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Our Membership and Community Relations Officer, Tanya and her team, have been supporting communities in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and South / West Yorkshire.

Dec 22, 2020

Local support for schools

MCC member, Joanna assisted with sorting a donation of food for schools as they break up for the holidays.  it was great to support them and thank the students and teachers for all their support and how they have all managed during these difficult times.;

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Dec 22, 2020

Shoe box appeal in Huthwaite

MCC member Becci and Craig from Huthwaite Store/Garage have responded to the Shoe Box Appeal in Huthwaite to help people receive gifts over the Christmas period.  The Committee provided vouchers so that some 'fun' items could also go into the boxes along with some essential items.;

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Dec 22, 2020

Refugee support

The Northern Membership & Community Council agreed to support a donation of hygiene products for the Upbeat Community in Derby.  The care packages were delivered to refugees in Derby.  This also resulted in more people signing up for the English lessons, which was a fantastic way to get people mo...

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Dec 22, 2020

Fantastic response for the Toy Appeal

Many thanks to our colleagues at Terry Smiths and the Ripley Store for the amount of toys collected for the Society's Toy Appeal.  All the toys will be sent to Santa in order that they can be sorted for children in hospitals over the Christmas period.;

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Dec 22, 2020

Great to be trading back in Eastwood

It is very exciting to be back trading in Eastwood.  A converted store at Hilltop has re-opened as a Central England Co-operative store. Our dancing members came along to support the store.  They have missed their Dance Group as they had to close in March due to the virus, but it was lovely to s...

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Dec 22, 2020

Last Painting Group for the year

Our painters in Chesterfield have had to put their brushes away until the New Year.  Due to the restrictions the painters who meet at St. Thomas Church have had to stop meeting until it is safe to do so.  The Painting Group has been going for many years helping members to meet, chat and paint.  I...

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Dec 22, 2020

A re-cycling project a hit in Derby

A recycling project has proved a hit for a community group in Derby. The Society has just refurbished its Lichfield store and all the old racking and contents of the old cafe have all been recycled to support a project in Derby. The Derby Food 4 Thought project are converting an area into a com...

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