How we help

Community Oil Buying Scheme

Buying oil in bulk to keep the cost of oil as affordable as possible. FREE to join.


Author: Emma Simpson

The Willow Project Home

Raising awareness of issues around Rural Domestic Abuse. Challenging Attitudes, Changing Lives.


Author: Skye Peat

Rural Hardship Funds

RAD has some Hardship Funds to help rural households with the cost of living crisis and help for off-gas homes.


Author: Emma Simpson

Rural Housing Enablement

Are you looking to increase affordable housing in your rural community?


Author: Emma Simpson

Wheels to Work

Providing mopeds and bicycles to help people access work, training or education.



Peaks and Dales e-bikes

Peaks & Dales E-Bike Holiday Hire helps you to discover Derbyshire in an exciting, environmentally-friendly way.


Author: Emma Simpson


Click here to read Blogs about aspects of our work.


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Managing the Cost of Living - Support and Advice

Are you worried about your household finances? Find out where to go for free expert advice and support.


Author: Joanne Peck

Struggling to pay your energy bill?

Find out about the support that is available in Derbyshire.


Author: Joanne Peck

Latest news

  • The Power of Volunteering

    A service of Celebration and Thanksgiving for the Voluntary & Community Sector at Derby Cathedral, 9th June at 2.30pm Read more

  • End of discretionary grant funding?

    DCC launches 12 week consultation to consider proposals to end discretionary grant funding to voluntary and community groups. Read more

  • Sad News

    Fiona Brookes, RAD Trustee sadly passed away after a short illness. Read more

Our Events

  • Network Sessions 2024

    Looking at current and future issues facing community spaces. Newton Solney - 19th June. Read more

  • Free CyberCrime Webinar

    A Free Webinar on Cybercrime, Fraud, and Online Scams Read more

  • Derbyshire Rural Domestic Abuse Awareness Training 10 July 2024

    Training for those who want to be more aware of the challenges faced by Victims of domestic abuse living in rural areas Read more