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Proud to support our Community and its People with Voluntary Action

Events

Here you will find some of the events taking place in Amber Valley.

If you would like us to advertise your event for you, please email the event details to us at admin@avcvs.org 

Apr
24
Tue
Man Cave @ Amber Valley CVS
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Man Cave

Man Cave

Apr
26
Thu
Routine Playground Inspection Training @ The Whitworth Centre
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Routine Playground Inspection Training

RAD is very pleased to be able to offer this type of training again, after a two year absence. It is a must for any organisation with a responsibility of managing play and recreational areas.

The aim of this session is to enable your organisation to carry out routine visual playground inspections safely and to take appropriate follow up actions.

Date:             Thursday 26th April 2018 – Registration from 9.00am, session time: 9.30am – 3.00pm

Venue:          The Whitworth Centre & Park, Dale Road, Darley Dale, Matlock, DE4 2EQ

Fee:                £85 + VAT (£102)

The trainer, a member of the Register of Play Inspectors International Ltd (RPII), will lead a session on:

  • Child development – the importance of play and accessibility
  • Risk benefit judgments and how to minimise risks
  • Management, legislation, European Standards and how they may affect the operator & the inspector
  • A logical and systematic approach to inspecting including risk assessment
  • Practical inspection of playgrounds, approaches and surrounding areas
  • Essential aspects of inspection, maintenance and common faults
  • Documentation, reporting and importance of record keeping

Come prepared: Attendees need to wear appropriate warm waterproof clothing and suitable footwear. The outdoor practical session will take place even if it is raining!    

People can now book their place/s directly through our website. This is the quickest and easiest way to reserve places, and payments can be made online using either a Debit or Credit card.

Alternatively, please send your completed booking form to h.stubbs@ruralactionderbyshire.org.uk or post to Helena Stubbs, Rural Action Derbyshire, Town Hall, Bank Road, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3NN.

For further information about this event or any other village and community building training events, please contact Helena Stubbs on 01629 592973 or 01629 592970 or email: h.stubbs@ruralactionderbyshire.org.uk

You will then receive a confirmation of your booking, along with directions to the venue.

LIMITED PLACES – if demand is high, we will try and arrange a further session in the summer.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any queries about this training.

Living with a Long Term Condition @ Amber Trust
Apr 26 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
May
1
Tue
Man Cave @ Amber Valley CVS
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Man Cave

Man Cave

May
3
Thu
Living with a Long Term Condition @ Amber Trust
May 3 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
May
8
Tue
Man Cave @ Amber Valley CVS
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Man Cave

Man Cave

Amber Friendship Club @ Swanwick Methodist Church Hall
May 8 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
May
10
Thu
Living with a Long Term Condition @ Amber Trust
May 10 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
May
15
Tue
Man Cave @ Amber Valley CVS
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Man Cave

Man Cave

May
17
Thu
Hate Crime Awareness Training @ Committee Room 1, County Hall
May 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Hate Crime Awareness Training event dates organised by the Derbyshire County Council’s Community Safety Unit. This course is designed to provide an introduction to issues involved in supporting people affected by Hate Crime.

Participants will:

  • Gain an increased understanding of Hate Crime and its effects
  • Look at Hate Crime nationally and what this means for Derbyshire
  • Further develop skills to help you support people facing different forms of Hate Crime.
  • Have an opportunity to strengthen individual, team and organisational practices when responding to Hate Crime.

New training events have been arranged on the following dates:-

Thursday 17 May 2018 in Committee Room 1, County Hall, Matlock, 9.00am until 12.30

Wednesday 4 July 2018 in Committee Room 1, County Hall, Matlock, 9.00am until 12.30

How to book:

We have an online booking system for all of our courses – click here to find further information and the booking form, via the Safer Derbyshire website.

If you wish to attend please submit the online booking form. The places will be booked on a first come first served basis.

Please ensure you try and complete all sections of the booking form, as it may delay your registration if we do not have all your details. This is to ensure we register your place on the course against your personal learning record and will help us identify any issues of duplication.  All personal data is kept in a secure manner, using our learning management system, as relating to the Data Protection Act.

Please help us – pass this on…

We are aiming to circulate this invite as widely as possible to Community Safety Partners. Please help us by passing this e-mail to your colleagues and any contacts you have that fall into the above categories. We would rather partners receive this e-mail more than once, than miss out on the chance of a FREE Hate Crime Awareness Training Event.

Many thanks in advance for your completed booking forms and your help in passing on this information.