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Date: 4 Sep 2017     

News: High Peak CVS AGM

High Peak CVS AGM is on Tuesday 31 October 12.45 - 3.10pm at St George’s Parish Hall, Church Lane, New Mills, High Peak SK22 4NP

Guest Speaker Sarah Stainthorpe from Foundation Derbyshire.  She will give a brief talk about Foundation Derbyshire and the grants available at the moment. There will be an opportunity, after the AGM, to speak to both Sarah and Liz Fletcher about the suitability of the grants available for your group.  

If you are interested in attending our AGM contact Jackie 

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News: Furness Films - The Sense of an Ending

Friday 15 September at Furness Vale Community Centre.

Tony Webster (Jim Broadbent), divorced and retired, leads a reclusive and relatively quiet life. One day, he learns that the mother of his university girlfriend, Veronica (Freya Mavor), left in her will a diary kept by his best friend who dated Veronica after she and Tony parted ways. Tony’s quest to recover the diary, now in the possession of an older but equally as mysterious Veronica (Charlotte Rampling), forces him to revisit his flawed recollections of his friends and of his younger self. As he digs deeper into his past, it all starts to come back; the first love, the broken heart, the deceit, the regrets, the guilt... Can Tony bear to face the truth and take responsibility for the devastating consequences of actions he took so long ago?

Afternoon Matinee - doors open at 2pm; Film Run including prefilm items from 2.30pm.  Interval with hot drinks, ice creams fresh fruit and confectionery sales.  Suggested admission contribution £2 per adult 

Evening Showing - doors open at 7pm.  Pre-film Item 7.30pm, Main film approx 8pm. Interval with hot drinks, ice creams, chocolate, fresh fruit etc.  Suggested Entrance contribution £3.00 adult £2.50 concessions.  Bar open throughout in the evening. 

Hearing Loop area.   Full accessible areas and toilets.  Tel : 01663 744764

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News: Furness Vale Field Celebration Day - Dog Show

Saturday 9 September 10.30am – 6pm. Dog Show 15.30pm approx.

  • Class 1 ..... Best any variety puppy (under 12 months)
  • Class 2 ..... Best any variety dog (1 – 6 years old)
  • Class 3a ... Best veteran dog (7  - 10years)
  • Class 3b ... Best vintage dog (11+ years)
  • Class 4 ..... Most obedient dog any age              
  • Class 5 ..... Dog with the waggiest tail
  • Class 6 ..... Scruffiest Pooch
  • Class 7 ..... Best dressed Pooch – Fancy Dress
  • Class 8 ..... Dog that looks most like its owner 
  • Class 9 ..... Dog judge would most like to take home.   Free
  • Class 10 ... Best in Show (open to all class winners) Free

Rosettes for 1st – 3rd placings.

To Enter – see Susanne at Info tent on field by 2.30pm at the latest.  You will be given a number and a list of the classes you have entered.  Children under 11 to be accompanied by adult (over 18).  Show to start at 4pm (approx) and will be announced over PA.  Poo bags/bin and water bowls provided.  Entry at owner’s risk. 

Please return all entrant numbers to judge/steward.  Contact 01663 744764

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News: Unique Eating Disorders Specialist Training for Professionals

Aims of the Training:

  • To gain a greater understanding of different Eating Disorder types, including signs, symptoms and possible causes
  • To gain a greater understanding of what recovery means with regards to Eating Disorders
  • To gain an insight into support tools used with Eating Disorder clients

Training is delivered at the main office in Derby City Centre. All First Steps training courses are delivered by expert trainers specialising in eating disorder management. Training is ideal for qualified counsellors and therapists. First Steps Derbyshire can also provide support materials in formats to suit all forms of learning styles.

Confirmed dates for 2017 are: 30 September and 25 November (First Steps Volunteers only)

Workshops will run from 10.00am-4.00pm with time allowed for coffee breaks and lunch [not included] and cost £99 per person

For more information or to book a place on a workshop please contact Natalie at First Steps,, visit the website or contact First Steps on 01332 367571.

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News: Derbyshire Domestic Violence & Sexual Abuse Service AGM

The Derbyshire Domestic Violence & Sexual Abuse Service will be holding their AGM on Thursday 28 September  12.00pm - 2.00pm, at St Thomas Church in Brampton, Chesterfield. Lunch will be provided.

For more information please contact

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News: Learning Disabilities Celebration Event

Healthwatch Derbyshire will be holding a Learning Disabilities Celebration Event alongside their Annual General Meeting. The event will take place on Friday 6 October 9.30am – 12.30pm, at the Imperial Rooms in Matlock.

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News: Wonders of the Peak at Buxton Museum

A brand new gallery and digital experience opens at our Buxton Museum and Art Gallery.

Wonders of the Peak − a journey through time and place − houses the museum's collection of 1,200 Peak District artefacts collected over 125 years. The Wonders of the Peak website  allows people to explore the collection digitally while visiting the Peak District, or from the comfort of their own home, or the library, using their smartphone, tablet or computer.

More than 75 volunteers were instrumental in the project. Their contribution included testing the digital content, collecting oral histories, laying out new displays and conserving and documenting artefacts.

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News: IT Help at New Mills Library

Free Help with computers, laptops and tablets. Drop in to New Mills Library Thursday 21 September 2 - 5pm.

If you'd like to get online, set up an email address or type a letter, we can help on our computers.  If you have a laptop or tablet you would like some help with bring it along!  And all over a nice cuppa too!

This is a free and informal event. For more information ask at the library or call 01629 533195

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News: FIND Newsletter

The latest edition of FIND newsletter:

  • Preventing Suicide
  • Funding
  • Events
  • Resources
  • News

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News: Friends Against Scams

Friends Against Scams is a National Trading Standards (NTS) Scams Team initiative, to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering communities to take a stand.

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Job: Chief Executive

Organisation: The Farming Life Centre

Salary: £17,239 - 21 Hours per week

For more information and a Job Pack please see

Telephone: 01629 810903

Deadline for receipt of applications:5.00pm Friday 15 September
Interviews to be held: Thursday 21 September

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Job: Dementia Advisor/Volunteer Coordinator

Organisation: Making Space

Salary: £9.18 per hour - 35 per week

With responsibility for recruitment, placement and supervision of volunteers who support people living with dementia and their carers in a group setting, you will promote the provision for carers and service users in line with current national objectives. You may also be required to cover leave for fellow Dementia Advisors where necessary.

Experience of working with people who experience mental ill health and / or carers is essential, along with excellent communication skills and a Diploma Level 2 in Health and Social Care or the willingness to work towards. The successful post holder will also demonstrate the 'Six Cs’ - care, compassion, competence, communication, courage and commitment.

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