First Steps to host a charity ball

Our friends at First Steps Derbyshire are holding a charity ball at Pride Park Stadium on Saturday 7th July, which will feature Howard Webb, the referee from the 2011 World Cup Final. First Steps Derbyshire provide support for individuals whose lives are affected by eating disorders and this extends to family members, as well as the sufferers themselves. They are aiming to raise £10,000 to continue providing support to those who need it most.
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Thank you to our generous supporters, whoever you are!

Over the weekend we received a donation of £50 through our MyDonate page, boosting the amount raised for our fundraising appeal to over £1000! We do not know the name of the person that donated, but whoever you are, thank you! And thanks to everyone else who has donated, however small the amount. Without your support we would struggle to survive.
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DWC proud owners of 4 Leopold Street

Derby Women’s Centre is pleased to announce that it is now the proud owner of 4 Leopold Street, Derby. Derbyshire County Council recently transferred the property into our ownership through the community asset transfer initiative, which allows local councils to help local community groups and voluntary sector organisations take on responsibility for buildings or land in their area.  The deal will save the centre money and give us much more flexibility with cash flow. It will also allow us to rent out extra space in the centre to create income. Yasmin Nazir, our chief executive, said: “We are thrilled. Owning the building has really
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And the winner is …

The votes have been counted, and we can now reveal that the winner of our You Decide poll, where you decided which course DWC would run next, is the creativity course, which took 37.5% of the vote. The course starts today at 1pm, but you can drop by to next week’s session if you can’t make it this afternoon. In the friendly and supportive classes, you will learn to think outside the box and develop ways to express your creativity. It will include games and creative writing, among other things. Thanks to all of you who voted and we hope to see you on the course! To
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