CRESWELL: New youth music project at Limestone House

A new youth music project is being funded by Derbyshire County Council and any young people from 13 to 19 years of age interested in developing their bands should contact Limestone House on 01909 724061 for the Thursday evening activity in Limestone Studio, Creswell. The studio can provide practice facilities supervised by youth workers and drum kit, amplifiers, keyboards and microphones are all available to use. Bands can get help with song writing, promotion and live events.

Local minibus journeys are organised by Limestone House: to Dobbies, The Dukeries at Welbeck, the Rother Valley Country Park and other local places of interest. Contact Limestone House for more information and to book your seat for outings.

The Wildlife Corner, in the Heritage Centre is a facility for people to record wildlife sightings. This information is reported periodically to Derbyshire County Council to show the diversity and the wellbeing of the local countryside From Monday, July 22 to March 2014 Limestone House is organising a project called ‘Reach out and Bring In’. The Limestone House mini bus will pick up elderly people, free of charge, who would like to visit Limestone House but have difficulty in getting there. The mini bus will return them home from 1.30pm. Phone 01909 724061 to book your place on the mini bus to visit Limestone House.

Activities held at Limestone House are: Mondays, 10am to 12 noon: The Knitting Club; Tuesdays: 1.30pm to 3.30pm, The Limestone House Job Club where support will be given in Job Search, preparing your CV, applying for jobs on line and more; Thursdays, 10am to 12 noon: The Genealogy Club in Limestone Studio; Thursdays, 1pm to 3.30pm: the benefits advisory service.

Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm and Saturdays 9am to 12 noon, visit the charity shop, the coffee shop and café and second hand book shop, community computers, the Heritage Centre, also the outdoor patio area where people can enjoy refreshments.