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Date: 28 Sep 2018     

News: High Peak CVS AGM

You are invited to the AGM of High Peak CVS on Tuesday 23 October 2018 at St George’s Parish Hall, Church Lane, New Mills.

There will be light refreshments (teas, coffees, juice, biscuits and cake) from 12.45pm.  The AGM will start at 1.15pm and run until 3.20 pm.

AGM 2018 Agenda

Annual Accounts 2018

Trustee Nomination Form

AGM 2017 Minutes

Our Guest Speaker is Jess Myers - Funding Officer from the Big Lottery.  Jess covers North Derbyshire and will give an update on current Lottery funding.

Celebrating People Award – High Peak CVS is inviting nominations for its Celebrating People Award.  Last year’s winners were Furness COGS (Community Organising Green Space).  This year’s winning group will receive the Award, a framed certificate and £100. Please download an application form from or contact Jane at; Tel: 01663 735350. The deadline for submission of applications is Wednesday 10 October 2018.

Board of Directors - there are  vacancies on the Board of Directors; if you are interested in representing members on the Board, contact Nigel Caldwell, High Peak CVS General Manager on 07889 703531, or by emailing

The Annual Report will be available on our website by Friday 19 October 2018.  The audited accounts are available on our website.  If you have any financial questions, please submit them by Wednesday 17 October 2018.

We hope you can attend the AGM and look forward to receiving your reply slip by Wednesday 17 October 2018.

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News: Derbyshire Dales CVS AGM

Annual General Meeting of Derbyshire Dales Council for Voluntary Service on the 18 October 2018 12.30 pm in the Conference Room at The Agricultural Business Centre, Agricultural Way, Bakewell .

The AGM will be combined with a Networking Event for local voluntary organisations, community groups and statutory partners, where you can meet other local organisations, and promote your own organisation and its services.

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Job: Macmillan Expert Patient Volunteer Manager

Organisation: Derbyshire Voluntary Action

Derbyshire Voluntary Action is working in partnership with the North Derbyshire Living With and Beyond Cancer Group to develop and manage a community and workplace-based network of "expert patient” volunteers, whose role is to support cancer patients, cancer survivors and those caring for cancer patients in North Derbyshire.

15 hours per week, based in Chesterfield

Deadline for applications: Thursday 11 October 2018 (noon)
Interview date: Friday 19 October 2018

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Job: Grants Officer - Maternity Cover

Organisation: Foundation Derbyshire

Salary: £19,000 to £24,000 p.a. pro rata (dependent upon experience) 22.5 hours per week

The grants officer will have responsibility for several donor funds. The role will involve promotion of all funds, support of applicants, and the assessment of applications received as well as presentation of funding bids to decision making panels.

Telephone : 01773 525860

Closing Date: Friday 2 November 2018
Interviews to take place the week commencing 12 November

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News: Vacancies at Foxhill Forum

Foxhill Forum: are currently recruiting for the roles: Community Connector & Relationship Builder; 2 x Healthy Cooking Officer.

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