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Derbyshire Scam Watch

Derbyshire Scam Watch

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 09:00 by Jennifer Jeffery

Derbyshire County Council Trading Standards and Citizens Advice North East Derbyshire are working together to highlight the problems of scams and fraud, through Derbyshire Scam Watch.

Scams affect the lives of millions of people across the UK. People who are scammed often experience shame and social isolation as a result.

The attached poster includes more information as well as contact details to report all fraud and get advice from Action Fraud. More »

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Good News!!

Fri, 18 May 2018 09:00 by Jennifer Jeffery

We are delighted to welcome back Weight Watchers to Shirebrook Village Hall. Starting from 23rd May 2018 sessions will run from 5:30pm every Wednesday.

Building Resilience Program - Volunteer

Building Resilience Program - Volunteer

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 09:00 by Jennifer Jeffery

Could you make a difference in Shirebrook?

The Building Resilience Program are looking for volunteers to help make a difference in the community.

Mobile Library

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 09:00 by Jennifer Jeffery

Derbyshire library service has two mobile libraries, based at Buxton and Long Eaton, serving around 150 communities across the county. These communities are visited once every four weeks and the mobile libraries offer a range of services for everyone including fiction and non-fiction books for adults and children, large print books, books on tape and books on CD as well as a selection of local studies books and information. More »

The mobile libraries have a lift for wheelchair users and people with mobility problems, please below where and when the mobile libraries will be visiting.

Universal Credit

Universal Credit

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 10:00 by Jennifer Jeffery

Please find attached a pilot project for upskilling people moving into the receipt of Universal Credit. This is an accredited course with the purpose of enabling learners to be able to use email software tools to send and compose messages.

  • using your email account - Sending email messages with attachments, composing email messages, using an address book to store and retrieve contact information, responding to email messages appropriately, organising and storing email messages
  • managing your money -Know the benefits of planning manageable debt, Know about basic strategies for planning for debt, Know where to get help and advice about dealing with debt crisis
  • planning ahead

I would be grateful if this course could be promoted to clients which you think would benefit from it. Please could you send names through to Clay Cross ACE 01246 862383. More »

If there is a demand. We can of course add additional courses to this new programme.

If you have any additional queries or would like clarification about the course please let me know.

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