Parks Estate, Belper

Blue Box Belper is a Registered Charity (no.1178483), which aims to improve the quality of life for the residents of the Parks Estate (Belper). We do this through providing and supporting a range of local activities, as well as seeking to build a new Blue Box Community Facility, which will become a hub for the local community.  We are actively fundraising and finalising plans for the new building, and are always looking for local volunteers to help further the building project and support current activities.

OUR STORY

 

Blue Box Belper became a charity in May 2018, following its initial formation by several residents as a constituted community group in 2012.

 

The aims of the original group were to build the capacity for activities for children and young people on the Parks Estate, hosted from the original Blue Box building.

 

However, since the original building’s demolition following damage, the group began to develop plans for a new Community Centre, which would serve the needs of the whole community. Blue Box now organises and actively supports a variety of community events and activities.

LATEST NEWS

 

Upcoming Events:

 

• Josh Smith is walking 100 miles to raise money for Blue Box. You can sponsor him here: https://www.goldengiving.com/fundraising/jsmithpeakdistrictwalk

 

• Next Cuppa-Cake-Chat dates:  Friday 9th August, Friday 13th Sept, Friday 11th Oct. 3-4.30pm Early Years Centre. All welcome.

 

• Next Craft Group dates: Thursday 15th Aug 9.45-11.15am, Thursday 5th September 7.30-9.30pm, Thursday 19th September 9.45-11.15am, Thursday 3rd October 7.30-9.30pm. Early Years Centre, Alder Road. All welcome.

 

• Our Planning Application is in...now we wait!

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GET INVOLVED

 

This is a big project and we need lots of support to make it happen.

 

If you can help in any way, please do get in touch:

 

- help run activities/events

- helping with fundraising

- awareness-raising

- donations

- becoming a trustee

- writing funding applications

- delivering flyers

- hiring the new building for activities

- making/baking for special events

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