Read the latest news from HDVC, including stories from our supporters.

Social Prescribing comes to Heathfield

Did you know that GPs are trying to avoid prescribing drugs to those suffering from anxiety, depression, social isolation and loneliness in our community? This is being replaced with ‘social prescribing’.  Volunteers in our area are helping people overcome their difficulties with activity and social interaction. There are countless different ways to help - from going to activity groups or just [...]

Do you have some time? Want to help?

We can find you the perfect place to volunteer Do you have time to spare?  Would you like to be involved with people, help with animals, work outdoors?  Join us in volunteering, make new friends and gain new skills.  Volunteering can be a real boost for your mental health as well as benefitting those you are helping.  Come in and chat [...]

Watch this space!

Wonderful opportunities to help your community Summer is probably over and the schools are back in session but there's no need for doom and gloom.  Raise your spirits and those of the people around you by volunteering.  Over the next few weeks and months we will be announcing some exciting new ventures, partnerships and collaborations with local charities and highlighting the [...]

Le Marche is back – can you help?

Calling all volunteers!  Would you like to help but can't spare a lot of time?  Le Marche takes place as usual on Bank Holiday Monday in August and would like people to help.  Simply donate an hour of your time to help man their information desk and there'll still be plenty of time to enjoy all that is on offer and [...]

The Heathfield Show

HDVC had 4 volunteers at the Heathfield Show and after volunteering for 3 hours, they then had the rest of the day at the show for free! Lots of stalls with bargains plus the animals, traction engines and all manner of fascinating agricultural machines! If you think you don’t have time for volunteering, this is only three hours a year so [...]

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