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22nd Jun 2017Trustee Roles & Responsibilities Training for Village Halls

A 3 hour Training Seminar on 26th July to help village hall management committees understand the constitutional and organisational issues involved in ...

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20th Jun 2017New food poverty project

New £1.6 million National Lottery project to tackle food povertyPeople in communities across the UK will be given support to tackle food poverty, und...

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20th Jun 2017Community Befriending Champions - MORE TRAINING DATES

Training Sessions for Community Befriending ChampionsThe next Befriending Champions Training sessions will be in: Melbourne on Wednesday 28th JuneLon...

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15th Jun 2017Research on Rural Issues

Rural issues survey by CCRI on behalf of Rural England looking at housing, transport, health, education, crime, broadband and mobile phone service.

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7th Jun 2017Will Government Focus on Rural Issues?

Rural Communities at the Heart of Government PolicyWith the results of the General Election now known, RAD's umbrella body Action with Communities in...

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6th Jun 2017RABI Fundraising Events

Fundraising events for RABI. Strawberries and Wine at 7pm on Wednesday 14th and drink, buffet, entertainment, look around the Park grounds, an auction...

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6th Jun 2017Volunteer Week - we salute you.

Read about the hard work of thousands of unseen volunteers who work tirelessly to run their local village hall for the benefit of the whole community.

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6th Jun 2017DDCVS Carers Quesitonnaire

Derbyshire Dales CVS (DDCVS) are undertaking a survey to capture concerns and issues of Carers in Ashbourne and the southern half of the Derbyshi...

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5th Jun 2017Vacancies

There is a vacancy for a RAD Trustee, a voluteer role involving 1 meeting a quarter plus some additional sub group meetings and a Community Developmen...

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10th May 2017Farming Life Centre Social Group Meeting

Social Group Meeting on 25th May at Bloylestone Methodist Church, Chapel Lane, Boylestone, speaker and refreshments. Supported by Derbyshire Agricultu...

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9th May 2017Derby Suicide Awareness Training Seminar

21st July 2017 9.30am to 1.00pm at Enterprise Way, Jubilee Business Park, Derby DE21 4BB.

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9th May 2017Local Communities: Joined up Care Derbyshire

Derby and Derbyshire's draft shadow STP (Sustainability Transformation Plan) and brief overview document.

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3rd May 2017Money House needs your vote

Money House project successfully shortlisted, but voting closes at 12 noon on Friday 5th May.

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13th Apr 2017Farewell to our CEO.

The Sad GoodbyeSylvia Green, after nearly 9 years as CEO at RAD, has today left to embark on her next adventure. Sylvia handed in her notice at the st...

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10th Apr 2017Funding Opportunity from Calor for 'off-gas' communities

Calor's Community Fund for 'off gas' communities to apply for grants of up to £5000 to improve local life.

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7th Apr 2017FREE Mental Health Awareness Training Seminars

FREE Mental Health Awareness training courses in Derbyshire.Does your role involve direct communication with the public? Are you aware of possible me...

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3rd Apr 2017New CEO Announced

RAD's new CEO announced Rural Action Derbyshire is delighted to announce that Beverley Parker has been appointed as the new CEO. She will take over fr...

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28th Mar 2017Sight Support Derbyshire Information Days

Information available on support services aimed at sight impaired people, their friends, relatives, carers and people who work in Health.

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27th Mar 2017CRT Funding and Support

Funding Support Offer and Practical Support Offer for The Coalfields Regeneration Trust.

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22nd Mar 2017Towards Work and Money Sorted Launch Events

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10th Mar 2017Launch of new Rural Crime team

Derbyshire Constabulary are launching a new Rural Crime Team on Monday 13 March at the Agricultural Business Centre in Bakewell at 10 am. The tea...

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8th Mar 2017NEW Energy Switching Service for Communities

RAD has joined forces with the energy switching company Utility Aid (UA) to offer charities and groups the opportunity to achieve significant savings ...

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7th Mar 2017Mycoplasma: The Human and Animal Cost

A successful event on 2 March in Boylestone where the Revd Prof Stella Mills presented findings from research into Mycoplasma bovis

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1st Mar 2017Applications invited for new members of the PDNPA

People with specialist experience in engaging with businesses commercially or skills in fund raising and sponsorship to grow engagement and support fo...

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27th Feb 2017Working to reduce the VAT burden for Village Halls

We are writing to Derbyshire MPs to try and generate parliamentary support for the ACRE lead proposal to remove the VAT burden on improvements and ext...

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24th Feb 2017New Community Venue in Matlock

A new community venue in the centre of Matlock has opened. Volunteers are wanted to help manage the centre. Rooms available for hire. Fully accessible...

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20th Feb 2017Access Audit for Community Buildings

An afternoon training session run by Nimbus Disability helping village & community hall managers understand their legal responsibilities. The Equality...

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31st Jan 2017RAD is looking for new Chief Executive Officer

Vacancy - Chief Executive Officer RAD is a well-established charity based in Matlock with an exciting and challenging time ahead and is looking for a ...

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31st Jan 2017Do you need a new oil or lpg boiler?

Energy Alliance is part of the ECO scheme which is government backed, regulated by Ofgem and paid for by the major energy companies. All homes are eli...

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26th Jan 2017Trustee Vacancies at RAD

RAD is looking for two people who are interested in making a difference in their community to join its Board of Trustees.

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23rd Jan 2017Derbyshire Money Week

Worried about money? Roadshows throughout February Half Term in Swadlincote, Matlock, Ilkeston, Clay Cross, Alfreton, Buxton, Chesterfield and Shirebr...

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17th Jan 2017FREE Universal Credit Seminar for Health & Care Professionals

Universal Credit Training in Derbyshire for Health and Social Care Professionals Matlock 15th February DWP benefits UC Alternative Payment Arrangement...

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12th Jan 2017LGBT+ Events in January and February

Derbyshire LGBT+ Lesbian Gay Bixexual Transgender Rainbows 50+

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4th Jan 2017Advice on funding and grants for sports clubs

Edwina Archer, from Derbyshire Sport will be in Bakewell on Tuesday 24th JanuaryIf you would like advice on funding and grants for your Sports Cl...

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