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Date: 31 Jan 2019     

Very Best Wishes to Nigel

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News: High Peak Health and Wellbeing Partnership Small Grants Scheme

The new Public Health Small Grants Scheme for High Peak will target help and support to local voluntary and community groups and organisations delivering activities and projects at grass roots level.

How much can you apply for?

Up to £1000.   

Who can apply?

Any voluntary/community groups or local people within the High Peak area (see map in Guidance Notes), who come together to support the health and wellbeing of their community are eligible to apply for funding.

For example, your group might be a luncheon club, a social group, a self-help group or another type of community group that provides help and support.  You might want to set up a new group to meet a local need that’s currently not being addressed.

We want to hear from people who’d like to make a difference to their community.  .    

Projects should aim to meet the following criteria:

  • Promote health and wellbeing
  • Be delivered in and support the residents of the High Peak area
  • Seek to continue after the funded period
  • Link to at least one of the priorities of the High Peak Health and Wellbeing Partnership.

The grant scheme will be administered by High Peak CVS.

Applications should be returned by 11 February  2019 to: Liz Fletcher at High Peak CVS, using email :  Or post to Liz Fletcher, High Peak CVS, Dunbar House, 105 Buxton Road, Whaley Bridge High Peak SK23 7HX 

High Peak Health and Wellbeing Small Grants - Application Form

High Peak Health and Wellbeing Small Grants - Guidance Notes

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News: High Peak Carers Event

High Peak Place Alliance are hosting a Carers Event on Monday 4 Feb 10am to 2pm. at New Mills Town Hall, Spring Bank, New Mills.

There will be a market place where local organisations will be giving information about the services and support they can offer carers, including health and wellbeing advice. The event also offers the opportunity for carers to meet other family carers living in High Peak.

The High Peak Place Alliance partners want to use the event to speak to carers and ask them what they think about the support available to them in the High Peak.

Speakers/demonstrations will include:

  • Welfare Rights Service - talking about benefits that carers can claim
  • East Midlands Ambulance Service - giving a First Aid demonstration
  • Derbyshire Carers Association - talking about how they can support carers
  • Derbyshire County Council - talking about the services they commission and provide for carers, plus where carers can find information online.

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News: Suicide Awareness Training

Rural Action Derbyshire have secured funding from Public Health at Derbyshire County Council to deliver Suicide Awareness Training seminars.

This half-day training is suitable for anyone in a public facing or community representative role in Derbyshire (excluding Derby City), and would be of particular interest to those whose voluntary or paid work may bring them into contact with people at greater risk of suicide and self-harm. The seminars are supported by funding from Public Health at Derbyshire County Council 

Seminar dates from February 2019 to March 2019 Seminars run from 9.30am to 1.00pm

Tuesday 12 February 2019 in Doe Lea

Friday 22 March 2019 in Darley Dale

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News: Dementia Friendly Films in Buxton

The Glenn Miller Story - 4 March 2019.

The 2019 season of dementia friendly films in Buxton kicks off with the tale of the great big band leader, Glenn Miller. The film  traces Miller's rise from pit-orchestra trombone player to leader of a successful big band.

The doors open at 1pm, and the film starts at 1.30pm, and the show should be over by 4pm.  Trinity Church Hall, Hardwick Mount, Buxton.

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Job: Healthy Cooking Officer

Organisation: Foxhill Forum

Salary: £15,000 per annum pro rata 6 hours per week

The post holder will design, plan, deliver and develop healthy cooking and eating sessions for young people after-school during term-time, which will have a positive impact on the general health & wellbeing of young people living in the Foxhill and Parson Cross neighbourhoods of Sheffield.

The sessions will support local young people to develop their confidence around healthy cooking and eating a healthy balanced diet. The post holder will be responsible for engaging and recruiting young people to attend planned activities, ensuring targets are met and achieved.

The post holder will also will record, monitor and evaluate young people’s activities, and the development made by each child & young person using project monitoring and tracking systems.

To receive an information and recruitment pack emaili or telephoning 0114 231 5522. You will need to provide your contact details, home address, where you saw the advert, and whether you would prefer an electronic or hard copy.

Closing Date for Applications: Wednesday 6 February 2019 at 12 noon.

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