Coronavirus Support for Dementia Friends

How can I stop someone with dementia from leaving our house? Are people with dementia at higher risk of catching coronavirus? The person I care for is in denial about coronavirus. What can I do? Head over to Alzheimer’s Society’s support pages to get answers to some of these coronavirus & dementia FAQs: https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/…/frequently-asked-questions

Blythe House Hospice Looking for Volunteers

In partnership with Helen’s Trust, Blythe House hospice programme that supports people who are affected by life-limiting illnesses in their own homes, is looking for volunteers across the Derbyshire Dales. The award-winning community volunteer programme was set up in 2018 and is now extending its services to cover Dales towns including Bakewell, Matlock and surrounding…

Christmas for the Community Update

#ChristmasIsNotCancelled The annual Christmas in the Community plans are still going ahead this year albeit slightly different. Our aim this year is too help as many people in need as possible at this time when more people than ever will need a helping hand. We will be offering a delivery and pick up service for…

Join Hydro Cafe and Chakra Lounge in spreading a new virus – Kindness!

Life can be so unpredictable. It’s all about ups and downs. Everyone is fighting their own private struggles and that’s why it’s good to collect good karma and pay it forward whenever we get the chance. A popular social theory suggests that when you experience or witness an act of generosity you become socially duty-bound…

Alan’s Challenge Update – Halfway Up the Hills!

Yesterday Alan reached the half way point on his epic challenge, though he still seems to be managing to keep pretty clean – despite the mud and rain we’ve seen recently!  Here’s Alan’s thought’s before he started his half way challenge…. ‘Today I’m at Hayfield, the start of the High Peak Circuit, Ride 10 of…

High Peak residents can now apply for Self-Isolation Support Payments

A big ‘Thank You’ to Explore Buxton for the following guidance about Self-Isolation Support Payments…. Eligible individuals in the High Peak who are entitled to a Test and Trace support payment or discretionary support payment of £500 can now apply online. This is to support people on low incomes who are unable to work from home if they are to self isolate by…