online Abuse

One-day CPD accredited training course exploring the common forms of online abuse, how young people are affected and techniques and skills for dealing with these issues.

The training covers webcam sex tourism, online grooming, sexting, sexual bullying and harassment online and so-called ‘revenge porn’. 

There are still limited places on this course in Manchester on 10 October at £126 + VAT.


News: Living with A Long Term Health Condition

The Living with A Long Term Condition (LWLTC) programme is for anyone living in Derbyshire who has one or more long-term health conditions such as asthma, arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), depression, diabetes, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), heart disease, sickle cell, HIV, ME/chronic fatigue, chronic pain or any other condition.

The course is also available and proven beneficial for carers of someone living with a long term condition.  The course is designed to help participants cope with their health condition and improve their quality of life.

LWLTC is a free 6-week course that can help a person to take more control of their health by learning new skills and strategies to manage their condition on a daily basis. The course focuses on what a person can do, rather than what they can’t.  Each session is one day a week and lasts two and a half hours. Refreshments are provided.

Topics covered include:

  • Dealing with symptoms like pain and tiredness
  • Coping with depression or feeling low
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Physical activity
  • Healthy eating
  • Communicating with family, friends and health professionals
  • Planning for the future
  • Setting realistic goals and pacing yourself

The course is run by two trained tutors who themselves live with long-term conditions. They can give practical advice based on their own life experiences.


News: Get in Health and Social Care

The Princes Trust: Get into Health and Social Care at Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

Are you 16 - 30?  Looking for work?  Meet new people and learn new skills as well as gaining work experience. We’ll also help you with your CV.  Not only will it boost your confidence and employability, but you’ll also have the chance to benefit from the support of one our mentors to help you uncover your next steps. 

30 October – 8 December 2017, Chesterfield Royal Hospital

Taster Day 13 October 2017

* All training provided and a guaranteed interview for entry level jobs at the end of the programme

*  Travel expenses paid on programme

*  Doesn't affect your benefits

*  Boost employability skills and gain a nationally recognised care certificate

*  Up to 6 months mentoring support

E mail rosemary.reeschilds@princes-trust.org.uk
Call or Text  to 07436 797253
Call for free on 0800 842 842

News: Charity Film Awards 2018

If you have a film or video footage that you are proud of -


Closes on 30 Sep

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