Meet Dora the DWC bear, now international traveller!

Meet Dora, Derby Women’s Centre’s mascot and now international explorer! Dora has been with DWC for as long as everyone can remember, but now she has decided to see some of the world and spread the word about Derby Women’s Centre. Dora is now safely home at the centre. She is busy planning her next expedition, so follow our blog to keep up with her travels around Europe and beyond. We hope you enjoy the photos below!
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Book sale raises 70 pounds for counselling support

On Saturday 26th May Derby Women’s Centre opened its doors to the public and became a book café for the day. Our communications officer Rose turned her hand to baking and made home made cakes and brownies. The freshly ground coffee, tea and refreshing fruit juices also went down a treat. We opened at 10am and had a regular flow of lovely visitors whom had stopped by to browse books whilst sipping on coffee and sampling our home baked goodies. We had a great turn out and would like to thank everyone who showed up and bought books. We managed to
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Book lovers invited to our Women’s Book Fair, Saturday 26th May

Derby Women’s Centre will be holding a Women’s Book Fair on Saturday, 26th May between 10am and 2pm to raise funds for our women’s counselling service. There will also be coffee and cake on sale baked by our very own communications officer, Rose. We have hundreds of great books from our former library, so we decided to turn the Women’s Centre into a book café for the day.  All the books are by or about women; on sale will be titles by Virginia Woolf, Margret Atwood and Mary Wollstonecraft to name but a few! It will also be a good
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Week at Derby Women’s Centre “a valuable experience”

Liz, a student health visitor and midwife, has spent the last week at Derby Women’s Centre to learn more about what services are available for women in and around Derby. We’ve really enjoyed having Liz here this week. Here’s what she has to say about her week here. Liz in the Derby Wome’s Centre office “Working briefly at Derby Women’s Centre has been a truly valuable experience and has felt like being part of a family. From speaking to the women who come here it is evident that they feel the same and find it comfortable to talk to staff,
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