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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Debt and benefits support back by popular demand

 Back by popular demand, our debt and benefit support service will be running again on Fridays between 10am and noon. We are now offering 4 half hour appointments each week with a debt and benefits support worker, who will help women struggling to cope with debt and benefits issues. This might include help drawing up early debt repayment plans, preventing property repossession, accessing crisis loans, and making benefit claims and claim appeals.
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Derby Women's Centre are a Registered Charity No 1135743