Thousands in cash prizes on offer for top health projects


IF you are part of a group that boosts the health of people in your area, then you could be in with a chance of winning a share of an £8,000 prize pot.

The money is rewarded as part of a competition run by NHS Derbyshire County in collaboration with the Derbyshire Times – The Healthy Places Awards.

The scheme is designed to help projects that improve the mental, physical and emotional health of participants. Groups in North East Derbyshire, Bolsover and Chesterfield can win anything from £250 to £2,000.

There is still chance to enter, and nominations can be made by the groups themselves or third parties.

To be in with a chance of winning, go to and click the link for the Healthy Places Awards.

Nominations close on December 9.