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News! Chief Executive Vacany

Now Hiring - Chief Executive Officer for CVP

CVP are recruiting a new Chief Executive Officer who will lead the organisation as it develops its work in regeneration in pertnership with organisations in the public, private and third sectors. In a challenging economic environment we need a dynamic CEO who will seek out new business opportunities and be able to win contracts while maintaining strong relationships with external partners.

Hours: 28 hours per week
Salary: £41,967 (full-time) £33,574 (part-time) with a 6% pension contribution

Closing date: Monday 25th September 2017.

For more information please click here.

News! Tour Of Rhubarb Farm

For those of you who want to know more, there is a tour of Rhubard Farm on Thursday 21 September at 9:30am.

You will get to learn about it's work, achievements,meet volunteers and look at all the facilities they offer. Tea and cakes will also be provided after the tour for a small charge in aid of the Farm's work. Allow 1.5-2hours for the tour.

Allow getting lost as the farm is hidden away behind the old pit village houses and takes longer to find than you may realise! As you come up Devonshire Drive from the A632, ignore your satnav and take the second left onto Hardwick Street. Rhubarb Farm is at the end of this short cul-de-sac and you will be directed to parking spaces on the grassed area.

Everyone is welcome, you do not need to book a place! Just turn up at 9:30am.

News! Suicide Awareness Training

FREE Derbyshire Suicide Awareness Seminars

Increasing awareness and breaking down barriers

This half-day training seminar is suitable for anyone who wants to improve their understanding of the subject, and would be of particular interest to those whose work may bring them into contact with people at greater risk of suicide and self-harm. The seminars are supported by funding from Public Health at Derbyshire County Council and are free to those working in Derbyshire.

*Please note we can only offer places on these courses to thos people working in Derbyshire*

Seminar Dates from October 2017 - December 2017 (9:30am - 1pm)

Friday 20 October 2017 - Swadlincote
Tuesday 7 November 2017 - Ashbourne
Tuesday 12 December 2017 - Doe Lea

(Further dates will be realeased later this year)

For more information and to secure your place on this popular course, visit and search for 'Suicide Awareness Training' to book your place.

*Please note if you are unable to attend, and do not cancel at least 48 hours before the event, we may not be able to offer your place to people on the waiting list and unfortunately we may have to charge your for your ticket*

For any other enquiries, please contact the Suicide Awareness Training Project Officer by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


News! Outdoor Learning and Crafts Course

New Bolsover Model Village Regeneration Project

Outdoor Learning and Crafts Course - Starting on 15 September 2017, 10am - 1pm (4 weeks)

This is a FREE outdoor learning and Crafts course being provided by Adult Community Education and a fully qualified Forest School Instructor.

Come along to learn some new skills, have fun, meet new people, build your confidence, reduce stress and enjoy the great outdoors.

Some very interesting crafts include:

  • Dig foundation, plant in living willow and weave into a structure
  • Knot tying - clove hitches and lashing for three legged structures
  • Benches - log benches, square lashing, create fire area with fire lighting practice
  • Cups of Tea From the Kelly Kettle
  • Try rust dyed fabric
  • Nettle Cordage
  • Mallet making
  • Eco dyeing and eco printing
  • Cook off and Fuddle
  • Bunting

If you're interested please book your place with Elsa on;

Post: Elsa, 133 New Bolsover, Bolsover Town, S44 6PZ
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Tel: 07546 903509

News! 60 Apprenticeships Vacancies

There are apprenticeships for more than 60 young people.

The apprenticeships are in:

  • Health and social care - providing care for people in our older people's homes (39 vacancies)
  • Adult Care Catering - helping to provide meals for people in our older people's homes (16 vacancies)
  • Business Administration (5 vacancies)

Applications will be accepted from anyone 16+, either school leavers or those looking to train in something new. Previous applicants need not apply.

The closing date for applications is 10 September 2017.

To find out more click here.

News! Community Buildings Training

'Understanding your Halls Governing Documents and How To Amend' Training Seminar

All village hall charities will have a governing document that sets out the village hall trusts and the constitutional structure.

Taking place at:

Pilsley Village Hall
Wednesday 27 September 2017
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Pear Tree Road, Pilsley, Chesterfield, S45 8HU

Delegate fee = £30 + VAT

The session will include:

  • Understanding your governing document
  • Explain what it means to be a coporate village hall charity
  • Why it is important to review and update a charity's governing document
  • When best to either change or amed a charity's governing document
  • Understanding your powers to amend and the correct procedure to follow
  • How to notify the Charity Commission of any changes made

To book your place click here.


News! Chesterfield Market Event

To promote recovery month (September) the Recovery Month Working Group (RMWG) have secured 20 stalls on Chesterfield Market.

The event will take place on Tuesday 19 September 2017 at 10am until 3pm.

The main aim is to Promote recovery and help reduce stigma from substance misuse (drugs and alcohol)

The market stalls will cost £5 per agency - this may be refunded if we are successful in our funding bid.


We would like to offer this opportunity to Projects across Debryshire - to show the wide range of opportunities there are in the County.

Stalls can be used however the agency wishes - whether to promote your own service, sell produce games etc.

This is a great opportunity to show what is available in Derbyshire, promote recovery and meet other organisations.


If you are interested please contact Gill Quayle at:
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