Life insurance for you and the planet

Arranging for life insurance is a matter that few enjoy and the pain that can accompany the insurance when the time comes for it to be needed. Life insurance with Derbyshire Benevolent Trust is there to support you, and the planet. Our life insurance partners at Canada Life, via our Group Insurance Scheme provider Gallagher,…

Team UK at the IPA World Games

This month the long-awaited second edition of the International Police Association World Games took place in Montenegro. Trust member Brian Collins took part in the games and is here to share his experience. The second International Police Association World Games were held in the picture postcard coastal town of Bar, Montenegro during the second week…

Group Insurance Scheme renewal

The Derbyshire Benevolent Trust’s Group Insurance Scheme has been renewed for another year in partnership with Gallagher. Existing members of the scheme should have already received an email detailing the renewal of the relevant policies. Despite this annual renewal there is no change in the monthly payable premium. For current members who did not receive…

When two worlds collide

Monday April 25, 2022, a group of Derbyshire Sports club members convene at Hamble Point marina in Hampshire for a few days sailing training. The crews assemble and set out for a few days of hard sailing, practising, and developing sailing skills. I started sailing with the Sports club in 1995 and the opportunity provided…

Discounted town parking

Officers and staff have described parking in Chesterfield as a ‘nightmare’. So, Derbyshire Benevolent Trust has secured a deal that will allow its members to buy pre-paid parking cards at a heavily discounted rate enabling them to park in certain town car parks for £2.50 a day. “These are pre-paid cards with all the months…

Community growing project expands

Last year we ran a trial community growing project where some members were sent a packet of tomato seeds to grow at home. After the success of last year’s project, we extended the offer to all DBT members earlier this month and now a total of 160 members sign up for this year’s campaign, up…

DBT growing project update

Since June, we’ve had plenty of rain followed by a heatwave – not ideal circumstances for growing any vegetables at all! Tomatoes especially can be susceptible to blight in conditions like this. Nevertheless, our member growing project has persevered and produced some fantastic results. One member shared with us that their packet of tomato seeds…