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Jazz Up Your Life!

Jazz up your life!  On 28 June, we are holding an evening of cheese, wine and jazz at the Pump Room, Buxton, to raise funds for our Befriending and Sibling Support services. Tickets going fast! Don’t miss out. Call in to our Buxton Office, 16 Eagle Parade to buy...

Ellie and Lilly are raising money!

Sponsor Ellie and Lilly in the XRace to raise money for Sibling Support! Ellie, 8 and Lilly, 6 are taking part in XRace in Sheffield on 22 June to raise money for our Sibling Support service! Along with their mum Emma, our Office and Facilities Coordinator, and her...

Freewheeling in Bakewell!

Do you need to borrow a wheelchair in or near Bakewell for a short period of time? Thanks to a generous donation from Eyam Half Marathon, Connex Readycall in Bakewell are able to offer this new service to the local community. A brand new, self-propelled, aluminium...

Meet and Eat grant news

Great news! Our Buxton-based Meet and Eat group can now be run every fortnight, rather than once a month, thanks to grants from the University of Derby Community Fund and the Hall Bank Trust. The service takes groups of older people out for a meal together at a...

Making a Connex-ion for Comic Relief

As we all know, Friday last week was Red Nose Day, which raises valuable funding for Comic Relief to support community projects across the UK and overseas.  To help fundraise, Lynn Stone from our Alive and Kickin’ project set up a stand in the local Sainsbury’s...