Zoom for the visually impaired

Using Zoom virtual meetings if you are visually impaired Zoom is an app that allows people to have virtual meetings and stay connected, as long as they have access to an internet connection. With Zoom, you can hold conference calls for up to 100 people using both audio and video. Our Digital Enablement Officer, Richard,…

High Peak Food Bank and Zinc receive the Queens Award

High Peak Foodbank The Zink Project of which High Peak Foodbank is a part was presented with The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service on Friday by Her Majesty’s representative, The Lord Lieutenant of Derbyshire, Elizabeth Fothergill CBE DL. The Queen’s Award is the highest award a charity can receive and recognises outstanding work done by…

Sponsor a cup of coffee- The mental health benefits of giving and receiving whilst supporting local businesses

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…

Serpentine Community Garden- a deserving recipient of a Culture Recovery Grant!

We are one of 445 organisations in the first wave of Culture Recovery grants. This was a fear of failing fund for organisations under threat. In our application we said we weren’t under threat – but that without support we could fail to develop as we needed to meet new challenges. We can now. The…