Derbyshire Environmental Trust Funding

The Derbyshire Environmental Trust (DET) is running its own funding scheme aiming to distribute around £40,000 in 2019/20. Read more

Does your community want a Digital Hub

Would your community benefit from a Digital Hub? Do you have a community building that could be that place? Read more

Crowdfunding Campaign to Tackle Holiday Hunger

Feeding Derbyshire is Crowdfunding to raise £10,000 to provide activity clubs and meals for local children. Closed 25 June 2019. Read more

RAD in the news

Recent press, TV and radio coverage of current campaigns RAD is working on. Read more

News Flash - LEADER funding

If you're in Bolsover or North East Derbyshire area then this LEADER funding may be useful. Read more

Bishop of Derby

The Bishop of Derby has been spending time visiting local businesses and she joined us on 30th May. 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

Happy Birthday Wheels to Work

Celebrating Wheels to Work & Wellbeing's 15th Birthday today. There are at least 15 very good reasons why this project has been such a success. Read more

New Fund for Village Halls

Government funding of £3m launched for improvement of village halls and community buildings. Derbyshire halls urged to apply soon. Read more

Changes to Pension Credit rules could lose couples approx £7k pa - ACT NOW

From 15th May 2019 mixed-age couples will no longer be able to claim pensioner benefits. Affected couples could be £7000 a year worse off. Read more

We're in the news

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

Funding Success

Our Wheels to Work project has been awarded £286,275 from Big Lottery Fund to continue its great work for another 3 years. 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

International Women's Day

Here at RAD we have a fantastic team of successful women on the staff team, on our Board and as volunteers and we think it's something to celebrate. Read more

Village Halls Conference Success

A great turnout for our Fit for the Future conference for village and community halls was a great success. Next year's is already being planned - save the date - Friday 8th November 2019. Read more

Energy Funding Support

Households in energy debt, in need of energy efficiency white goods or boiler replacement/repairs can apply for funding Read more

More Training Dates Announced

Three training seminars in March and April 2019 specifically aimed at Village Hall and Community Building Management Committees. Read more

Self-Harm and Suicide Forum

SAVE THE DATE Derby & Derbyshire Self-Harm and Suicide Prevention Partnership Forum Annual Stakeholder Event Thursday 9th May 2019 Read more

Village Halls Week Event Success

A day of celebration on Friday 25th January to mark #VillageHallsWeek and Derbyshire Police & Crime Commissioner's 300th visit of his #D383 campaign. Read more

Village Halls Week 2019

#VillageHallsWeek Monday 22nd January 2018. A great opportunity to promote the wonderful world of Village Halls and show support for your hall. Read more

The Best Yet

A fantastic carol service on 2nd December, the best yet, with over 500 people and a record amount of money raised for charity. Read more

Crimestoppers Derbyshire Campaign

The independent charity Crimestoppers launches a new campaign appealing for information in Derbyshire with the aim of uniting communities against crime in the county in the fun up to the New Year. Read more

Rural Business Representation on D2N2 LEP Board

Following a recent LEP review, D2N2 are looking to bolster the private sector membership of the Board to strengthen their voice with Government. Nominations from rural Derbyshire businesses are encouraged. Read more

Rural Poverty in the UK

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, Professor Philip Alston has been visiting the UK to look into poverty in the UK. Read more