How we help

Meet 'The Derbyshires'

Our fictional family illustrate how people in Derbyshire can access RAD's services, linking family members to the various projects we manage.

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Community Oil Buying Scheme

Saving money on heating oil for homes and businesses across Derbyshire by bringing oil orders together to make the most of bulk oil buying.

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Financial Action and Advice

A network of Derbyshire wide organisations committed to tackling financial exclusion, including Food Banks.

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Agricultural Chaplain Service

Support for the farming community. What we do, and why it's so important. Confidential helpline: 01629 828460

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Neighbourhood Development Planning

Have a say over where new homes and businesses will go or what new buildings should look like.

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Suicide Awareness

Increasing awareness and breaking down barriers and the stigma of suicide and self harm.

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Wheels to Work

Providing mopeds to help people access work, training or education, allowing people to make decisions about their future without having to worry about transport.

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Become a Subscriber

Sign up to our eNewsletters to keep up to date with our work, funding opportunities and campaigns.

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Become a Member

It's free to join up and become a RAD member. You will receive newsletters, be asked to support campaigns, get involved in fundraising activities and are eligible to vote at our AGM and stand for election as a Trustee/Director.

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Follow us on Social Media

Link to our Twitter, Facebook and You Tube accounts. Like us and follow us and share our stories.

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Blog

Blogs, Coming soon...

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People helped through Wheels to Work

225k

Litres of oil ordered

1,258

People trained

Latest news

  • We're in the news

    Our successful Agricultural Chaplaincy project was featured in the Derbyshire Times in February. Read more

  • Nottinghamshire's first moped allocated

    Robert Clark from Huthwaite is the first person in Nottinghamshire to join the scheme, pass his CBT Plus and get a moped. Read more

  • Time for a Rural Strategy

    The Rural Services Network believes that the Government should produce a Rural Strategy to set out their priorities for England's Rural Communities and the Rural Economy for the future. Read more

Training & Events

  • Boylestone Rural Social Group Meetings

    The Rural Social Group meets on the 4th Thursday of the month from 2pm to 4pm at Boylestone Methodist Church. All welcome. Read more

  • Health & Safety and Hygiene - 3.4.19

    The essential information for village hall management committees on Health & Safety and hygiene, in a half-day training seminar. Read more

  • Suicide Awareness Training Erewash 15.5.19

    A half day training seminar for anyone who wants to improve their understanding of suicide and self-harm. Read more