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Community Oil Buying Scheme
Wheels to Work
Suicide Awareness Training
Financial Action & Advice Derbyshire
supports people in rural communities, villages and market towns. It is a county-wide independent organisation and registered charity.
Town Hall, Bank Road, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3NN
Rural Action Derbyshire is looking for local co-ordinators to help run its new bulk-buying scheme for domestic heating oil. The scheme, which has just been launched aims to bring communities together to make the most of joint buying power so that greater savings can be made and passed on to customers.
- 52% of people are struggling to keep up with bills and credit payments
- 16% of people do not understand their bank statements
- 3m people in UK with no bank account
- Estimated £112 million of income related benefits unclaimed every year in Derbyshire
Financial Action and Advice Derbyshire is a partnership of more than 55 agencies who have joined together to tackle the problem of financial exclusion.
Rural Evidence (OCSI Data) UPDATE
New reports are now available from RAD for £100. They include the 2011 census data and are invaluable for anyone planning a service in rural Derbyshire or contemplating a community plan as they provide data right down to parish level.
Reports are available for any settlement with a population over 300.