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Due to social distancing measures, the committee were unfortunately unable to meet in person for their June meeting. As a result, they used the platform Zoom to host the meeting. Coincedentally, this was one of the discussion points of the meeting: a move to acquire Zoom software might mean easier remote access for our members […]

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Unfortunately, our March committee meeting was cancelled. Whilst members of the committee were eager to meet in order to discuss and prepare for the annual reports and the upcoming AGM, it was decided that there were unnecessary risks posed by the travel requirements to make the meeting. Unfortunately, we do not know yet whether this […]

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After the success of last Summer’s Member’s Get-Together, D-UK have decided to host two Meetup events this year. The first of the year will be on February 1st at the Derby Midland Hotel (right opposite the train station). It will begin at 12.30pm and there will be a small buffet lunch provided. Members will be […]

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The committee met up in November in Derby. Despite many flooding issues around the main train lines, most of the committee members made it to the location and others managed to join via Skype call (which is new for us!). Main points of discussion were: Organising the February Members Get-Together (February 1st) Discussing the contents […]

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The committee got together in Derby last month to discuss the charity and share ideas on how to improve the functioning of our services. It was agreed that: On the back of our successful Get Together this summer, we are organising another Members’ Get-Together in February (details will be posted later); Christmas cards would be […]

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D-UK Christmas Cards This is a new venture for us and we hope that you like them. There are two designs as shown. The greeting inside both is ‘Best wishes for the Season ’. The cards come in packs of 10, with envelopes. Each pack contains 5 cards of each design. A pack of 10 […]

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We are currently experiencing some problems with our PayPal site. If you have paid for membership via PayPal and you haven’t received anything from us within two weeks, please get in touch with us at member@depressionuk.org. Please provide your name, address and the date of payment in an email and we will send you your […]

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Important dates for your diaries: 1st June 2019: Annual AGM Members are entirely welcome to join and make their voices heard. This will take place in Derby – expenses can be covered for travel. For more information, please email info@depressionuk.org. 6th July 2019: Member’s Get Together Members are meeting up from all over the country […]

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The committee met last week in Derby to discuss the progress of the charity. Highlights from the meeting inlude; Celebrating the success of the PenFriend Scheme Discussing fundraising options for the summer Welcoming a new volunteer

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Last month, our members voted to change how our membership operates with the idea of making it more inclusive and accessible to everyone. Basic membership is now free of charge! This entitles you to our newsletter (email only), access to the Facebook Chat Forum and Pen-Friend Scheme. Help us, by spreading the word and sharing […]

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