Appeal for past and present service users to share their story

Derby Women’s Centre is seeking to raise its profile and attract more funding and we are calling on the help of the women who use our services. When we approach funders and appeal to the public for donations, people always ask: what difference do you make to people’s lives? To help answer this we need past and present service users to tell us how the Women’s Centre has helped them. These stories will be used as case studies that can be published in our marketing, publicity and funding material – for example on our website, leaflets, funding bids and annual
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Want to win tickets to The Summer Session? Enter our competition below!

We’re giving away two pairs of tickets to The Summer Session: a Night of Live Music in Aid of Derby Women’s Centre. The Summer Session is the first ever live music event hosted by Derby Women’s Centre and it has some excellent musicians lined up to play. There will also be a raffle with some great prizes for music lovers. Here’s more information on the acts. CAUTION ELEPHANT Headlining the session will be Derby-based Caution Elephant. Their sound ranges from heavy and dark to light and playful. The band was formed by bassist Marley Butler and guitarist Emma Reading, who
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Wayne Rooney scores 60 pounds for DWC

Enjoy Wayne Rooney’s goal for England on Tuesday night? So did we! Derby Women’s Centre kicked up a fundraisng storm last night during the England match as some of our kind and generous followers pledged to donate 5 pounds for every England goal scored to the Women’s Centre. We raised a total of 60 pounds from Wayne Rooney’s spectacular tap-in at the beginning of the second half of England’s tense game against Ukraine last night. We’d like to say a big thank you to all those who donated, particularly to our patrons Kavita Oberoi and Parween Warsi, who donated 20
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The Summer Session: a Night of Live Music in Aid of DWC

We’re super excited about The Summer Session on 6th July, the first ever live music event hosted by Derby Women’s Centre. Musicians from across the Midlands will be playing on the night to raise money for the centre. The Summer Session has been organised on by two musicians from Derby – bassist Marley Butler and singer Laura Shackleton – with the help of Rose Williams, communications officer at the centre. Headlining the gig is Marley’s band Caution Elephant, an experimental indie outfit based in Derby. They will be joined by Laura’s Longford Family Band – a popular fixture on the Derby
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