Nordic Walking opportunity which can benefit fitness and improve mental health

High Peak CVS and local Nordic Walking expert Phill Alcock of Derbyshire based fitness organisation Lifefit are currently working together to develop new self-help walking groups in Whaley and Buxton under the banner of ‘Cando’. Cando aims to enable members to lose weight, increase fitness and improve mental health without the aid of gyms or special clothing.…

High Peak told to stay alert after a slight increase in Buxton COVID-19 cases

A statement published by Derbyshire’s Director of Public Health on 6 August calls on High Peak residents to stay alert “Although the extra ‘lockdown’ measures around Greater Manchester do not apply in the High Peak, there has been a small rise in confirmed cases of coronavirus in Buxton and Glossop.” The latest statistics  can be…

Grants available from the Morrisons Foundation

The Morrisons Foundation is championing community projects across Great Britain supporting our nation’s most vulnerable during the coronavirus outbreak. Children’s Hospices Across Scotland received a grant of £17,000 to create the UK’s first virtual hospice to support children with life-shortening conditions and their families throughout the pandemic and beyond. To find out how the Foundation…

Register online for your child’s free school meals

No child should ever go hungry; free school meals play a large part in ensuring that children have a nutritious meal to support their physical and intellectual growth. Research shows that diet has a “significant and immediate effect” on behaviour, concentration and cognitive ability (CPAG & British Youth Council report ‘Going Hungry’). Free school meals…