To volunteer or not to volunteer?

Last week I was asked if I knew of anyway to put a potential library volunteer in touch with other like-minded people who had also expressed an interest. This comes as a result of Derby City Council proposing that 10 of the city's 15 libraries become Community Managed Libraries rather than being kept under the … Continue reading To volunteer or not to volunteer?

Fundraising for Nightshelter

Local Council funding for support of homeless people in Derby has significantly decreased in the last few years. At the same time, there has been an increase in the number of people finding themselves sleeping on the City's streets. There are number of charitable organisations that provide services and shelter for these people throughout the … Continue reading Fundraising for Nightshelter