Our online Community Forums are FREE and open to volunteers, local charities and community groups in South Derbyshire. They offer a chance to chat to each other & our community workers, to share best practice and good ideas as well as any problems or gripes, and to catch up on what’s happening in the local […]
Hello Everyone, We feel it is a good time to reach out as we, like other organisations, are having to review our service offer in response to the easing of the lockdown. In many ways it feels far more confusing than the total lockdown that was imposed in March, and people remain concerned about their […]
Tell us about your experience of the last few extraordinary months, and what support you need – and win a £25 supermarket voucher! Closing date extended – now 10 August 2020 https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/3D2020 We want to hear from community groups, voluntary organisations, charities and social enterprises of all kinds and all sizes, from all parts of […]
As you may know, Government guidance for the general population has changed and lockdown restrictions are easing further from tomorrow (Saturday 4 July). However, we must stress that for CVS staff and volunteers we are not changing anything yet and volunteers should not make any befriending visits on behalf of CVS at this time and […]
Helping local people in crisis during Covid 19 and beyond South Derbyshire CVS has been supporting our local community for almost 25 years, with the current crisis highlighting that we are needed now more than ever. Yesterday we launched the Stronger South Derbyshire Regular Giving Fund and we’re asking all our friends, partners and local […]
Joined Up Care Derbyshire (JUCD) is collating the latest local health service information in one place throughout the pandemic: https://joinedupcarederbyshire.co.uk/public-info-covid-19. If you know of anyone who does not have access to the internet, can’t access information from the JUCD website or can’t locate the local health or social care information they need on the website, […]
Stronger South Derbyshire – Small Grants for Community Support during CV19 We know this is a particularly difficult time for your group or organisation and that you’ll be facing even more challenges than usual. We also know that relatively small amounts of money can go a long way in the right hands and that’s why […]
Age UK Derby and Derbyshire have launched their Coronavirus Letter Friends Appeal, asking people to write a letter to an anonymous older person isolated at home. People can send their letters to Age UK who then distribute them. The aim is to ensure older people feel valued and in contact with the outside world and […]
It’s fantastic that so many people are offering to help during COVID-19. However, volunteers need to protect themselves as well as the people they are helping. With this is mind, South Derbyshire CVS has collated some short video guides offering practical information on how to keep volunteers and the people they are supporting safe. Subjects […]
Active Derbyshire has created an Active at Home webpage to help provide individuals with tools and ideas about what they can be doing to stay active: https://www.activederbyshire.org.uk/active-at-home. Sport England has launched its ‘Join the Movement’ campaign, which gives people ideas on how to get active at home. At the campaign’s website Stayinworkout.org you’ll find a […]
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