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News from producers around Derbyshire
A new £2 million fund is being launched to help organisations at the frontline of tackling loneliness across the country. The funding aims to support frontline, grassroots organisations that bring people together and help them build social connections - these could include community cafés, street parties, coffee mornings or local walking groups.
Local groups and organisations with great ideas to make their communities even better places to live are invited to apply for Active Communities funding to turn their ideas into reality.
Health Lottery East Midlands - Active Communities is open in parts of Mansfield, Ashfield, Corby, Erewash, Wellingborough, Kettering and Charnwood.
Applications are welcomed from any voluntary or community group in the Dales, or a Community Interest Company, that might offer something such as activities, support or even a one-off presentation about the Five Ways to Wellbeing. Groups can apply for a grant of up to £1,000.
A small grants scheme for voluntary and community groups in the Derbyshire Dales: groups can apply for up to £1,000 of revenue costs such as room hire, activities or sessional worker costs and up to £5,000 of capital costs such as repairs to a village hall or improving a community space.
There is a vacancy for a manager at The Studio at Padge Road, Beeston www.thebeestonstudio.uk - The Studio is an innovative centre delivering arts activities to people with dementia.
Informal enquiries may be made to: Justine@imagineartsdem.co.uk (Tel: 07843607085)
Junction Arts, a participatory arts charity (based in Chesterfield), is recruiting their first fundraiser. They are seeking an individual with demonstrable fundraising experience to be their ‘Relationship Fundraiser’. This exciting new role will enable the right candidate to make their mark on this long-standing and well respected community arts charity with a big vision.
From 21 November to 26 November in Derby
Join like-minded Derbyshire business people to chat business and get involved in a friendly and supportive business network, open to all whether you're a start-up or established business, FSB Member or non-member. This event is supported by University of Derby and the Co-Operative Bank and a representative from each will be on hand to chat about business engagement.
Yvonne Gorman of Essential Print Services Ltd will be hosting the event.
As autumn turns to winter, we at Midland Lead are all too aware that the British weather can be both challenging and unpredictable.