Local Links

Buxton Volunteer Bureau
People - Services - Home support - Transport - History - Volunteers - Funding - Latest news etc.

Glossop & District Volunteer Bureau
a charitable organisation enhancing the quality of life for the people of Glossop and the High Peak by promoting the value of volunteering.

Hayfield Development Trust
To initiate, support and progress projects in the Hayfield area, that the existing statutory bodies are either not able or not willing to undertake.

High Peak Community Arts
Opportunities for the people of the High Peak to participate in creative arts and so enhance their quality of life through self-expression.

New Mills & District Volunteer Centre
Purposes and running of NMVC - How to volunteer - Volunteer jobs - Activity groups - Weekly timetable - Premises etc.

National, Regional & Sub-regional

Access High Peak
A joint group comprising Access Buxton, Access Glossop, Hope Valley Access Group and New Mills Access Group, dealing with accessibility.

Active Communities Unit
Home Office unit to promote the development of the voluntary and community sector.

Community Education Development Centre
Community-based learning as the vehicle for widening opportunities for health improvement, lifelong learning and community regeneration.

Co-ordinating European Funding for the East Midlands Third Sector. CEFET acts as a bridge between voluntary and community groups in the East Midlands and the regional, national and European technical and administrative structures of European Funding.

Investment to build quality, capacity and sustainability in infrastructure organisations that support the local Voluntary & Community Sector.

ChangeUp East Midlands Infrastructure
Regional investment to build quality, capacity and sustainability in East Midlands infrastructure organisations that support the local VCS.

Community Enterprise
Working with people in the Peak District, targeting those suffering from rural isolation and those having difficulty in accessing opportunities.

Connexions Derbyshire
Connexions is a support service for all 13 to 19 year olds. It aims to provide advice, information, guidance and access to personal development.

Derbyshire Community Foundation
Community foundations are a new, sustainable and independent source of funding for voluntary community action. (DCF) is a young foundation covering the county of Derbyshire and city of Derby, helping people tackle problems, building and strengthening community life countywide.

Derbyshire County Council
A-Z details of all DCC services - highways, police, education, etc.

Derbyshire Dales District Council
A guide to DDDC services and activities for people living and working in the area and for those visiting.

Derbyshire Dales & High Peak Local Stategic Partnership
Oversees the preparation, delivery, monitoring and review of the Community Strategies for the High Peak and Derbyshire Dales.

Derbyshire Information Advice Guidance Partnership
IAG Partnerships work throughout the area, to provide all the information you need to find out about learning and work available to you locally.

Derbyshire Rural Community Council
Part of ACRE, working with other agencies to help Derbyshire’s rural communities tackle the challenges and opportunities they face.

Development Trust Association
Promotes and supports the formation and work of development trusts, encourages exchange of information and good practice by supporting nine regional networks and numerous specialist forums.

East Midlands Development Agency (EMDA)
1 of 9 Regional Development Agencies in England, set up by Government in April 1999 to bring a regional focus to economic development.

Emphasis (East Midlands Public Health Observatory)
Working with regional partners to provide a positive, supportive environment in which local action can make a real impact on improving health and reducing health inequalities for the people of the East Midlands.

Engage East Midlands
Working with a range of partner agencies, aiming to support the voluntary and community sector so that it is able to make best use of its strengths and contribute as an equal partner to the development of the East Midlands.

High Peak Borough Council
A-Z details of all HPBC services and strategies- housing, planning, envoronment, economic development, waste, parks, etc.

High Peak Council for Voluntary Service (CVS)
Promoting community and voluntary sustainability in the High Peak area. This involves supporting and facilitating the development of voluntary and community organisations through the provision of practical services.

Hope Valley & High Peak Transport Partnership
A consortium of local authorities, transport providers, community groups and businesses sharing common aims of promoting and enhancing public transport services in the Hope Valley & High Peak areas of Derbyshire.

Learning and Development Consortium
Supports collaboration between voluntary organisations in the development and delivery of learning opportunities.

Lifelong Learning
Encouragement, promotion and development of lifelong learning. Supported by the Access to Learning for Adults Division of the Department for Education and Skills.

National Association of Councils for Voluntary Service
Helps to promote voluntary and community action by supporting CVS and by acting as a national voice for the local voluntary and community sector.

National Council for Voluntary Organisations
Umbrella body for the voluntary sector in England, helping voluntary organisations to achieve the highest standards of practice & effectiveness..

National Lottery Community Fund
Community Fund distributes money raised by the National Lottery to support charities and voluntary and community groups throughout the UK.

National Volunteering Opportunities Database
Thousands of opportunities and all you need to know to volunteer.

New Opportunities Fund
Lottery Distributor created to award grants to education, health and environment projects throughout the UK, focusing particularly on those in society who are most disadvantaged.

New Start
An independent UK weekly news magazine dedicated to physical and social community regeneration.

North Staffordshire / West Derbyshire Rural Transport Partnership
Aims to enhance rural transport services to secure long term improvement in rural people’s access to jobs, services and social activities and also in visitors’ sustainable access to the countryside.

Peak District Healthy Living Network
A group of projects addressing issues that affect health - such as low income, stress and lack of transport or other local services.

Peak Partners for Rural Action
A partnership of organisations working together to support and enhance voluntary and community action in the Derbyshire Dales and the High Peak.

Rural Regeneration NE Staffordshire
Aims to tackle social and economic problems in the countryside by allowing communities to decide what is best for them.

Social Enterprise East Midlands - SEEM
A partnership of organisations from the community, voluntary, enterprise, government and regional development sectors of the East Midlands. .

Staffordshire Information Advice Guidance Partnership
This Learning and Skills Council funded programme operates within the remit of the Staffordshire Lifelong Learning Partnership.

Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
A guide to SMDC services and activities for people living and working in the area and for those visiting.

Volunteering England - National Centre for Volunteering, VDE
Works to promote volunteering as a powerful force for change, both for those who volunteer and for the wider community..