Dementia Support

Healthwatch Derbyshire We know that this is a worrying time for people living with dementia, their families and carers. However, health and social care services remain open and it’s important that people access support and advice if they are worried about their memory or diagnosed dementia. Joined Up Care Derbyshire has produced a questions and…

Alan’s Challenge

The Billerettes ask.. Will you support Alan Thompson’s Challenge?. The Billerettes have just donated £500 from their Charity Reserve funds to “Alan’s Challenge”. Why Alan’s Challenge? Alan set himself his challenge to help those in our community who due to “Covid” restrictions, are finding life increasingly desperate, to simply survive. Food banks are more and…

CONNEX Community Support given a lifeline!

Connex Community Support Amazing news! We are delighted (and a little stunned!) to announce we have secured a grant of over £111,000 from The Julia and Hans Rausing Trust https://www.juliahansrausingtrust.org/ from their Charity Survival Fund. The Trust received a staggering 2,630 applications for a total grant pot of £18 million – the requests for support…

Christmas delivered to those most in need

Buxton’s free Christmas meal get-together scaled back to home delivery A cafe which has served free Christmas meals to isolated and hard-up High Peak people for the last five years will be delivering the much-needed festive offerings this December. By Ben McVay Wednesday, 21st October 2020, 7:00 am Since 2015 hundreds of lonely people have spent Christmas…

greater Manchester enters into Tier 3 COVID-19 restrictions from Friday

Greater Manchester will move to England’s highest tier of coronavirus restrictions from Friday at 00:01 BST, the prime minister has announced. Speaking at No 10, Boris Johnson said “not to act now” would put the lives of Manchester’s residents “at risk”. He said a “generous” offer of financial support had been made to the region…