Congratulations to all of the fantastic volunteers who received awards at the Shining Stars 2013 event at Deda in Derby. Now in its third year, Shining Stars is a celebration event to recognise the contribution that volunteers make to life in Derby.
The Mayor of Derby, Councillor Fareed Hussain - pictured above with volunteers from Victim Support - presented the awards to the volunteers, who represented 26 different voluntary organisations in the city with 100 volunteers receiving certificates and awards. Click to see photographs of award winning organisations and individual award winners.
Click to find out why eight volunteers won Shining Stars awards.
Community Action Derby is a registered charity providing support and guidance for voluntary and community groups. We run training courses to help you learn new skills and have lots of resources to help you gather all the information you need to run your voluntary or community group effectively.
We also find out what is going on in your community and try to ensure that your community's needs and issues are taken into account when decisions are made by statutory bodies, such as Derby City Council.
Our website gives information about the services we offer, details of our current projects, how we can help your organisation and updates on the latest news and developments that impact upon the local voluntary sector.
We hope you find our site useful, but if you need any further information about what we do, please contact us on 01332 346266. And if you'd like your news published on this site email Jayne Williams or call 01332 227749.