Pounds on offer for projects


TIME is running out to claim thousands of pounds in cash prizes for groups helping boost the health of people in their area.

The Healthy Places Awards, run by NHS Derbyshire County in collaboration with the Derbyshire Times, its offering a share of an £8,000 prize pot to projects in Chesterfield, Bolsover and NE Derbyshire.

Projects should encourage people to get active, to eat healthier, or to feel happier. To enter, just download an application form from from www.derbyshirecounty.nhs.uk by clicking the link for the Healthy Places Awards.

The deadline is December 9.

By Ellie Hunter