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March 2021



Talks on net zero hosted by the University of Oxford and Oxford Martin School

8 March 2021 Oxford Net Zero.


Caring for Gods Acre offer webinars (donations) register email

3 Mar 2.30  Involving the community and 10 March 2.30 Involving volunteers.


Derbyshire County Council Mental Health training opportunities 


They offer a range of FREE virtual courses including:

  • Mental Health First Aid (Adult)
  • Mental Health First Aid (Youth)
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • E-learning Psychological First Aid
  • also fund Suicide Awareness courses run through RAD and Harmless which are posted on eventbrite.

Harmless are running training for people working with Derbyshire County residents:-

Mental Health Awareness

At the time of posting places are available on:


Thu, 18 March 2021  13:00 – 17:00

Mon, 29 March 2021  13:00 – 17:00

Wed 14 April  9.00- 13.00

Thur 22 April 13.00-17.00


Suicide Awareness Training 

To see availability and request a place follow the links by clicking on the date and complete the registration process. A link to the e-learning (1 hour in advance of session) will be sent to you when your place is confirmed.
Wednesday 28th April 2021     

Monday 10th May 2021             

Tuesday 25th May 2021            

Monday 21st June 2021            

limited numbers mean this training books up quickly and is only available for people in Derbyshire (excluding Derby City) working either in a paid or voluntary capacity with the public (particularly vulnerable groups at greater risk of suicide and self-harm) or acting as community representatives.

for more information, future dates and to book


Training webinars on moving towards net zero from the Church of England.


UK Climate Assembly videos can be found here.

Catch up with the October Eco Church Conference run by Diocese of St Albans at


Catch up with webinars from Caring for God's Acre or sign up from upcoming courses.


Free training for professionals working with children and young people and families in Derbyshire from Joined Up Derbyshire, NHS Derby and Derbyshire CCG.


FREE Online Drug and Alcohol Training
Derbyshire Alcohol Advice Service and Derbyshire Recovery Partnership are continuing to offer free drug and alcohol training and is being delivered online. 

Courses are free to health, social and community staff and volunteers working with adults in Derbyshire.

Mental Health AwarenessTraining from Harmless, funded by Derbyshire County Council.
For staff and volunteers in community sector organisations working with Derbyshire County residents


Suicide Awareness

Suicide Awareness training is available  from Rural Action Derbyshire as e- learning  in advance  plus virtual course (zoom)  more dates are expected as the first were fully booked.   This is free but does not include Derby City. Courses fill up fast.

Courses run by Harmless are booked on eventbrite. More info tel 0115 0088 281 or e:


Eating disorder charity First Steps ED are offering fully funded CPD accredited training to any professional who works with children and young people in Derby and Derbyshire.

For more info or to book.

Historic England learning resources including Technical Tuesday.



Rural Ministry Course

After the disappointment of COVID-19 cancellations, the Rural Ministry Course is back!

The Rural Ministry Course is designed for lay and ordained church leaders across the denominationsentering a rural appointment for the first time, and those already in rural ministry who feel the need for a ‘refresher’

Tuesday 11 – Thursday 13 May 2021 

Tuesday 15 – Thursday 17 June 2021

The course takes place at King’s Park Conference Centre in Northampton and costs £300 per delegate which includes a one-year subscription to Country Way magazine. 

Book by going to and following the links to our online booking form, or by contacting Deb Soesan, our office administrator, by email ( or phone (020 7685 3066).


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The Diocese of Derby

For SatNav directions, please use DE1 3DR. However, please note that the car park behind Derby Church House (Derby Cathedral Car Park) is contract only Monday-Friday and so unavailable to visitors. Paid parking is available at Chapel Street Multistorey Car Park (DE1 3GU), Park Safe (Bold Lane) DE1 3NT and the Assembly Rooms Car Park (DE1 3AF). Derby Cathedral Car Park is available as paid parking on Saturdays and Sundays.

Contact and Find Us

Derby Church House

Full Street, Derby DE1 3DR

01332 388650


Map and parking information