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Derbyshire Society and Culture

Amber Valley Council for Voluntary Services (CVS)

An umbrella organisation for the district’s voluntary sector and the main provider of support for local voluntary and community groups. Includes details of their services and contacts.

Borrowbrook Home Link

Charity that works to combat isolation and social exclusion amongst older people living in and around the villages of Ockbrook and Borrowash between Derby and Nottingham. It organises regular lunch clubs, chair-based exercise and basic computer skills classes, as well as home visits by volunteer befrienders and a bereavement service.

Breadsall Scout Group

Consists of photos of scouts with a short article presented.

Derby Artefacts Recovery Club

Formed in 1973, information bout competitions, photographs and contact.

Derbyshire Association of Retired Police Officers

Lists events run by this Association, and also contains a photo gallery and news.

Derbyshire Dales Constituency Labour Party

Features information on local councillors, Labour Party events and campaigns.

Derbyshire Dales Council for Voluntary Service (CVS)

Provides support and resources for the voluntary sector in the High Peak, Derbyshire Dales, and Chesterfield areas; describes their services, with news, events, and contacts.

Derbyshire Gypsy Liaison Group

Provides assistance and information to the Gypsy community in and around Derbyshire; includes details of their projects and activities, news, information about their publications, health resources, and a photo archive celebrating Gypsy heritage.

Derbyshire Safeguarding Children Board (DSCB)

A multi agency forum working to ensure that children and young people are kept safe and have their needs met. Describes their role and provides information and guidance for children and young people, and parents and carers.

Derbyshire Young Farmers

Information about membership, activities and competitions, with club news.

High Peak CVS (Council for Voluntary Service)

Supports the development of voluntary and community organisations by providing advice, services, information, training, facilities, and identifying funding; includes news, resources, and a directory of groups.

Paul Holmes MP, and Chesterfield Liberal Democrats

Provides a profile, with news and contacts; also includes details of his work and campaigns, and links to the national political scene.

Peaks & Dales Advocacy

An independent organisation providing a free advocacy service for older people, people with mental health problems, and people with learning difficulties. Describes their service, with details of volunteer opportunities.

Rural Action Derbyshire -

A county-wide organisation supporting people in rural communities, villages and market towns, particularly to set up community facilities and maintain essential rural services. Provides an overview of their activities, projects, and priorities. https://www.facebook.com/RuralActionDerbyshire/ RuralActionDerb

South Derbyshire CVS

A Council for Voluntary Service, working with community groups, voluntary organisations and individuals to improve the quality of life in the area; describes their services and resources.

Third Sector Support for Derbyshire (3D)

Provides support for third sector voluntary and community organisations in Derby and Derbyshire. Includes news, details of projects and research, and a directory of support resources.

Volunteer Centre - Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire -

A volunteering development agency working to support organisations from the voluntary, community and public sectors. provides details of their projects, services, events, and resources. https://www.facebook.com/VolunteerCentreCNED/posts/1939196839423699 @ChesterfieldVC

Volunteer Centres Derbyshire

Network of independent centres working to promote and support volunteering across Derbyshire.

Well Dressing

A guide to Well Dressing in the Derbyshire tradition; includes a calendar, and background reading on the history of this folk celebration.

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